Certain real estate professionals are members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). As such, they earn the right to be called REALTORS® and agree to abide by the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. State and Local Boards and Associations of REALTORS® are responsible for the enforcement of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. This Code establishes professional standards for REALTORS® in addition to those required by law.
Between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2024, every REALTOR® is required to complete 2 ½ hours of Code of Ethics training. REALTORS® who have completed this training as a requirement of membership in another association are not required to complete additional ethics training until the next three-year cycle.
NAR offers Code of Ethics courses online, but the online courses are not approved for Alabama CE credit.