Code of Ethics Archive

Did You Hear the One About the Agent Who Sold that Home…?

By Dave Robison Sometimes selling is complicated. Sometimes, a home can sit for weeks, months, even years before there’s so much as a bite. But with the right knowledge and dialogue, selling a home can be as easy as...

What Makes a REALTOR® Different?

By Dave Robison What is the difference between a REALTOR® and a regular old Joe with a real estate license?  Can anyone you’ve asked from the public answer that question correctly?  Better yet, can all of the REALTORS® in...

The American Dream

By Subhi J. Gharbieh With everything that is currently going on in many parts of the Middle East, specifically Egypt, it really made me think about how blessed we are to live in this country. Being a first generation...
February 11, 2011

What Are Ethics?

By Toby Boyce According to Dictionary.com, one definition is that ethics are “the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.” As members of the National Association of...
April 15, 2010

Would You Provide Real Estate Pro Bono?

By Toby Boyce “Should NAR include a pro bono provision in REALTOR® code of ethics?” The question was posed to me recently on Twitter by Sellsius publisher Joseph Ferrarra. It is something Ferrara has been kicking around for a...
March 30, 2010