The term Realtor® identifies real estate agents who are members of the National Association of Realtors® and who have agreed to subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics. The local Realtor® Association is responsible for enforcing the Code of Ethics among its members.

The Realtor® Association of Sarasota and Manatee provides enforcement of the Code of Ethics to members and consumers, and arbitrates commission disputes. Information is provided below.

We suggest you review the FAQs below. Please contact Dianne Clark, Professional Standards Administrator at or by phone at (941) 952-3402 for more information and assistance.

Lockbox System Rules

New lockbox rules were recently approved by the Board of Directors, and are effective July 1, 2017.
If you have reason to believe an agent has violated these lockbox rules (after July 1, 2017), please complete and submit this form.