Code of Ethics

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WE HOLD OURSELVES TO A HIGHER STANDARD

The buying, selling, ownership, and management of real estate are highly regulated segments of the free enterprise system in the United States of America. As such, members of the South Atlanta Real Estate Investment Association (South Atlanta REIA) must treat this enterprise with the utmost professionalism.

South Atlanta REIA members desire to expand their knowledge of real estate investing and management. In order to pursue these activities in a legal and ethical manner, all members of South Atlanta REIA will be held to a higher standard of ethical behavior. This includes, but is not limited to, the following list of behaviors.

Members of South Atlanta REIA will:

  1. Conduct themselves professionally, with the highest level of integrity.
  2. Accurately with high integrity represent material facts in their business dealings.
  3. Comply with all applicable local, state, and federal laws, including housing code standards for health, safety and habitability.
  4. Complete their own due diligence (research) in all business dealings and will encourage others to do the same
  5. Not place themselves in such a position where their interests may be in conflict, or appear to be in conflict, with the good of South Atlanta REIA.
  6. Act as a positive role model for the professions of Real Estate Investing and Housing Providers when dealing with tenants, the public, the media, government officials, and all others.
  7. Not make any unauthorized representations to the public, press or media with regards to South Atlanta REIA’s position on any matter without the written approval of the Executive Committee.
  8. Promote South Atlanta REIA in its positive image within the community, and to aid and assist in its growth.
  9. Not use the South Atlanta REIA logo, or other identification material or slogans, without the express written permission of the Executive Committee.

BY JOINING South Atlanta REIA, MEMBERS AGREE TO ABIDE BY THIS CODE OF ETHICS

The Real Estate Investors Association of South Atlanta REIA does not endorse any person(s) or organization(s). Its programs are designed to be educational, motivational, and enjoyable. (Remember, speakers primarily discuss techniques and methods that work for them.) Whenever actions involving purchases, sales, or tenant relations are being considered, rely upon the advice of your real estate professionals – your accountant, attorney, or other professional. Always seek competent legal and tax advice concerning your specific situation.