Many people do not know that REALTORS® are bound by a very specific doctrine known as the RECO Code of Ethics. This code is very specific with regards to disclosure for clients. So what are the obligations of REALTORs®?
Brokers and sales persons should:
a) deal with everyone in a real estate trade with fairness, honesty, and integrity
b) promote and protect the interests of their clients
c) provide competent and conscientious service and opinions - demonstrating reasonable knowledge, skill, judgement and competence
d) not contact or attempt to deal with another REALTORS® clients - this includes contacting people to say "why did you list with Kimberly rather than me"
REALTORS® are not allowed to make derogatory or critical comments about other RE