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NAR: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Policy Suggestions

By |2021-04-12T13:21:51-05:00April 12th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/window-to-the-law/creating-diversity-equity-inclusion-policy Posted by: Byron King on 4/12/21 (This information is only accurate as of 4/12/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 4/12/21 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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Ethics Case 16-8: Trying to Make Money On Other Brokerage’s Clients (e.g, Referral)

By |2021-04-12T13:21:15-05:00April 12th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

Case #16-8: Unauthorized Use of Information Received from Listing Broker for the Purpose of Creating a Referral to a Third Broker or for Creating a Buyer Relationship REALTOR® A entered a listing with the Association MLS. In the “Remarks” portion of the listing, it was noted that the seller was moving out of state. Shortly [...]

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Rental Assistance Charleston County

By |2021-04-12T13:20:30-05:00April 12th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

Charleston County (Begin April 12): https://www.postandcourier.com/news/charleston-county-prepares-to-distribute-12-4-million-in-rent-utility-assistance/article_b2b32ab8-96f6-11eb-9cd8-6b0bde5bce98.html https://www.postandcourier.com/business/sc-has-346m-to-help-with-overdue-rent-and-utility-bills-heres-how-to-get/article_4d4f45de-9882-11eb-9924-57aac6e55df1.html The article says that Berkeley also providing federal money. Posted by: Byron King on 4/12/21 (This information is only accurate as of 4/12/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 4/12/21 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email [...]

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LLR Says MLS/Disclaimers Are Not a Defense

By |2021-04-07T10:53:47-05:00April 7th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

In a 2020 LLR SCREC discipline action, the LLR SCREC stated: Specific obligations of a real estate licensee, as well as the grounds for misconduct and disciplinary action, are statutory. A real estate licensee cannot rely on a disclaimer in an MLS listing to be discharged from those statutory provisions. Respondent committed professional misconduct in [...]

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Visit FairHaven during Fair Housing Month! Get Reward from NAR!

By |2021-04-01T13:57:59-05:00April 1st, 2021|Legal FAQs|

Your April 1-15 Member Value Plus Offer April is Fair Housing Month! Show your commitment to fair housing by accessing Fairhaven, NAR's innovative training platform that uses the power of storytelling to help REALTORS® identify, prevent, and address discriminatory practices in real estate. Complete your Fairhaven training today to earn The Who, What, Where and [...]

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NAR At Home with Diversity Course (AHWD) ONLINE COURSE for Designation.

By |2021-04-01T11:35:39-05:00April 1st, 2021|Legal FAQs|

At Home With Diversity® The At Home With Diversity® (AHWD) certification course teaches REALTORS® how to work effectively with diverse populations so they can build business success in today’s multicultural real estate market. All volunteer leaders and committee members have the opportunity to complete the recently revamped At Home With Diversity® certification course on March [...]

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Risk Management – Fair Housing – Deter Researching People on Social Media, Google, etc.

By |2021-03-31T10:04:36-05:00March 31st, 2021|Legal FAQs|

To help minimize the risks that a potential buyer or tenant or even seller/landlord feel they were illegally/unethically fair housing discriminated against, it is best to consider only the terms of the offer/lease/counter rather than considering the person's fair housing protected classifications. Familial Status Race Color National Origin Religion Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Disability/Handicap Sex/Gender [...]

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CDC extends Eviction Moratorium 6/30/21

By |2021-03-30T08:04:30-05:00March 30th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/0329-Eviction-Moratorium.html As a reminder, the existing order: Applies to virtually all rental housing providers and prohibits action to remove covered renters from their housing during the moratorium period, so long as the renter provides the required documentation to their housing provider. Does not prevent evictions based on the lawful reasons articulated in the order, other [...]

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NAR Fair Housing Challenge April Deadline!

By |2021-03-26T08:51:08-05:00March 26th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

Please complete the NAR Fair Housing Challenge and attend the April 13 SC Fair Housing Conference! https://www.nar.realtor/national-leadership/fair-housing-challenge-stand-up-for-racial-equity Posted by: Byron King on 3/26/21 (This information is only accurate as of 3/26/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 3/26/21 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or [...]

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Remember Your New Member Pledge, Strive to Fulfill Your Pledge

By |2021-03-23T16:19:26-05:00March 23rd, 2021|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/about-nar/history/realtor%C2%AE-pledge Posted by: Byron King on 3/23/21 (This information is only accurate as of 3/23/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 3/23/21 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org)

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