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November 2022 NAR Board Of Directors Minutes – NAR Ethics Update in Minutes

By |2023-01-17T10:02:48-05:00December 19th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

https://higherlogicdownload.s3-external-1.amazonaws.com/THEHUB/eb3cbda4-f394-443b-a783-01851c2760d9_file.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAVRDO7IEREB57R7MT&Expires=1671460733&Signature=6nW66YvwvEqA%2F459vXY8Te3rU9I%3D Posted by: Byron King on 12/19/22 (This information is only accurate as of 12/19/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 12/19/22 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 Code of Conduct and Anti Harassment Policy for SCR Meetings and Events

By |2023-01-20T12:19:24-05:00December 17th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

@SCR events and meetings... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Bms-jip5YQ Use good judgment. Follow the Golden Rule. Look out for each other. Drink responsibly. These events and meetings are business and social events and provide you the opportunity to give back to your profession and to make contacts for referrals. These are professional SCR events and meetings so conduct yourself [...]

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ALERT: EPA Conducting Lead Paint Sales Files Inquiries

By |2022-12-17T12:23:19-05:00December 17th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

In addition to reports of EPA conducting lead hazard RRP audits of property management lead certification, there are reports of EPA inquiring about sales documentation with lead hazards (e.g., properties built 1978 and earlier). https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/316.pdf https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/315.pdf https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/415.pdf https://www.nar.realtor/lead-based-paint https://www.epa.gov/lead https://www.texasrealestate.com/members/events/event-list/understanding-the-lead-renovation-repair-and-painting-rule-rrp/ https://www.texasrealestate.com/members/legal-and-ethics/resources/legal-faq/lead-paint/ https://scdhec.gov/environment/your-home/lead-0 Posted by: Byron King on 12/17/22 (This information is only accurate as of [...]

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NC REC on Fake Seller Land Sale Scam and other Scams

By |2022-12-16T12:12:57-05:00December 16th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

https://bulletins.ncrec.gov/fake-seller-fake-buyer-scam-alerts/ Posted by: Byron King on 12/16/22 (This information is only accurate as of 12/16/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 12/16/22 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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Florida REC on Fake Seller Land Sale Scam

By |2022-12-16T12:11:12-05:00December 16th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

https://flarecs.com/resources/blog/295-scam-involving-sale-of-vacant-lots-is-back-don-t-get-fooled-again Posted by: Byron King on 12/16/22 (This information is only accurate as of 12/16/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 12/16/22 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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Wholesaling, Flipping, Assignment, Investing

By |2022-12-13T10:39:55-05:00December 13th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

The SC Real Estate Commission is currently evaluating how to best protect the consuming public from reports of problems in wholesaling, flipping, assignment, and investing transactions. So, this area is high risk, extremely fluid, and subject to regulatory change quickly. Stay closely tuned daily. Currently some risk management thoughts: Some brokerages view the risks to [...]

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SCR Social Media Policy from the SCR Broker Policy Manual

By |2022-12-12T14:44:29-05:00December 12th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

https://www.screaltors.org/legal/ SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY Social media is a powerful and effective communication and engagement tool and the Company encourages Associates to utilize social media to help raise awareness of the Company’s business in their communities with their consumers. Always be professional and ethical when engaging in social media and avoid making statements or posting photographs [...]

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Offer Rejection Form Use It Always

By |2022-12-09T09:44:25-05:00December 9th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

NAR ethics require an offer rejection writing. SC state law and LLR require using the government form SCR314 offer rejection form. These policies are so the other side has some timely and written acknowledgement that their offer was presented. Listing agents always timely respond to an offer with a writing, one of the below: 1. [...]

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Games of Chance for Things are Illegal

By |2022-12-08T14:30:52-05:00December 8th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

SECTION 16-19-10. Setting up lotteries. Whoever shall publicly or privately erect, set up, or expose to be played or drawn at or shall cause or procure to be erected, set up, or exposed to be played, drawn, or thrown at any lottery under the denomination of sales of houses, lands, plate, jewels, goods, wares, merchandise, [...]

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Don’t Get In Trouble for your Social Media Posts

By |2022-12-07T12:52:14-05:00December 7th, 2022|Legal FAQs|

Please help SCR educate members to be very careful on social media. Golden rule... If you cannot say something nice about someone... Social media posting, risk management thoughts: NAR ethics prohibit hate/harassing posts on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity. Do not stray into a potential violation when [...]

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