July 27, 2017

Law & Ethics: Ethics Articles

  • Thu, 06/01/2006

    Bruce Aydt answers your ethics questions.

  • Sat, 04/01/2006

    Bruce Aydt answers your ethics questions.

  • Wed, 02/01/2006

    Bruce Aydt answers your ethics questions.

  • Sun, 01/01/2006

    Although the code of ethics standards have evolved over the years, REALTORS® today still subscribe to the same basic principles of fairness, duty, and honesty that were the core of the original 1913 code.

  • Thu, 12/01/2005

    Standard of Practice 3-2 requires the listing broker to communicate any changes in offers of compensation before an offer to purchase is produced.

  • Sat, 10/01/2005

    The Code of Ethics doesn’t require brokers to compensate one another—but MLS rules may.

  • Mon, 08/01/2005

    A limited-service listing can be an exclusive listing even if it doesn’t provide the range of services you define as full service. Contact the broker first and obtain permission before you call the seller.

  • Fri, 07/01/2005

    When is it safe to step in on the sale?

  • Tue, 02/01/2005

    There are no predetermined rules for what constitutes procuring cause and what entitles a salesperson to a commission.

  • Sat, 01/01/2005

    Over nine decades, the Code has grown in meaningfulness, sentimentality, and value, becoming a shining symbol of integrity, pride, and professionalism. For the Code to remain vital, it must be polished—reviewed constantly in light of changing practices, business models, consumer expectations, and technologies.