Code Of Ethics

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:

  1. 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.
  2. STLREIA™ members will always conduct business in a professional manner.
  3. STLREIA™ members will strive to create safe and sanitary housing.
  4. STLREIA™ members should keep themselves informed on matters affecting housing in their community, including local, state, and federal laws.
  5. STLREIA™ members will be responsible to complete their own due diligence (homework) in all business dealings and will encourage others to do the same.
  6. 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.
  7. STLREIA™ members provide assistance to fellow STLREIA™ members whenever prudent and appropriate.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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).
  11. STLREIA™ members agree that STLREIA™ is not responsible for their actions or investments in any way whatsoever.