June 25, 2016

Law & Ethics: Ethics Articles

  • Wed, 03/16/2016

    Listing brokers can’t lower payments to selling agents after a purchase offer is made.

  • Wed, 01/20/2016

    New ombudsman services at local associations can keep disagreements from escalating into more severe problems.

  • Thu, 07/09/2015

    How knowledge of REALTOR® ethics rules helped Alex Wang get a higher sales price for sellers.

  • Wed, 03/18/2015

    Ethical dilemmas crop up daily. Here’s how to avoid running afoul of five of the most common REALTORS® Code of Ethics complaints.

  • Wed, 03/18/2015

    It’s up to state and local boards to make sure members adhere to the Code.

  • Wed, 01/21/2015

    The ethics enforcement process gets a much-needed update.

  • Sun, 11/02/2014

    Listing agents should advise clients to treat all parties fairly, but decisions about disclosing terms belong to the seller.

  • Wed, 07/16/2014

    California’s five-year pilot program could lead to expanded enforcement of the REALTORS® Code nationally.

  • Fri, 05/02/2014

    How does a listing agent know when to disclose property line problems?

  • Tue, 01/21/2014

    A new protected class and enhanced assurances of competence are among the changes approved last year.