In the event of commission disputes between REALTORS® associated with different firms, REALTORS® shall submit the dispute to arbitration rather than litigate the matter pursuant to Article 17 of the REALTORS® Code of Ethics.

 Filing an Arbitration Complaint

  • Settlement must have already occurred.
  • Complete Form #A-1 (Arbitration Form #A1-Request & Agree to Mediate).
  • Review the Procuring Cause Guidelines
  • Attach a written summary of the situation and provide all documentation (such as listing agreements, purchase agreements, buyer contracts or disclosure forms) which support your complaint. You must submit 5 copies
  • Complaints must be filed with the Atlantic City & County Board of REALTORS® within one hundred eighty (180) days of the transaction or when the facts constituting the matter complained of could have been known in the exercise of reasonable diligence.
  • Include 5 copies of the complaint form and all attachments and submit the materials to the Atlantic City & County Board of REALTORS®.

For all additional questions and inquiries, please contact Vanessa Reale-Jones at 609-652-8486 or via email at