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Insurance for Lost Rents

By |2021-06-10T10:46:17-05:00June 10th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

https://www.american-apartment-owners-association.org/property-management/latest-news/can-insurance-help-with-loss-of-rental-income-coronavirus Posted by: Byron King on 6/10/21 (This information is only accurate as of 6/10/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 6/10/21 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org or email byron at screaltors.org)

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Home Inspectors and Repairs (Conflict of Interest)

By |2021-06-09T14:16:23-05:00June 9th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

If you suspect that a home inspector makes repair or work or remediation recommendations with the goal of financially benefiting the home inspector or another person via repair/work payments or via financial interests in organizations/persons that receive payment for repair/work payments: FILE A COMPLAINT AT LLR AND THE HOME INSPECTOR ASSOCIATION. LLR RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS COMMISSION [...]

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FBI Claws back Bitcoin Ransom from Global Cyber Crooks

By |2021-06-08T11:50:57-05:00June 8th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

https://www.businessinsider.com/fbi-used-hackers-bitcoin-password-to-recover-colonial-pipeline-ransom-2021-6 Wire fraud? ASAP contact the banks and law enforcement including the FBI. Report internet suspicions and crimes at www.ic3.gov https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nQLCom9U8c https://www.screaltors.org/wire-fraud-video-from-nar/ Posted by: Byron King on 6/08/21 (This information is only accurate as of 6/08/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 6/08/21 as laws and regulations may change [...]

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FBI & Partners Cyber Strike at Global Criminals

By |2021-06-08T11:47:40-05:00June 8th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2021-06-08/down-under-criminals-tricked-into-using-fbi-run-message-app Wire fraud? ASAP contact the banks and law enforcement including the FBI. Report internet suspicions and crimes at www.ic3.gov https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nQLCom9U8c https://www.screaltors.org/wire-fraud-video-from-nar/ Posted by: Byron King on 6/08/21 (This information is only accurate as of 6/08/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 6/08/21 as laws and regulations may change [...]

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Don’t Harass REALTORS or Association/MLS Employees

By |2021-06-08T10:35:52-05:00June 8th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

There are lots of ways to get into trouble with inappropriate language and actions. So be professional and watch what you say or do. Call the hotline if you have any questions that your actions or speech might get you into trouble. 803-772-5206 info at screaltors.org Beware posting on social media or texting or emailing [...]

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Hot Home Trend: A Color ‘Bomb’ of Yellow

By |2021-06-08T03:04:41-05:00June 8th, 2021|NAR|

Hot Home Trend: A Color 'Bomb' of Yellow Paint firm Pantone chose "Illuminating"—a bright, bold yellow—as one of its 2021 Colors of the Year. Could it become a staging staple? By:  Melissa Dittmann Tracey Staging, Design Trends Powered by WPeMatico

EPA Updated Lead Pamphlet 2021

By |2021-06-07T09:50:49-05:00June 7th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

SCR updating SCR316 ASAP https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-04/documents/lead-in-your-home-booklet-bw-2020-508.pdf Posted by: Byron King on 6/07/21 (This information is only accurate as of 6/07/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 6/07/21 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org or email byron at screaltors.org)

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NEW EPA LEAD PAMPHLET

By |2021-06-07T09:32:14-05:00June 7th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

Use SCR315 and SCR415 and the Lead Hazards Pamphlet SCR316 (updated below) routinely to prepare for future EPA audits of your files. https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/316.pdf UPDATED: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-04/documents/lead-in-your-home-portrait-color-2020-508.pdf https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/315.pdf (sales) https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/415.pdf (rentals) Posted by: Byron King on 6/07/21 (This information is only accurate as of 6/07/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after [...]

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EPA Lead Hazards – FINES

By |2021-06-07T09:30:32-05:00June 7th, 2021|Legal FAQs|

Use SCR315 and SCR415 and the Lead Hazards Pamphlet routinely to prepare for future EPA audits of your files. https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/316.pdf UPDATED: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-04/documents/lead-in-your-home-portrait-color-2020-508.pdf https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/315.pdf (sales) https://www.screaltors.org/wp-content/uploads/Forms/415.pdf (rentals) https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/epas-lead-based-paint-enforcement-helps-protect-children-and-vulnerable-communities-2020 Selected Highlights Muhammad Ashraf (PA) paid a penalty of $84,000 to settle alleged Lead Disclosure Rule (LDR) violations related to six residential lease agreements. The alleged violations included [...]

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NAR on Independent Contractor Status Advocacy

By |2021-06-03T12:03:43-05:00June 3rd, 2021|Legal FAQs|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3DWZcu3P2Q Posted by: Byron King on 6/03/21 (This information is only accurate as of 6/03/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 6/03/21 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at screaltors.org or email byron at screaltors.org)

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