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NAR: New FHA Condo Rule in Effect October 15, 2019

By |2019-10-10T15:34:32-05:00October 10th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://realtorparty.realtor/about-us/long-awaited-fha-condo-rules-go-into-effect-oct-15?utm_source=rpnews&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=rpNews1019 Posted by: Byron King on 10/10/19 (This information is only accurate as of 10/10/19. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 10/10/19 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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California Passes Rent Control, Other States Consider Rent Control

By |2019-10-10T09:01:26-05:00October 10th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://magazine.realtor/daily-news/2019/10/09/california-tightens-up-on-rent-control Posted by: Byron King on 10/10/19 (This information is only accurate as of 10/10/19. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 10/10/19 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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Ethics Case 1-4: You Decide: Unprofessional NAR Ethics Violation or No Ethics Violation

By |2019-10-09T08:34:08-05:00October 9th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

Case #1-4: Fidelity to Client Client A contacted REALTOR® B to list a vacant lot. Client A said he had heard that similar lots in the vicinity had sold for about $50,000 and thought he should be able to get a similar price. REALTOR® B stressed some minor disadvantages in location and grade of the [...]

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NAR: 50 State Water/Flood Disclosure Summary

By |2019-10-08T08:43:17-05:00October 8th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/national-flood-insurance-program/state-flood-hazard-disclosures-survey Posted by: Byron King on 10/08/19 (This information is only accurate as of 10/08/19. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 10/08/19 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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NAR on Flood Disclosure

By |2019-10-08T08:21:30-05:00October 8th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/window-to-the-law/flood-insurance-and-disclosures Posted by: Byron King on 10/08/19 (This information is only accurate as of 10/08/19. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 10/08/19 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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FAQs on Proposal MLS Cooperation

By |2019-10-07T12:57:28-05:00October 7th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://higherlogicdownload.s3-external-1.amazonaws.com/THEHUB/MLS%20Coop%20Proposal%2092019.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAVRDO7IERBJP4KSQZ&Expires=1570474533&Signature=jpNLVr6w8J3CvFBiTioZm1Z8eek%3D Posted by: Byron King on 10/07/19 (This information is only accurate as of 10/07/19. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 10/07/19 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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NAR General Counsel Article in REALTOR Magazine On Moehrl Lawsuit

By |2019-10-07T12:55:51-05:00October 7th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://magazine.realtor/news-and-commentary/commentary/article/2019/09/lawsuit-against-nar-is-baseless?AdobeAnalytics=ed_rid%3D56072%26om_mid%3D1475%7CRealtorMagNews_2019_10_07%26om_nytpe%3DREALTOR%20MAG%20NEWS Posted by: Byron King on 10/07/19 (This information is only accurate as of 10/07/19. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 10/07/19 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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Pools, Ponds, Lakes, Spas, Dams, Tubs & Kids, Tenants, Residents, Guests/Animals (invited and uninvited)

By |2019-10-04T09:08:07-05:00October 4th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

We have all read the tragic stories of deaths and injuries involving people and animals and water (e.g. drownings, flooding, toxic algae/bacteria, snake/alligator attacks, waterborne diseases, mosquito bites/illnesses, smells, unsightly pond scum). There are many high tech risk management tools now such as alarms in/around the water and on doors/windows/gates that access the water. Remember [...]

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Risk Management: Seller Disclosure Form = liability shield

By |2019-10-02T13:23:47-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Legal FAQs|

Are you being sued? Obtain legal counsel. Apply for SCR legal action support. SC code (license law) 40-57-350: (G)(1) A licensee shall treat all parties honestly and may not knowingly give them false or misleading information about the condition of the property which is known to the licensee. A licensee is not obligated to discover [...]

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Legal Hotline 803-772-5206 DO NOT CALL THE DISCONTINUED 800 NUMBER

By |2019-10-02T11:01:42-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Legal FAQs|

SCR legal hotline 803-772-5206. Please remove the discontinued 800 number from your contacts. New SCR fax number 803-620-4730. Emails to SCR lawyers: Legal at SCREALTORS.org (general mailbox) Info at SCREALTORS.org (general mailbox) Byron at SCREALTORS.org (attorney) Austin at SCREALTORS.org (attorney) Nick at SCREATORS.org (CEO and attorney) Posted by: Byron King on 10/02/19 (This information is [...]

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