The National Association of REALTORS® adopted the Code of Ethics in 1913, following the professions of medicine, law, and engineering.
The Code of Ethics is a detailed document that spells out the professional responsibilities of every REALTOR®. The Code assures your clients and customers that they are dealing with a professional who has their best interests in mind.
The Code of Ethics consists of 17 Articles and related Standards of Practice.Download the Code of Ethics
To order electronic/hard copies of the Code of Ethics and other policy publications, please visit the REALTOR® Store.
Hear audio clips of each Article (not including the Standards of Practice) by clicking the [listen] tags below, or visit this page to listen to the entire set on a single page.
Watch NAR’s video series, which includes 15 short video segments covering the Preamble, Articles, and Standards of Practice.