Professionalism in Real Estate Practice

2019 PREP

This PREP is based upon the Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, and Case Interpretations in effect January 1, 2019.

Click on the links below to access specific sections, or download the manual:

Table of Contents



The Code of Ethics—Assurance of Public Service and Protection

Aspirational Concepts Expressed in the Preamble

Narrative Explanation of Each Article with Synthesis of Related Standards of Practice and Case Interpretations

Appendix A—Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, National Association of REALTORS®

Appendix B—Sanctioning Guidelines

Appendix C—Professionalism in Real Estate Practice Detachable Certification Form

Appendix D—Pathways to Professionalism

Copies of the PREP can also be obtained from the REALTOR® Store.



Real estate professionals must be cognizant of copyright issues when it comes to listing content, most notably in connection with listing photographs.

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