Do I Need to Take Code of Ethics?
Yes. Any licensee who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® must complete Code of Ethics. This also includes practicing appraisers.
How Often Must I Take It?
The National Association of REALTORS® requires all members to take Code of Ethics training on a biennial basis (once every two years).
When is the Deadline?
The current cycle is from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020, meaning the last day for completion is 12/31/20.
*REALTORS® who join the Association after January 1, 2019 and attend New Member Orientation have already fulfilled their Code of Ethics training requirement.
I Have Taken a CE Class that Also Counts for Ethics
Please submit a copy of your completion certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org, so that your record can be updated.
I Want to Take Ethics Online
The CE Shop offers the course below that will satisfy 4 hours of CE and NAR’s Code of Ethics.
● Cracking The Code
Real Time Learn offers the two courses below that will satisfy 4 hours of CE and NAR’s Code of Ethics.
● Scruples and the Code of Ethics| Instructor Jo Mangum
● Staying on the Right Path | Instructor Cindy Chandler
I am an Appraiser, I Don’t Need CE but I Need Ethics
Appraisers have the option of taking the free online course from NAR.
I Want to Take Ethics at WSRAR
Please reference the current CE schedule for Code of Ethics courses offered at WSRAR.
What Happens If I Don’t Take Ethics by the Deadline?
If you fail to complete Code of Ethics by 12/31/20. The following will occur:
- You will no longer be able to use the term REALTOR® in business transactions or on advertising
- You will be considered an “Inactive” member with WSRAR
- You will lose access to MLS