Prior to February of this year, the most violated Article of the Code of Ethics was that which prohibits accessing a listed property without the proper permissions from the listing agent. (Article 3, Standard of Practice 3-9). After only FIVE written complaints against showing agents failing to get that permission, accessing property and "getting caught", all chose to pay the $250 fine, rather than be subjected to a due process hearing. That particular violation seems to have been stopped in its tracks, as word spread that complaints were being filed.
Here are six more prohibitions covered under the Ethics Citation Policy that have not yet been "stamped out" and complaints should be filed:
Access the "Code of Ethics Citation Policy and Complaint Form" under QUICK LINKS on the homepage.