Code of Ethics Complaint

REALTORS® adhere to a strict code of ethics that requires fair and ethical business practices in all real-estate transaction related matters. The code of ethics is enforced by DMAAR. The Iowa Association of REALTORS® provides enforcement and mediation assistance to DMAAR in the form of a professional standards hearing and/or assistance from IAR legal counsel. Click here for the link to the 17 Articles to the Code of Ethics.  

If you know of a REALTOR® that is not practicing his or her business in a fair and ethical manner, please fill out the the following ethics complaint form, click here.


Mediation service is available for DMAAR members and their clients at Districtwide Mediation Program, Joe Harrison, Program Administrator, 2500 Thornton Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50321.  515-210-8361 or email  

Homesellers/Homebuyers Dispute Resolution System-Mediation Rules and Procedures 

Dispute Resolution System 

Agreement to Mediate

Request to Initiate Mediation-Transmittal Form