Realtors Michael & Anita Marchena, have been sworn to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ®
People use the terms REALTOR® and real estate agent interchangeably, but that is incorrect. There are differences between REALTORS® and real estate agents. They are not the same. Although both are licensed to sell real estate, the fundamental difference between a real estate agent and a REALTOR® is a REALTOR® is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®. As such, the main difference that you hear a lot about — but are likely confused about is that a REALTOR® must subscribe to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. But what does this mean to a consumer?
The Code of Ethics is strictly enforced it contains 17 Articles and various underlying Standards of Practice. It’s not just a bunch of rules that agents swear to uphold and adhere to. The Standards are much more restrictive and confining as to conduct than those governing agents who simply hold a real estate license. While there is no evidence nor guarantee that all REALTORS® are morally or ethically better than unaffiliated real estate agents, it is an attempt by the industry to regulate and, as such, deserves recognition. Keeping mind, of course, that even the non-NAR member “real estate agent” is held to the same legal standard, as a practical matter.
Here are 17 things that a REALTOR® promises to do that non-affiliates do not:
The National Association of REALTORS® was founded in 1908 and has more than one million members.
Michael & Anita Marchena are California licensed REALTOR®.
Open House: Saturday 02/17/18 11am-2pm | 28881 Wallflower Wy Murrieta 92563
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