SUBMISSION DEADLINE: AUGUST 15, 2013
The Code of Ethics Leadership Award is presented to an individual REALTOR® member who exhibits leadership and knowledge of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, arbitration and/or professional standards, and who is known to share such information with other real estate professionals; has made presentations on Ethics before nominee's own association, other associations, or before civic and community groups; and who has participated in local, state, or national association grievance, professional standards, arbitration, or ethics related activities; has taught courses in REALTOR® ethics, either fee paid or voluntary.
Guidelines are as follows:
The following appears in the April/May issue of Commonwealth as “First Word.”
The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers. -Dave Barry
I challenged a friend of mine once, as we were beginning a four-hour, multi-state drive, to obey every single law – obey it to the point that even the most desperate small-town cop couldn’t find fault.
RI 410: The Code of Ethics IS Good Business - What is the Realtor® Code of Ethics good for? The Code is more than a list of do’s and don’ts. The course covers why the code is important for business success and includes a comprehensive review of the Code and case study analysis that will show you how to practice the code in your business everyday. Required for the GRI Designation.
How well do you know your REALTOR® Code of Ethics history? Here’s a pop quiz:
- How much was the term “Realtor” purchased for from its creator, Charles Chadbourn?
- When was the Code modified to include gender-neutral phrasing?
- How many languages is the Code available in?
2012 CET Training - How to Teach the REALTOR® Code of Ethics
(for Local Association Executives only)
The Virginia Association of Realtors® worked to help develop legislation to enhance the agency relationship disclosure requirements between licensees and those they represent. This means there are a number of changes to the existing agency laws in Virginia, and VAR wants to make sure that all members are up to speed on what they need to know to serve their clients and customers and stay in compliance with Virginia laws.