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2110, 2020

Inspectors and Access for Inspections

This issue arises occasionally on the hotline and some MLS systems allow home inspectors to engage in the MLS and hold an MLS lockbox e-key which solves practical access issues. Listing agents should warn sellers [...]

1910, 2020

Eviction Appeal Process Update

https://www.postandcourier.com/news/sc-renters-no-longer-need-to-pay-thousands-to-appeal-evictions-chief-justice-says/article_77a27cf4-0f2d-11eb-9422-73d75c9bc9b0.html https://www.postandcourier.com/news/to-appeal-an-eviction-in-sc-tenants-are-required-to-pay-thousands-of-dollars-first/article_7f8e2a42-cbd2-11ea-8d20-df3fb28181ad.html Upon specific and immediate direction of Chief Justice Beatty, all magistrates are to immediately cease ordering a tenant to post past due rent in a residential eviction in order to stay the eviction [...]

1610, 2020

Fair Housing (Names and Love Letters/Videos)

REALTORS® in other states have seen some fair housing issues arise with the following: Sellers looking at the offering buyers' names and inferring from the name certain race, color, religion, sex, or national origin buyer [...]

1510, 2020

NAR Fair Housing

https://www.nar.realtor/fair-housing Per today's NAR legal seminar presentation by NAR attorney Kate Lawton, the NAR is considering expanding Article 10 Fair Housing applicability from real estate transactions into social media hate speech and reporting to LLR [...]

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