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Laws, Ethics, and Regulations

Learn more about federal real estate laws such as Fair Housing issues. Find specific real estate regulations for your area. Read about ethical standards real estate pros are expected to follow.

Fair Housing
Fair Housing issues affect every aspect of the Real Estate Profession, from listing to showing to advertising. Get a better understanding of the laws here.

License Law
Visit your state's official real estate site to learn about licensing requirements, and the laws governing the sale of real estate in your area.

NAR Web Sites
Follow these links to find the official NAR Web sites for states within the US. You may need a password for some of the information, but in most cases you'll be able to read up-to-date information about real estate regulations for each area.

Real Estate Ethics
Even if you are not a Realtor who has agreed to follow the Realtor Code of Ethics, you should understand what is and is not acceptable behavior for a real estate professional.

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