Risk Management

Oregon REALTORS® provides risk-management education, business tools and services to reduce risk, increase profitability and keep members abreast of current issues affecting the real estate industry. Oregon REALTORS® also works on the members’ behalf with ethics education and Code enforcement to maintain and enhance REALTOR®professionalism.

Legal tools and services available to REALTOR® members include:

Legal Hotline
Offers subscribers direct access to an attorney who can provide information on real estate issues including disclosure, license law, contracts and offers.

Risk Management Toolkit
The toolkit is a reference guide intended to be a source of information about professional real estate practices in Oregon.

Flood Insurance Toolkit
A great new resource for members offering links, documents and detailed information on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.

Buyer/Seller Advisories
A great resource for REALTORS® and their clients, it outlines responsibilities during a sales transaction, helping members to reduce their legal exposure.

DMCA Toolkit
Start protecting your online content with OAR’s DMCA Toolkit. A simple solution to know what you need to know and what you need to do.

Code of Ethics Guidelines

Only REALTORS® pledge to abide by the Code of Ethics, and only REALTORS® are held accountable for their ethical behavior.