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Chamber of Commerce

Adelanto Chamber of Commercechamber of commerce
12012 Air Expressway,
P.O. Box 700
Adelanto, CA 92301-0712
(760) 246-5711
www.adelanto.com

Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce
17852 Highway 18,
Apple Valley, CA 92307
(760) 242-2753
www.avchamber.org

Baker Area Chamber of Commerce
72450 Desert Willow Ct, Baker, CA 92309
P.O. Box 131
Baker, CA 92309
(760) 733-4469
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Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 698 Barstow, CA 92312
Phone: (760) 256-8617
http://www.barstowchamber.com/

Daggett, California Chamber of Commerce
1-800-872-0222

Helendale Chamber of Commerce
15075 Vista Road, Ste. 27,
P.O. Box 1449,
Helendale, CA 92342
(760) 952-2231
http://helendalechamber.com/

Hesperia Chamber of Commerce
16816-D Main St.,
Hesperia, CA 92345
(760) 244-2135
www.hesperiachamber.org

High Desert Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
14443 Park Ave., Ste. A3,
Victorville, CA 92392
P.O. Box 2157
Victorville, CA 92393
(760) 241-6661
www.hdhcc.org

Hinkley, California Chamber of Commerce
1-800-872-0222
http://local-chamberofcommerce.com/HinkleyCaliforniachamberofcommerce

Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce
32750 Old Woman Springs Road,
P.O. Box 491,
Lucerne Valley, CA 92356
(760) 248-7215
http://lvchamber.net/

Needles Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 705
Needles, CA 92363
Phone (760)326-2050
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http://www.needleschamber.com/chambers/

Newberry Springs Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 116
Newberry Springs, CA 92365-0116
http://newberryspringscoc.com/Home_Page.html
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Phelan Chamber of Commerce
3936 Phelan Road,
Phelan, CA 92329-0010
(760) 868-3291
www.phelanchamber.org

Pinon Hills Chamber of Commerce
10405 Mountain Road,
Pinon Hills, CA
(760) 868-5801
www.pinonhillschamber.com

Victor Valley African American Chamber of Commerce
14368 St. Andrews Dr., Ste. D,
P.O. Box 1925,
Victorville, CA 92392
(760) 952-9152
http://vvaacc.tripod.com/number_one_chamber.html

Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce
14174 Green Tree Blvd.,
Victorville, CA 92393
(760) 245-6506
www.vvchamber.com

Wrightwood Chamber of Commerce
1270 Irene, P.O. Box 416,
Wrightwood, CA 92397
(760) 249-4320
www.wrightwoodchamber.org

Yermo, California Chamber of Commerce
1-800-872-0222

How to Choose the Right REALTOR?

logo web r blueAll real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR "®" logo on their business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reports that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again.

 

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Disciplinary & Arbitration

Before You File an Ethics Complaint

Filing Disciplinary Complaints and Arbitration Requests at the High Desert Association of Realtors®

for more information go to:  http://www.car.org/marketing/clients/ethics/?highlight=ethics 

Disciplinary and Arbitration


Even with the best of intentions, planning and preparation, occasional disagreements arise between agents and their clients or customers. If a monetary dispute arises from a real estate transaction or if you believe an agent mayimages have acted in an unethical manner, contact HDAR.

Complaints that are brought before the Association give those parties involved an opportunity to be educated about the REALTOR® Code of Ethics (and/or the Multiple Listing Service's Rules and Regulations. In addition, REALTORS® are judged by their peers as opposed to other individuals, who may be far less familiar with the practices and customs of the real estate industry.

Disciplinary


 What is it?

A disciplinary alleges that a REALTOR® has violated an Article(s) of the Code of Ethics or an MLS participant or subscriber has violated the Multiple Listing Service Rules and Regulations.

Who can file a disciplinary complaint?

Any person, whether a member or not, having reason to believe that an HDAR REALTOR® member or MLS participant or subscriber is in violation of any conduct subject to disciplinary action.

Disciplinary Forms

You can find the disciplinary forms here or click on the Disciplinary Forms link on the Community Information menu on the left.

Arbitration


What is it?

An arbitration request involves a dispute over entitlement to a monetary transaction (over a commission).

Disputes subject to arbitration include: disputes with other members arising out of the real estate business and their relationship as REALTORS®.

With respect to MLS participants and subscribers, they agree to arbitrate disputes that not only arise out of the real estate business but they must be in conjunction with a listing filed in or with the MLS. MLS participants/subscribers are not obligated to arbitrate with the general public or their clients.

Disputes subject to arbitration include: contractual disputes with a member's client arising out of an agency relationship between the member and client, provided the client agrees to submit the dispute to binding arbitration using the Association's facilities and be bound by the arbitration award.

Before filing a complaint or requesting arbitration, please contact HDAR at 760.244.8841.

Ombudsman Program

If you are in a dispute with a member, but do not want to file an official complaint, you may call our office to determine if your issue may be resolved through the use of our Ombudsman Program. This program is designed to have an experienced member contact both parties and attempt to settle the matter in a timely way. If no agreement is reached, the complainant may then file a formal Ethics complaint.ombudsman

The Ombudsman's role is primarily one of communication and conciliation, not adjudication, Ombudsmen do not determine whether ethics violations have occurred, rather they anticipate, identify, and resolve misunderstandings and disagreements before matters ripen into disputes and possible charges of unethical conduct. Ombudsman Hotline

Mediation


As an alternative to arbitration, the Association has available mediation. Mediation is a dispute resolution process whereby a mediator works with you and the other parties to facilitate a mutually acceptable resolution of your dispute. In comparison to arbitration, mediation is usually less adversarial and less formal and the parties are more directly involved in the decision making process to resolve their dispute. As a general policy, the Association promotes mediation and strongly encourages you to consider using mediation.
While the Association promotes mediation, please be advised of the following. If you are the complainant in the dispute, you still need to file an arbitration complaint with the Association to preserve your right to arbitration. Also, mediation is a voluntary process and a mediation conference can only be scheduled for those parties that agree to mediation. If any party to your dispute does not agree to mediation, arbitration will be necessary to resolve the dispute as it pertains to you and those parties. Finally, if you are unable to reach a mutually acceptable resolution of the dispute through mediation, an arbitration hearing will have to be scheduled. To request a mediation complete the Request for Mediation Form.

The mediation request from should be forwarded to:med

High Desert Association of REALTORS®
Attention: Diane Smith or Veronica Swarts Professional Standards Administrators
14281 7th Street
Victorville, CA 92395
Or
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Please feel free to contact a Staff Member at 760.244.8841 to determine which package is applicable to your case.

Print All Documents under your applicable Catagory & submit in person at the High Desert Association of REALTORS office at 14281 7th Street, Victorville, CA 92395.

  

Click HERE to view the Disciplinary Grievance Package

 

Click HERE to view the Arbitration Package

 

 

 

 

Fair Housing

WHAT EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HOUSING The sale and purchase of a home is one of the most significant events that an individual will experience in their lifetime. It is more than the simple purchase of housing, for it directly impacts the hopes, dreams, aspirations, and economic destiny of those involved. It is for this reason that the Fair Housing Act and other federal and state laws were enacted to guarantee ahousing right to a national housing market free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, and national origin.

THE LAW

Civil Rights Act of 1866

The Civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibits all racial discrimination in the sale or rental of property.

Fair Housing Act

The Fair Housing Act declares a national policy of fair housing throughout the United States. The law makes illegal any discrimination in the sale, lease or rental of housing, or making housing otherwise unavailable, because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

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Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

All REALTORS® must abide by NAR's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice outline duties that REALTORS® have to clients and customers, the public, and other REALTORS®. While the Code of Ethics establishes obligations that may be higher than those mandated by law, in any instance where the Code of Ethics and the law conflict, the obligations of the law must take precedence.

 Code of Ethics 2017

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