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PROFESSIONALISM PROFESSIONALISM PROFESSIONALISM

By |2020-01-15T16:21:35-05:00January 15th, 2020|Legal FAQs|

2020 SCR Professional Standards Committee Chair Lisa Alexanderand 2019 SCR Professional Standards Committee Chair John Smith Watch this video where these REALTOR® leaders discuss Article 16 that prohibits interfering in agency relationships/agreements aka "poaching" other REALTORS®'s clients. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6Bq0ljGGIs Posted by: Byron King on 1/15/20 (This information is only accurate as of 1/15/20. You must contact [...]

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Ethics Case 16-2

By |2020-01-09T15:40:56-05:00January 9th, 2020|Legal FAQs|

Article 16 – REALTORS® shall not engage in any practice or take any action inconsistent with exclusive representation or exclusive brokerage relationship agreements that other REALTORS® have with clients. Client A gave a 180-day exclusive right to sell listing of a commercial property to REALTOR® B, specifying that no “for sale” sign was to be [...]

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Surveillance in Listings (Audio/Video)

By |2020-01-09T15:02:56-05:00January 9th, 2020|Legal FAQs|

The entire surveillance issue incorporates issues arising from several laws already on the books that were not specifically drafted to address modern home security devices but arguably might be applied with criminal/lawsuit consequences for the seller, licensee, and brokerage (e.g., wiretapping, peeping Tom, eavesdropping, other). There is a risk for real estate licensees to communicate [...]

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FAIR HOUSING 2020: All REALTORS Should Read ASAP: BIC’s discuss at your broker meetings.

By |2020-01-09T10:24:52-05:00January 9th, 2020|Legal FAQs|

Don't Discriminate. That is easier said than done many times. It is human nature to judge people based on their appearance, their clothing, their vocabulary, their accent, their vehicle, their job, their income, their credit score. But, REALTORS® are held to a higher ethical standard than human nature. REALTOR® ethics article 10: Prohibits discrimination in [...]

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NAR Code of Ethics 2020 – Full Manual

By |2020-01-07T13:30:35-05:00January 7th, 2020|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/sites/default/files/documents/NAR-CEAM-2020.pdf Posted by: Byron King on 1/7/20 (This information is only accurate as of 1/7/20. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 1/7/20 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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2020 NAR Code of Ethics

By |2020-01-07T13:21:03-05:00January 7th, 2020|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/about-nar/governing-documents/code-of-ethics/2020-code-of-ethics-standards-of-practice Posted by: Byron King on 1/7/20 (This information is only accurate as of 1/7/20. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 1/7/20 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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The zipForms online training:

By |2020-01-06T10:47:33-05:00January 6th, 2020|Legal FAQs|

https://ziplogix.com/ziplogix-academy/ Learn online. Live, recorded training, instructors. Posted by: Byron King on 1/6/20 (This information is only accurate as of 1/6/20. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 1/6/20 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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NAR Secondary Membership Quiz

By |2019-12-19T12:22:05-05:00December 19th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/about-nar/policies/secondary-membership-quiz Posted by: Byron King on 12/19/19 (This information is only accurate as of 12/19/19. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 12/19/19 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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NAR Legal Opines on Fair Housing Issues: Interpreters/Transportation

By |2019-12-19T11:46:12-05:00December 19th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

The NAR legal department opined to SCR that real estate licensees have no duty under ADA, Fair Housing Laws, and NAR Fair Housing Ethics Article 10 to provide language interpreters in the transaction, nor transportation for mobility-impaired consumers to showings of listings. That being said, the NAR legal team are not SC judges nor SC [...]

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See Something, Say Something

By |2019-12-19T11:31:35-05:00December 19th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

REALTORS® can help law enforcement address human trafficking. If you see something suspicious in neighborhoods or rental properties while practicing real estate, law enforcement requests that you file a report. https://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign/share-resources?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fy20dec&utm_term=socialmedia&utm_content=2019-12 Mark Your Calendars – #WearBlueDay is Saturday, January 11th January is dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking. Blue Campaign's largest awareness event is [...]

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