Association Industry Best Practices

Member brokers and designated REALTORS® of the Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS® voluntarily agree to subscribe on behalf of their licensees to the Association Industry Best Practices.  By agreeing to subscribe to these guidelines does not waive their obligation as REALTORS® to abide by the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics. The Association has three sets of Industry Best Practices:

  • Residential Co-Brokerage Industry Best Practices
  • Signage Industry Best Practices
  • Open House Industry Best Practices

Residential Co-Brokerage Industry Best Practices

Purpose:  The purpose of these Industry Best Practices is to establish generally recognized procedures that will facilitate communication between REALTORS® and that will assure/verify the transmittal of all offers and counteroffers and thereby better serve the public, and to establish and understanding among and between members of the Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS®, Inc. as to the methods to be employed in their relationship with each other, their clients, and the general public in Co-Brokerage.  These Industry Best Practices are not binding, but suggested for the purposes above.

To view a copy of the Association’s Residential Co-Brokerage Industry Best Practices, click here.

Signage Industry Best Practices

Purpose:  To promote among the members of the Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS® courteous and professional placement of signs in the effective marketing of properties.

To view a copy of the Association’s Signage Industry Best Practices, click here.

Open House Industry Best Practices

Purpose:  To promote courteous and professional standards among members of the Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS® concerning Open Houses.

To view a copy of the Association’s Open House Industry Best Practices, click here.


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