As per The New York Real Estate Sales Complete Guide 2nd Edition put out by Hondros Learning 2009, an agent owes these to a client in an agency relationship:
The easily recalled OLD CAR acronym keeps these performance expectations in the forefront of a licensee's mind.
Remembering your relationship and the duties that come with it can be challenging if a client
Sabotages plans you've already put into motion
Eschews any offers of assistance
But as recounted below in the uplifting 30 second spot, as part of the Realtor community, dedication to our clients and ethical service is primary. Realtors and fiduciary should forever be intertwined.
" 'That’s Who We R' serves as a reminder of what NAR has always stood for, while signaling where the organization is heading. For REALTORS®, the campaign is a rallying cry that instills pride in their everyday actions. For consumers, it’s an education about the REALTOR® difference."