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Multiple Offers

By | March 20th, 2018|Legal FAQs|

NAR Recommended Handling of Multiple Offers NAR Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual Appendix IX to Part Four Presenting and Negotiating Multiple Offers “When representing a buyer, seller, landlord, tenant, or other client as an agent, REALTORS® pledge themselves to protect and promote the interests of their clients. This obligation to the client’s interests is [...]

RESPA Violations

By | March 20th, 2018|Legal FAQs|

To see RESPA enforcement actions by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): Posted by : Byron King


By | March 20th, 2018|Legal FAQs|

Disclosing surveillance Security technology is a beneficial tool for owners and REALTORS®. However, buyer agents should let buyers know that sellers may have security systems on premises that might record their statements. Don't tip your hand for contract negotiations by making statements about how much you like the property, your motivation for buying, your top [...]

Water Testing

By | March 20th, 2018|Legal FAQs|

Water quality and real estate REALTORS® should recommend that buyers obtain all inspections available including having their public or private water quality tested. The EPA and SC DHEC regulate water quality. Posted by : Byron King


By | March 20th, 2018|Legal FAQs|

Pools and Winterized Properties The recent ice and snow storms are good reminders for buyers to allow plenty of spare time for REPAIR PROCEDURE INSPECTIONS and DUE DILIGENCE INSPECTIONS. Posted by : Byron King

No Net Listings

By | March 20th, 2018|Legal FAQs|

Net Listings = Unethical (Agent is a Speculator) Case #1-3: Net Listing (Originally Case #7-3. Revised May, 1988. Transferred to Article 1 November, 1994.) Client A called REALTOR® B to list a small commercial property, explaining that he wanted to net at least $170,000 from its sale. He inquired about the brokerage commission and other [...]