Ch 5: Ethical Conduct & Professional Duties in Real Estate

About This Chapter

This chapter covers the conduct that is expected of a licensed real estate agent and the activities that a licensee would be expected to perform. Our mobile-friendly lessons can help you answer exam questions on the subject of real estate ethics and professional duties.

Ethical Conduct & Professional Duties in Real Estate - Chapter Summary

Every profession contains its own code of ethics and calls its practitioners to common duties. Real estate is no different. Use the lessons in this chapter to study the expected ethical conduct of licensed real estate brokers and to review their professional duties to clients and to the public. When you've completed this chapter you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of real estate ethics
  • Understand general concepts of real estate ethics
  • Describe the real estate agent's duties to clients and to the public
  • Discuss conflicts of interest in the workplace

Our professional instructors have broken down the sometimes complex language of real estate ethics into easily-understood lessons. As you study each topic, be sure to follow up by checking your knowledge with our self-assessment quizzes. You can track your learning progress on your Dashboard.

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