Each year, changes in Professional Standards are approved by the Professional Standards Committee at NAR's national conventions. Likewise, changes in MLS policy are approved by the Multiple Listing Issues and Policy Committee. Changes to Membership Policy (before 2019) were approved by the Membership Policy and Board Jurisdiction Committee.
Read below to view key policy changes from year to year.
Professional Standards Changes
View key changes to Professional Standards for 2021 or for prior years:
For complete information detailing all changes, review the shaded portions of the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual.
MLS Policy Changes
View key changes to MLS Policy for 2021 or for prior years:
For complete information detailing all changes, review the shaded portions of the Handbook on Multiple Listing Policy.
Membership, Model Bylaws, and Association Jurisdiction Policy Changes
View key policy changes for 2019 or for prior years:
View annual changes to Model Bylaws here.