Real estate is one of the most highly regulated professions. When you contract with a licensed Real Estate Agent or REALTOR® your trained professional is not operating under their own guidelines, but the guidelines set forth by their state Real estate commissions. Additionally A REALTOR® is governed by a Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, (The Code) which are above and beyond state law and the Georgia Real Estate Commission.The trademark word REALTOR itself, in caps, with the symbol ® “REALTOR®” can only be used by those who have taken the oath and the ethics training. There is also a registration fee to become a member of the National, State and local board of Realtors, the nonprofit organizations that...

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