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What is the Peer-to-Peer Ethics Infoline?

C.A.R. now offers our REALTOR® members a free ethics infoline where they can be assigned a volunteer member who is trained in the Code of Ethics to assist them with their non-legal ethics questions.  

Members can ask questions about:

  • whether their own actions might violate the Code of Ethics
  • whether the actions of another REALTOR® member might violate the Code of Ethics

The Infoline volunteer is NOT an attorney and CANNOT give legal advice or answer legal questions! Additionally, the Peer-to-Peer Ethics Infoline is only available for members who are NOT currently involved in an ethics case at a local association OR members who are not a plaintiff or defendant in related, pending litigation.  

The Peer-to-Peer Ethics volunteer will not provide answers or opinions in writing. All information will be provided orally. Local association grievance committees and ethics hearing panels are not bound by the opinions provided by Peer-to-Peer Ethics volunteers.

What you will need

If you would like Peer-to-Peer ethics assistance, you must provide the following information:

  • Your name, email address, and telephone number
  • Your license number
  • A brief description of your ethics issue

Is this process anonymous?

The intake coordinator requires license information to properly assign the call to an infoline volunteer. This process is completely anonymous, and information will not be shared with any third parties.

 

REQUEST ASSISTANCE

 

You may also get Peer-to-Peer ethics assistance by calling (213) 739-9160.  The coordinator will ask for information required to screen your call for assignment to an infoline volunteer.  You MUST provide the requested information for qualifying purposes.

 

Interested in serving as a Peer-to-Peer Ethics Infoline volunteer? 

Become part of the team!  A member of our team will contact you upon submission of your application and provide you with the Code of Ethics Training course.  Pass the exam and you're in!   Click here to download an application

 

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