A REALTOR® is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.
The Code establishes time-honored and baseline principles that come from the collective experiences of REALTORS® since the Code of Ethics was first established in 1913. Those principles can be loosely defined as:
Loyalty to clients;
Fiduciary (legal) duty to clients;
Cooperation with competitors;
Truthfulness in statements and advertising; and non-interference in exclusive relationships that other REALTORS® have with their clients.
To earn a designation, a REALTOR has taken coursework and demonstrated specific skills, performance and knowledge in a particular area of the real estate industry.
Why Use an NAR Green Designee?
SIMPLIFY GOING GREEN
No matter what your role is in the real estate transaction, an NAR Green Designee can help you distinguish fact from fiction and make educated decisions about: green materials, energy-efficient technology, green ratings, green design, green living, green incentives and more!
BUY | If you're looking to buy a green home or building, use an NAR Green Designee as your resource throughout the buying process. NAR Green Designees work to serve you, not sell you. With extensive education on what makes a green home smarter, healthier, and more energy and resource efficient, an NAR Green Designee will discover what green aspects are most important to you and find you the right property.
SELL | You're Already Green - After investing in a green property, it's important to make sure such an investment is properly represented. An NAR Green Designee understands sustainable building features, products, and practices and can educate potential buyers on the savings your green property will offer.
You're Going Green - You have a lot of options before listing a home with green features. Whether your greening it a little or a lot, an NAR Green Designee can help you make the most of your investment and accurately market your property.
BUILDERS | When developing or building green homes and properties, there is one big question to answer; how green do you go? NAR Green Designees can help you make that decision. With advanced education in both buying and selling green properties, NAR Green Designees are trained to know what green buyers want, the most cost-effective ways to get it and the best ways to market and sell your green property.