EMAIL CONTRACT WARNING: This real estate licensee does not have actual authority and does not have apparent authority to bind their client or customer in any legal agreement or create an offer or create a counteroffer or acceptance of any offer/counteroffer. This email does not create an agreement, contract, offer, counteroffer, acceptance, amendment, addendum except when this email carries an attachment or image within the email which images a scan of appropriate agreement content (e.g. SCR310) containing the appropriate client’s/customer’s mechanical/ink legal signature or the appropriate client’s/customer’s electronic legal signature to create an enforceable legal real estate agreement. No verbal statements, no text messages, no direct messaging services from this real estate licensee create any binding legal agreement. This real estate licensee shall only use zipForms Digital Ink email services, fax services, U.S mail, courier, delivery, and the above-described email attachments/insertions to communicate legal agreements involving their clients/customers.
Some REALTORS® may use this in their email signature to manage risks.
Texts typically do not contain e-signatures unless perhaps images of documents are texted.
Posted by: Byron King on 08/05/22 (This information is only accurate as of 08/05/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 08/05/22 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 information is intended only to provide general information and may not be relied upon as specific legal guidance. Legal counsel should always be consulted before acting in reliance on this information.