The Diamond Difference Team, consisting of R. Patrick "Pat" & Barbara Diamond are REALTORS® with 44 and 37 years of experience respectively, all in the Lake Charles and Southwest Louisiana market. A REALTOR® is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.
The Code establishes time-honored and baseline principles that come from the collective experiences of REALTORS® since the Code of Ethics was first established in 1913. Those principles can be loosely defined as: Loyalty to clients; Fiduciary (legal) duty to clients; Cooperation with competitors; Truthfulness in statements and advertising; and non-interference in exclusive relationships that other REALTORS® have with their clients.
Designations are the letters you see behind a REALTOR'S® name. To earn a designation, a REALTOR® has taken coursework and demonstrated specific skills, performance and knowledge in a particular area of the real estate industry. Pat & Barbara Diamond have earned the CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) and GRI (Graduate, REALTOR® Institute) Designations. In addition Pat also holds the CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), e-PRO (Internet Proficient REALTOR® and the RECS (Real Estate Cyber Specialist) designations.