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Hot Home Trend: Western Gothic

2024-05-28T03:04:31-05:00May 28th, 2024|NAR|

Hot Home Trend: Western Gothic The Wild West aesthetic adopts moody accents in this up-and-coming design palette. By:  Melissa Dittmann Tracey Design & Architecture, Design Trends Powered by WPeMatico

Own a Business? Register with the Feds By 2025

2024-05-24T14:21:41-05:00May 24th, 2024|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/videos/window-to-the-law/updates-to-anti-money-laundering-rules https://www.nar.realtor/money-laundering-and-terrorism-financing https://www.nar.realtor/washington-report/fincen-extends-the-beneficial-ownership-rule-reporting-deadline-for-certain-entities https://www.nar.realtor/washington-report/fincen-issues-final-beneficial-ownership-access-rule https://www.fincen.gov/boi https://www.nar.realtor/washington-report/nar-engages-with-treasury-on-beneficial-ownership-matters SPE, Beneficial Ownership Filing, Special Purpose Entity Posted by: Byron King on 05/24/24 (This information is only accurate as of 05/24/24. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 05/24/24 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org [...]

SC Regulates Wholesaling in New RE License Law

2024-05-21T23:36:54-05:00May 21st, 2024|Legal FAQs|

https://www.scstatehouse.gov/query.php?search=DOC&searchtext=4754&category=LEGISLATION&session=125&conid=37998232&result_pos=0&keyval=1254754&numrows=10 Some excerpts on wholesaling: (44) "Wholesaling" means having a contractual interest in purchasing residential real estate from a property owner, then marketing the property for sale to a different buyer prior to taking legal ownership of the property. Advertising or marketing real estate owned by another individual or entity with the expectation of compensation [...]

The SC Governor Signs the New License Law

2024-05-21T17:00:20-05:00May 21st, 2024|Legal FAQs|

Read the new license law in the link below here. Stay tuned to SCR for education on the new license law. https://www.scstatehouse.gov/query.php?search=DOC&searchtext=4754&category=LEGISLATION&session=125&conid=37998232&result_pos=0&keyval=1254754&numrows=10 Posted by: Byron King on 05/21/24 (This information is only accurate as of 05/21/24. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 05/21/24 as laws and regulations may change [...]

Top Ten Plus Hotlines April 2024

2024-05-21T14:54:51-05:00May 21st, 2024|Legal FAQs|

Thanks to the SCR CFO Alan Leichtle for compiling the hotline statistics and automating the hotline software. Thanks to the SCR hotline administrator Shantee Albin too! 1. Forms. FYI the SCR standards forms committee has been meeting and will continue working on updates to the SCR standard forms for the SC license/laws and settlement updates. [...]

BICs, Are You Paying Too Much In Business License Fees/Taxes?

2024-05-20T17:09:54-05:00May 20th, 2024|Legal FAQs|

Only the BIC is required to hold a business license. Associated licensees operate under their BIC's business license. Typically, a BIC will hold one or more business licenses for all jurisdictions where business is conducted in that year (e.g., a listing closes in Spartanburg, then a Spartanburg Business License and a listing closes in Greenville, [...]

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