Risk Management FAQ

Why should I use a REALTOR®?

REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly and subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics. They are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. Read about the full benefit and value of using a REALTOR®.


How do I file a complaint against a REALTOR®?

If you feel a REALTOR® has violated the Code of Ethics, please go here to read about the grievance and ethics complaint process: https://oregonrealtors.org/protect/code-of-ethics-enforcement_disputes/


I have a legal real estate question. Who do I ask?

At this time, we do not offer legal advice to non-members. We only offer legal advice for Oregon REALTORS® and affiliate members enrolled in our Legal Hotline Program. Learn more here. 


What is the Legal Hotline?

The Oregon REALTORS® Legal Hotline provides subscribers the opportunity to ask real estate-related questions of an attorney specializing in real estate and contract law. Oregon REALTORS® can support member subscribers on a variety of topics including disclosure, license law, contracts and offers.


What is the cost of the Legal Hotline?

A one-year subscription is $125 and begins from time of sign-up.


How do I submit questions to the Legal Hotline?

The Legal Hotline is open to members year-round, excluding weekends and holidays,  Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Call: (800) 633-9749

Email: legal@oregonrealtors.org

You can email questions at any time. Questions will be answered within 24 hours.


Where do I sign up for the Legal Hotline?

Complete the online subscription here. If you have any questions, please contact us at 503-362-3645.