Homes for Sale Sarasota Realtor

Homes for Sale Sarasota Realtor - MISSION STATEMENT

Homes for Sale Sarasota Realtor is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive, timely and accurate information on all aspects of Sarasota real estate and homes for sale.

Our mission is to keep information up to date and timely and to provide the best possible services.

Professional Standards

The Code of Ethics that all Realtors® abide by separates Realtors® from real estate agents. By becoming a member of the Sarasota Association of Realtors®, a real estate agent agrees to "take an extra professional step" and embrace and comply with the Code of Ethics.

SUMMARY

The Realtor® trademark is a service mark used for a licensed real estate professional affiliated with the National Association of Realtors® signifying adherence to a strict Code of Ethics.

The Code of Ethics that all Realtors® abide by separates Realtors® from real estate agents. By becoming a member of the Association, a real estate agent agrees to "take an extra professional step" and embrace and comply with the Code of Ethics.

Duties to Client and Customers

Article 1: REALTORS® protect and promote their clients' interests while treating all parties honestly.

Article 2: REALTORS® refrain from exaggeration, misrepresentation or concealment of pertinent facts related to property or transactions.

Article 3: REALTORS® cooperate with other real estate professionals to advance their clients' best interests.

Article 4: When buying or selling on their own account or for their families or firms, REALTORS® make their true position or interest known.

Article 5: REALTORS® do not provide professional services where they have any present or contemplated interest in property without disclosing that interest to all affected parties.

Article 6: REALTORS® shall disclose any fee or financial benefit they may receive from recommending related real estate products or services.

Article 7: REALTORS® receive compensation from only one party, except where they make full disclosure and receive informed consent from their client.

Article 8: REALTORS® keep entrusted funds of clients and customers in a separate escrow account.

Article 9: REALTORS® make sure their contract details are spelled out in writing and that parties receive copies.

Duties to the Public

Article 10: REALTORS® give equal professional service to all clients and customers irrespective of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Article 11: REALTORS® are knowledgeable and competent in the fields of practice in which they engage or they get assistance from a knowledgeable professional, or disclose any lack of expertise to their client.

Article 12: REALTORS® paint a true picture in their advertising and in other public representations.

Article 13: REALTORS® do not engage in the unauthorized practice of law.

Article 14: REALTORS® willingly participate in ethics investigations and enforcement actions.

Homes for Sale Sarasota Realtor - Duties to REALTORS®

Article 15: REALTORS® make only truthful, objective comments about other real estate professionals.

Article 16: REALTORS® respect the exclusive, professional relationship that other REALTORS® have with their clients.

Article 17: REALTORS® arbitrate financial disagreements with other REALTORS® and with their clients.

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