Does your business have a code of Ethics?
Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors has a code of ethics and encourages their members to adopt their own code of ethics to protect our buyers, our sellers, our tenants and our service providers.
Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors adheres to a code of ethics in accordance with the National Real Estate Investor’s Association.
MAREI members are expected to be civic-minded and willing to operate with high standards of honesty and integrity. It is our duty to conduct ourselves with the highest principles of the free enterprise system. We strive for MAREI to be synonymous with competence and fairness. As MAREI members, we hereby bind ourselves to this code of ethics:
- We shall not discriminate against any person with regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, handicap or familial status as defined by current Kansas, Missouri, or Nebraska law.
- We shall recognize that real estate is a service related industry.
- We shall refrain from engaging in any illegal practices, or defrauding any member, customer, or association, with the aim of always conducting business in a professional manner.
- We shall endeavor to stay informed and updated on matters affecting housing in our communities, and adhere to local, state and federal laws.
- We are individually responsible for our own due diligence and continuing education. Members are expected to verify any and all assumptions regarding business decisions to prevent falling victim to fraud, misrepresentations and illegal practices.
Further, if any allegations of conduct considered detrimental to the purposes and interest of MAREI are received in written and signed communication to the management, we will consider the matter. Should a decision to take further action be made, a furnished copy of said allegation(s) to the accused, who shall be given adequate time to reply. Thereafter, management shall take such further action as it may deem property and in accordance to this code of ethics.