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NAR on Worker Classification (Employee, Independent Contractor, License Law)

By |2019-09-05T09:25:05-05:00September 5th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/window-to-the-law SCR provides a standard independent contractor. BIC must properly supervise independent contractors in accordance with laws and licensing laws and NAR code of ethics. #1 Hotline call about independent contractors: what happens to compensation and pendings and leads during the independent contractor retiring/changing brokerages. Consider adding language to your independent agreement to cover this [...]

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Recent NAR Info on Disabled Access to Websites (ADA)

By |2019-09-05T09:20:03-05:00September 5th, 2019|Legal FAQs|

https://www.nar.realtor/window-to-the-law Assume that courts apply ADA to websites. Conduct ADA due diligence on your website with experts. Keep informed on this developing ADA website issue. Posted by: Byron King on 09/05/19 (This information is only accurate as of 09/05/19. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 09/05/19 as laws and [...]

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SC Landlord Tenant Act on Storm Damage

By |2019-09-03T12:47:38-05:00September 3rd, 2019|Legal FAQs|

SC Landlord Tenant Act on Storm Damage: SECTION 27-40-650. Fire or casualty damage. (a) If the dwelling unit or premises are damaged or destroyed by fire or casualty to the extent that normal use and occupancy of the dwelling unit is substantially impaired, the tenant may: (1) immediately vacate the premises and notify the landlord [...]

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Recognizing REALTORS® on Labor Day

By |2019-08-31T03:03:47-05:00August 31st, 2019|NAR|

Recognizing REALTORS® on Labor Day Looking at data from the 2019 Member Profile we recognize REALTORS® for their hard work and successes this Labor Day.August 30, 2019By: Brandi Snowden Powered by WPeMatico

5 End of Summer YPN Event Ideas

By |2019-08-30T10:33:39-05:00August 30th, 2019|NAR|

By Erica Christoffer Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean your YPN has to cool down. Here are five ideas from YPN groups around the country for fun end of summer events, activities, and mixers. 1. Go out swinging. The Greater San Antonio YPN hosted its most recent mixer at Topgolf. Combining networking [...]

Life is Short, Drive a Car You Like

By |2019-08-29T17:23:58-05:00August 29th, 2019|NAR|

By Erica Christoffer The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) released data back in 2011 that said members put an average of 3,300 miles on their cars annually from business-related driving. That number has likely risen in the past eight years. According to AAA, Americans are now in their cars 20 minutes longer each week than [...]

July 2019 Pending Home Sales

By |2019-08-29T10:25:01-05:00August 29th, 2019|NAR|

July 2019 Pending Home Sales From last month, all four regions showed declines in contract signings. The West region had the biggest drop, of 3.4 %. August 29, 2019By: Michael Hyman Powered by WPeMatico

Why Use the “Seller Disclosure” even for Land Deals (SCR230)?

By |2019-08-22T15:23:12-05:00August 22nd, 2019|Legal FAQs|

SCR recommends using the current LLR "seller disclosure" form because the current LLR form provides sellers and REALTORS® with very good liability shielding per state law. That state law was upheld by the SC Court of Appeals when challenged. So currently, lower courts must provide the liability shield. The current LLR form has 10 sections [...]

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