Code of Ethics

What is It?
The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and subscribes to is strict Code of Ethics . Only those agents who are members of NAR can use the term REALTOR®. REALTOR® is not a synonym for real estate agent. Click Here to Find Out More About NAR’s Code of Ethics.

Click Here to View the Code of Ethics in its entirety.

Code of Ethics complaints are filed through Georgia REALTORS (GAR). If you wish to file a Code of Ethics complaint, click here to visit GAR’s website.

Who Needs To Take It?
The National Association of REALTORS® requires that all members take Code of Ethics once they join a Board. The Code is what sets REALTORS® apart from other real estate professionals. When you take the Code of Ethics class, you are stating that you will follow a strict Code of Ethics promoting professionalism and an ethical real estate practice.

All REALTOR®members are required to take Code of Ethics in Cycle 4 which is from 2013 to 2016.

If you are a new member and have not taken Orientation/Code of Ethics, it is being offered at NAMAR located in Duluth on November 2 and December 13th. It is $30 and you get 3 CE Credits. Please contact the NAMAR office at 770-495-7300 to Register.

If you have taken Orientation and are renewing your Code of Ethics, you may

  1. Renew online at www.nar.realtor. Select Code of Ethics for existing members under the education tab. It is FREE but no CE Credit.
  2. The Code of Ethics class is being offered at NAMAR located in Duluth on  November 15th and December 7th. It is $30 and you get 3 CE Credits. Please contact the NAMAR office at 770-495-7300 to Register.
  3. You may take Code of Ethics with your Broker or online through The CE Shop. If taking online through The CE Shop, it is $29 and you get 3 CE Credits. Use the Coupon Code SUMMER35 TO SAVE 35%. Please email a copy of your certificate to janet@i85nbor.com so that we can update your records.