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Phone: (609) 624-3500    1546 Route 9 North    Swainton, NJ 08210

Professional Standards

The information and links on this page pertain to enforcement of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, including; ethics complaints and violations, disciplining of Members, and the mediation and arbitration of disputes as defined in Article 17 of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. Every REALTOR® takes an oath pledging to uphold the Code of Ethics of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) upon joining the Cape May & County Association of REALTORS®. The Cape May County Association of REALTORS® administers the Code of Ethics process for its REALTOR® members. The Cape May County Association of REALTORS® members subscribe to the REALTOR® Code Ethics as a condition of membership, and agree to uphold the Code of Ethics in their business dealings with clients, customers and other REALTORS®.    National Association of Realtors® Standards

Ethics, Arbitration & Mediation

Any person having reason to believe that a member is guilty of any unethical conduct subject to disciplinary action may file a complaint in writing with the Cape May & County Association of REALTORS®.

In the event of commission disputes between REALTORS® associated with different firms, REALTORS® shall submit the dispute to arbitration rather than litigate the matter pursuant to Article 17 of the REALTORS® Code of Ethics.

An ombudsman is an individual appointed to receive and resolve disputes through constructive communication and advocating for consensus and understanding.

Mediation is a voluntary and private process in which a neutral party helps individuals resolve arbitrational disputes.

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