The Objectives of the Port Angeles Association of realtors®

To unite those in the recognized branches of the real estate profession for the purpose of exerting a beneficial influence upon the profession and related interests.

To promote and maintain high standards of conduct in the real estate profession as expressed in the Code of Ethics of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

To provide unified medium for real estate owners and those engaged in the real estate profession whereby their interest may be safeguarded and advanced.

To further the interests of home and other real property ownership.

To unite those engaged in the real estate profession in this community with the Washington REALTORS®, thereby furthering their own objectives throughout the state and nation, and obtaining the benefits and privileges of membership therein.

To designate, for the benefit of the public, individuals authorized to use the terms REALTOR® and REALTORS® as licensed, prescribed and controlled by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

How to File an ethics Complaint

The basis for filing a complaint against a REALTOR® should be an allegation by the complainant that a REALTOR® violated one or more of the articles of the Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS®. Click here for a brochure on filing an ethics complaint.

If you wish to file an ethics complaint with the Board, you need to follow these steps.

Please read through the Articles of the Code of Ethics before writing your complaint. Be sure to read the Functions of the Grievance Committee (included on the complaint form) for limitations on our process.

Site an Article or Articles that you feel have been violated.

Complete, sign and date the complaint form. Attach an explanation of the situation surrounding the complaint. Be as specific as possible. Attach copies of any and all pertinent documents such as listing agreements, purchase and sale agreements, addenda, etc.

Send the entire package to the Port Angeles Association of Realtors® Attn: Grievance Committee, keeping a copy for yourself. Here is a link to the form.

For additional information on The Code of Ethics/professional standards on the National Association of Realtors® website click here.