The ownership and management of real estate is a highly regulated segment of the free enterprise system of the United States of America. As such, the members of the STLREIA™ must treat this enterprise with the utmost professionalism. STLREIA™ members desire to expand their knowledge of real estate investing and management. In order to pursue these ends in a legal and ethical manner, all members of STLREIA™ will be held to a higher standard of ethical behavior.
STLREIA™ members agree to the following:
- STLREIA™ members will act as positive role models for the professions of real estate investing and housing providers when dealing with tenants, the public, the media, government officials, and all others.
- STLREIA™ members will always conduct business in a professional manner.
- STLREIA™ members will strive to create safe and sanitary housing.
- STLREIA™ members should keep themselves informed on matters affecting housing in their community, including local, state, and federal laws.
- STLREIA™ members will be responsible to complete their own due diligence (homework) in all business dealings and will encourage others to do the same.
- STLREIA™ members agree to disclose any and all known information about any property that may adversely affect the property value or that may cause the buyer any present or future hardship.
- STLREIA™ members provide assistance to fellow STLREIA™ members whenever prudent and appropriate.
- STLREIA™ members shall endeavor to promote STLREIA™ in its positive image within the community, and to aid and assist in the organization’s growth prosperity.
- STLREIA™ members will NOT make any unauthorized representation to the public, press or media with regards to STLREIA™’s position on any matter, and not represent any legislative or political position as though it is that of the organization, without Board approval.
- STLREIA™ members will NOT use the STLREIA™ logo, or other identification material or slogans, without the express written permission of the Board of Directors (or Trustees).
- STLREIA™ members agree that STLREIA™ is not responsible for their actions or investments in any way whatsoever.