Washington Post-Licensing COURSE
Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications
As a real estate professional, you’re likely to encounter unexpected ethical dilemmas as you go about your daily business. That’s why the National Association of REALTORS® provides its members with a regularly updated Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Adopted in 1913, the Code consists of 17 Articles and supporting Standards of Practice that provide ethical principles for dealing with clients and customers, the public at large, and other REALTORS®. Of course, knowing those guidelines and understanding how to efficiently put them into practice can be two different matters.
Enter The Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications. In this course, you’ll review each Article, gain insight into recent changes, and discover important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you’re always ethical in your business practices. Plus, you’ll walk through real-life scenarios designed to hone your ethical instincts.
Course highlights include:
- Meets both regular ethics renewal requirements and new licensee ethics course requirements
- History and evolution of the Code, the preamble, and the Code’s influence on state licensing laws
- Structure of the Code
- Review and application of the Code’s Articles and Standards of Practice
- Tips for applying the Code’s principles and guidelines to your practice
- Importance of ethical behavior in NAR members and non-members alike, fostering a spirit of cooperation
- Mediation and arbitration, with arbitration as the monetary dispute resolution process between REALTORS®
- Application of Article 17 of the NAR Code of Ethics to the complaints and hearing process
- Grievance committee vs. professional standards committee
- Activities and examples to illustrate the practical application of the new information and frame it in everyday context
*This course meets the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement. You’ll need to confirm with your local REALTOR association if it will accept it.