Strict Code of Ethics

REALTORS® take seriously doing business the right way. They operate under a strict Code of Ethics (2018)

National Association of REALTORS® help

Use this LINK to access NAR's Code of Ethics, professional standards, and mediation resources.

Have a dispute? Illinois REALTORS® can help

Illinois REALTORS® believe in doing business the right way. Part of our commitment to our clients is pledging to help resolve disputes. The association offers several services to its members and their clients.

Consumer/REALTOR® Help Line ... Real estate transactions can be complex. For members of the public it sometimes helps to have someone knowledgeable about real estate practices to answer basic questions or work to resolve minor disputes. Sometimes a member is unable to resolve a dispute with another member. Illinois REALTORS® has a team of Ombudsmen who work with consumers and REALTORS® to resolve disputes. FIND OUT MORE

Ethics Citation Program ... Illinois REALTORS® operate under the REALTOR® Code of Ethics which outlines standards of professional practice. If a dispute arises with a REALTOR® regarding several provisions of the Code, complaints may be filed for review by a panel of Illinois REALTOR® members which specializes in ethical standards. The complaints, which can be filed anonymously, can come from REALTORS® or REALTORS®’ clients. FIND OUT MORE