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 6 which is from 2019 to 2021.

Once you join the I-85N Board of REALTORS, you have 90 days to take the Orientation/Code of Ethics class.


A Mega Code of Ethics Event will be held November 2nd and 4th. Four classes will be held during the two-day event.

November 2, 2021 / 9 am – 12:00 Noon / Instructor: Tom Gillett / REGISTER ONLINE
November 2, 2021 / 1:00 p – 4:00 pm / Instructor: Karen Loftus / REGISTER ONLINE

November 4, 2021 / 9 am – 12:00 Noon / Instructors: Nakia Brooks & Lisa Oden / REGISTER ONLINE
November 4, 2021 / 1:00 p – 4:00 pm / Nakia Brooks & Lisa Oden / REGISTER ONLINE

The classes will be held at The Venue at Friendship Springs located at 7340 Friendship Springs Blvd, Flowery Branch, GA 30542. Sign-In begins at 8:30 am and the class starts promptly at 9 am and 1:00 pm. After completion of the course, you will receive 3 hours of Continuing Education Credit. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED, ALONG WITH $20 PAYMENT. The $20 is non-transferrable if you fail to cancel prior to the class date.


You may take Code of Ethics training online at .You may take it for free with No CE Credit or for $29.95 with 3 CE Credits. Once you begin the course, you have 30 days to complete the course. Just like the orientation, please notify that you have taken the course so we can update your file.

You may also take Code of Ethics with your Broker or online through The CE Shop. If taking online through The CE Shop, it is $19 and you get 3 CE Credits.  Please email a copy of your certificate to so that we can update your records. Click here to Register.

Orientation is available online. Once you watch the video, please email the following statement to so that we can update your records reading, “I, name, watched the New Member Orientation video in its entirety on date.” Click here to view the Orientation video.

Most of all, thank you for being a member of the I-85 North Board of REALTORS!!