Ethics Complaints, Arbitration & Related Information

Ombudsman Program

The ombudsman program is an optional, but highly recommended solution to resolution. Essentially, it’s an informal mediation. In some instances, it can address and solve minor complaints from the public. It can also solve inter-REALTOR® conflicts before they become serious problems.

Ethics Complaints

If you feel that you have been mistreated by a member of Washington REALTORS® (WR), please submit your Ethics Complaint via our online professional standards submission form. Filing an Ethics complaint is a simple and straightforward 5-Step process.


As a Designated REALTOR®/Broker, if you feel that you were entitled to a commission on a closed transaction, submit your Request for Arbitration online. Filing an Arbitration request is a simple and straightforward 7-Step process...