Information related to the many aspects of membership policy and procedures for boards/associations, including: how policies are created, purpose and functions of local and state associations, the three-way agreement, Board of Choice, and much more.
Arbitration is an informal hearing in front of a neutral third party or panel, the arbitrator(s), who discovers the facts of the dispute through testimony and evidence and then renders a final determination of the dispute, called an arbitration award.
Local Associations may, at their discretion, adopt the following harassment policy as part of their association bylaws. If adopted, the procedures that follow should be used when considering complaints alleging harassment of association employees by members.
The "Board of Choice" concept allows REALTORS® to choose the board to which they want to belong on the basis of the factors they decide are most important, rather than being limited by office location or jurisdictional boundaries.
Commonly asked questions and Statements of Membership Policy concerning Board of Choice and Board of Choice Across State Lines policies.
Member records are updated on the NRDS system, NAR’s Internet-based database.
NAR Board of Directors at the 2011 Midyear Legislative Meetings & Expo in May approved a motion to extend the date by when all associations must be Central Database Compliant.
After reviewing these materials, associations voluntarily decide whether they will offer mediation to consumers. Mediation can be initiated through the use of a mediation clause in the association's standard forms.
There are a number of different ways in which photographs of properties arrive in a Multiple Listing Service ("MLS").
This Dispute Resolution System (DRS) is designed to resolve disputes between buyers, sellers, and real estate brokers/salespeople not otherwise covered under Article 17 of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.