NAR's Code of Ethics, adopted in 1913, was one of the first codifications of ethical duties adopted by any business group. The Code ensures that consumers are served by requiring REALTORS® to cooperate with each other in furthering clients' best interests.
The Code of Ethics
View the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS® Effective January 1, 2019.
- Also see the Code of Ethics for 2020 (PDF: 797 KB) which will be effective January 1, 2020.