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How to File for Arbitration

The information and links on this page provide information pertaining to the arbitration of disputes as defined in Article 17 of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and related Standards of Practice.

Correspondence pertaining to request and agreement to arbitrate, hearings and other confidential matters and proceedings should be directed to:

Greater Boston Association of REALTORS®
One Center Plaza, Mezzanine Suite
Boston, MA 02108
ATTENTION: Professional Standards Administrator

General inquires and requests for information may be sent here

Reference and Resources:
Before you file an Arbitration Request (PDF) »
General Instructions and Information for Filing an Arbitration Complaint or Response (PDF) »
Inter-board Arbitration Agreement (PDF) »
Procuring Cause – An Introduction (PDF) »
NAR Legal & Policy Division/Code of Ethics (Login Required) »

Request and Agreement to Arbitrate (Form #A-1) (PDF)
Request and Agreement to Arbitrate-Inter-board Arbitration (Form #A-1) to be filed when disputes involve REALTORS® from other local Boards/Associations (PDF) »
Designation of Representative (PDF) »
Designation of Representative – Inter-board Arbitration (PDF) »