Did you know that REALTORS® are bound to uphold and adhere to the National Association of REALTORS'® Code of Ethics?
What does this mean to you? Well, for starters, each of the Articles of the Code (there are 17) relate to various relationships and transactions REALTORS have with the the public.
For example, the first few Articles of the Code relate to the REALTORS® relationship with the customer or their client.
Article 1 states that a REALTOR® has a responsibility to protect and promote their client's best interest. There are many ways that this obligation can play out in a transaction. Mostly, the REALTOR® should be looking out for your best interest.