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Biz License FAQ

By |2022-12-06T15:27:24-05:00December 6th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

(b) "Gross income for agents" means gross commissions received or retained. If commissions are divided with other brokers or agents, then only the amount retained by the broker or agent is considered gross income. SECTION 6-1-315. Limitation on imposition or increase of business license and real estate professional and auctioneer fees. (A) By ordinance adopted [...]

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property management faq

By |2022-12-06T15:25:57-05:00December 6th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

SECTION 6-1-650. Notice of dropped rental property. Real estate agents, brokers, corporations, or listing services required to remit fees under this section must notify the appropriate governing body if rental property, previously listed by them, is dropped from their listings. HISTORY: 2014 Act No. 188 (S.503), Section 1, eff June 2, 2014. Posted by: Byron [...]

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Property Management info

By |2022-12-06T15:23:36-05:00December 6th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

SECTION 6-1-560. Real estate agents required to report when rental property listing dropped. Real estate agents, brokers, corporations, or listing services required to remit taxes under this section must notify the appropriate local governmental entity or entities if rental property, previously listed by them, is dropped from their listings. HISTORY: 1997 Act No. 138, Section [...]

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NAR Legal Action Funding Information

By |2022-12-06T14:51:39-05:00December 6th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/about-nar/grants-and-funding/legal-action-program Posted by: Byron King on 12/06/22 (This information is only accurate as of 12/06/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 12/06/22 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org or email byron at screaltors.org) This information is not legal advice. This [...]

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NAR Legal: A BIC’s Team Risk Management Video

By |2022-12-06T10:35:03-05:00December 6th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/videos/window-to-the-law/legal-issues-for-teams State License Laws - team advertising must not give false impression of a standalone brokerage and must use the brokerage/company name in all advertising BIC Supervising associated licensees and teams, have copy of team agreement drafted by lawyers Employment Law/Policy (classifications...generally salespersons are often independent contractors and control can create non-licensed administrative employees or [...]

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NAR Risk Management Issues (12/6/22 Employment Law Webinar)

By |2022-12-01T11:43:02-05:00December 1st, 2022|Legal FAQs|

1. Q3 Risk Report The new Q3 Risk Report from the NAR Insurance Program is now available, and attached to this post. This quarter we're taking a deep dive into workplace safety. This issue covers: Legal requirements for workplace safety; Guidance for assessing threats of workplace violence; Best practices for workplace safety; NAR resources for [...]

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NAR on EPA LEAD RRP

By |2022-11-30T16:25:49-05:00November 30th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/legal/complying-with-federal-regulations/lead-based-paint-disclosure-guidance/epa-lead-based-paint-program-changes-impact-property-management Posted by: Byron King on 11/30/22 (This information is only accurate as of 11/30/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 11/30/22 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org or email byron at screaltors.org) This information is not legal advice. This [...]

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SCR Ethics Citations (“traffic ticket”)

By |2022-11-29T14:58:01-05:00November 29th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

Just like a traffic ticket citation, the ethics citation recipient can pay the fine and take the driver's education hours and settle the matter. Or just like a traffic ticket citation, the ethics citation recipient can request their traffic ticket be heard in court (e.g., before the REALTORS® serving as the Professional Standards Committee hearing [...]

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SCR Meetings/Events Code of Conduct and Anti Harassment Policy

By |2022-11-29T12:32:32-05:00November 29th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

Code of Conduct and Harassment Policy This SCR Code of Conduct and Harassment Policy (Policy) applies to all SCR-related meetings or events, whether held in public or private facilities, including meetings or events sponsored by organizations other than SCR and held in conjunction with SCR meetings or events, and any SCR member communications related to [...]

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SC DHEC on Lead

By |2022-11-29T11:05:36-05:00November 29th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

https://scdhec.gov/environment/your-home/lead-0 Posted by: Byron King on 11/29/22 (This information is only accurate as of 11/29/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 11/29/22 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org or email byron at screaltors.org) This information is not legal advice. This [...]

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