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DEONTOLOGICAL CODE OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS OF CATALONIA

 

In the provision of mediation, advice and management services in real estate transactions with

in relation to operations of sale, rental, exchange or assignment of real estate and the rights over

These, including their constitution, the real estate agent must observe the following code of ethics.

 

CUSTOM NOTE. The real estate agent will not advertise or offer real estate, nor will it receive amounts or

will formalize any contract or pre-contract with third parties without prior subscription of the corresponding note

commission, and you will not accept it if you do not have sufficient competence and capacity to develop it.

The note of The assignment will be subject to the rules of the Law on the right to housing that regulate it.

 

PRINCIPLE OF LEGALITY. The real estate agent will act subject to current legislation and ethical codes

established in the sector, with special consideration towards the protection of the rights of

consumers and users, without making references or using names that induce or may mislead or

confusion regarding the true nature of your business or establishment and the services it provides.

 

PROFESSIONAL DILIGENCE AND INDEPENDENCE. The real estate agent will act diligently, honestly,

professional responsibility and independence. It will not act as a mediator for both parties, unless there is

an express agreement in this regard.

 

CAPACITY. In the development of those assignments that, due to their complexity, require technical advice or

legal out of reach, the real estate agent will recommend, in the interest of his clients, the opportunity to

require it.

 

PROTECTION OF CLIENTS AND CONFIDENTIALITY. The real estate agent will protect and promote

legitimate interests of its clients, always acting with fidelity, loyalty, impartiality, absolute discretion and

respecting the principles of confidentiality and professional secrecy, always subject to the laws.

 

PROTECTION OF CONSUMERS AND USERS. The real estate agent will not carry out, encourage or

participate in situations or actions of discrimination, harassment, substandard housing, overcrowding or any

another form of illegal accommodation.

 

PRINCIPLES OF LOYALTY AND HONESTY. The real estate agent will not obtain hidden benefits and

undertakes not to acquire in part or in full, or through third parties, natural or legal persons with

those that maintain a personal, professional or shareholder relationship from which a conflict of

interests, no real estate or right over the one with respect to which the commission has, unless the client lends

express consent in this regard.

 

INCOMPATIBILITIES . The real estate agent linked to the public administration by a relationship

administrative, labor or service provision will refrain from managing or intervening operations regarding

to those real estate located within the territorial demarcation in which this relationship is developed,

with the aim of avoiding situations from which conflicts of interest may arise.

 

PRINCIPLE OF TRUTH. The real estate agent must comply with the regulations that prohibit the use of

illicit advertising and, especially, the regulatory norms and mandatory mentions of advertising and

offer established by the Law on the Right to Housing. Likewise, it must be adjusted to the principle of truthfulness, so that it does not hide fundamental data of the objects to which they refer and does not induce or may induce recipients to no confusion or error with financial repercussions.

 

VERIFICATION OBLIGATION. Before signing any document related to the transaction with third parties,

the agent must have verified the data provided by the principals and the ownership, charges and

Property registration liens.

 

INFORMATION OBLIGATION. The real estate agent must provide the minimum information in writing

contained in the Law of the right to housing before receiving any amount on account of the price of the

transaction. Likewise, the full text of this will be available to customers, consumers and users.

code of ethics.

 

CONTRACTUAL PRINCIPLES. The real estate agent must respect and enforce the contractual principles

established by the Law of the right to housing, and especially:

• Must be scrupulous with respect to the principles of precision, clarity and simplicity in writing,

in such a way that direct understanding is possible and without references to texts or documents that do not

have been provided previously or simultaneously to the formalization of the contract.

• It must respect the principle of good faith and a fair balance between the rights and obligations of

parties, excluding abusive clauses, according to the definition established by the legislation for the

defense of consumers and users.

 

DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTATION. The real estate agent must comply with and enforce to his clients the

Obligation to deliver the minimum mandatory documentation in the sale and lease required by Law

of the right to housing.

 

TRAINING. The real estate agent must be permanently informed of the laws and regulations

conditions of the real estate market, and you must make your employees observe this code of ethics and

make them follow the professional training and retraining programs of the sector appropriate to the tasks they

develop.

 

COMPETITION. The real estate agent will ensure that relationships with his professional colleagues are

presided over by the principles of respect, collaboration and loyalty, and will refrain from advising or interfering in exclusive orders managed by them.

 

RESPONSIBILITY AND CAUTION. The real estate agent must establish and maintain a guarantee and a policy

of civil liability with permanent validity that allows you to respond to the amounts you receive as long as they are not made available to the recipients, and to answer for their professional activity.

 

REGISTRATION OF APPROVAL. The real estate agent must be registered in the mandatory Registry of

homologation of the Department of Environment and Habitatge of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

 

COLLABORATION PRINCIPLE. The real estate agent will inform the administration of the Generalitat of

Catalunya and / or, if necessary, to the professional association to which it belongs, of all those actions of which

is aware that they do not comply or do not respect this ethical code or contravene the precepts of the Law

of the right to housing.

 

ID. In all documents, commercial paper and advertising the agent must identify himself with his registration number to the mandatory registration. Likewise, it will place in each of its establishments, in a place visible to the public, the plate approved by the regulations of the aforementioned registry. Property agents real estate agency in exercise can share the registration badge with the collegiate badge and the number of collegiate.

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