Liberty REIA Code of Conduct & Ethics
Liberty REIA members desire to expand their knowledge of real estate investing, network with local real estate investors and grow a real estate portfolio. In order to pursue these ends in a legal and ethical manner, all members of Liberty REIA will be held to a higher standard of ethical behavior.
In interpretation of these and other obligations, Liberty REIA members should accept the guide handed down through the centuries and embodied in the Golden Rule, “Whatsoever you would have others do unto you, do so unto them”. Accepting this standard, Liberty REIA members pledge to observe in spirit and all activities through associates, other business professionals, the public and through personal contact, technological communication or other means to conduct their business with the tenets set forth below.
This includes, but is not limited to the following list of behaviors:
- Liberty REIA members will seek to construct WIN-WIN transactions which benefit all parties to the agreement.
- Liberty REIA members will not intentionally misrepresent any material fact in their business dealings.
- Liberty REIA members should keep themselves informed on matters affecting housing in their community, including local, state, and federal laws.
- Liberty REIA members will create safe and sanitary housing.
- Liberty REIA members will act as positive role models for the professions of real estate investing and housing providers when dealing with tenants, the public, the media, government officials, and all other business associates.
- Liberty REIA members agree to disclose any known latent (hidden) material (important) defects in the condition of the home.
- Liberty REIA members will never market any property over which they do not have legal control.
- Liberty REIA members will always seek the counsel of professionals for any issue in which they are not well versed.
- Liberty REIA members will be responsible to complete their own due diligence in all business dealings and will encourage others to do the same.