As a condition of membership, local and state associations must meet the National Association of Realtors® Organizational Alignment Core Standards.  The requirements fall into six categories:

  1. Code of Ethics
  2. Advocacy
  3. Consumer Outreach
  4. Unification Efforts and Support of Realtor® Organization
  5. Technology
  6. Financial Solvency

Associations must certify compliance each and every year.  The purpose is “to raise the bar for Realtor® Associates and ensure high quality service for Realtors®. 

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT TO THE CONSUMER?

  • Realtors® are the Voice of Real Estate promoting market statistics and/or real estate trends and addressing issues affecting property rights.
  • Realtors® are held to a high standard of conduct and professionalism.
  • Realtors® support communities in meaningful ways every day.

WHY IS THE IMPORTANT TO A REALTOR®?

  • Every member is provided with the services they deserve.
  • It is the opportunity and obligation of the association to secure the value of our brand to the public.
  • Every member has the opportunity to increase his/her professionalism.