Some NAR members balked at approving a case interpretation that specifically says a preacher speaking to his congregants would be in violation of the Realtor Code of Ethics
Even earnest agents make false steps that end up in an ethics violation, a suit or revocation of a license. Check out Inman's handy charts to learn the consequences of 10 situations
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 26
Realtors convicted of a 'felony or crime involving moral turpitude' may be subject to discipline under membership rule
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 22
Bryan Greene, NAR's vice president of advocacy policy: 'We feel we owe a debt and that the future prosperity of our industry and the economy depend on us doing this work'
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 11
National Association of Realtors members discussed whether supporting certain political candidates, using the wrong pronouns or opposing same-sex marriage could be hate speech
Missives that disclose race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity are risky for buyer's agents and listing agents
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 24
Broker and ethics hearing officer Barbara Betts detailed the ways agents misrepresent themselves and the transaction, sometimes inadvertently
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 24
The National Association of Realtors' board of directors approved a slew of new policies Monday, including rules that require agents complete ethics training less frequently
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 12
The trade organization is mulling a policy change that would require its 1.3 million members to complete code of ethics training every 3 years instead of every 2 years
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 10
Opinion
This was not our finest hour
by Jay Thompson May 22
The National Association of Realtors unveiled 'Commitment to Excellence,' an online program that lets agents test their professionalism and proficiency and recommends steps for improvement
Realtors are mixed on the benefits of publicly sharing the names of violators, while NAR leaves it to local associations to decide
by Patrick Kearns Sep 12
Policy changes adopted by the board of the National Association of Realtors remain voluntary and still don't publish the names or photos of ethics violators to the public
by Andrea V. Brambila May 21
Announces support for legislation to add sexual orientation and gender identity to Fair Housing Act
by Patrick Kearns May 17
NAR's Melanie Wyne and industry attorney Mitch Skinner discuss federal regulators' concerns ahead of June real estate competition workshop
by Andrea V. Brambila May 16