The “Closing Table” is your resource for real estate laws, news, and information in South Carolina. These articles are for realtors, mortgage lenders, buyers, and sellers of property in South Carolina.
The South Carolina General Assembly has passed a new law that requires employers to provide additional protections to their pregnant employees. The South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act (the “Act”) was passed on May 17, 2018, [...]
As the market continues to heat-up, acceptance of offers is beginning to be a problem. Oftentimes, sellers want to wait until the last minute to respond to an offer in hopes that a more attractive [...]
I continue to get calls asking when a contract is considered ratified. The agents also want to understand how the contract effective date is determined and when timing is triggered in the contract on items such [...]
On August 26, 2016 I wrote a legal tip discussing the new Offer Rejection Form that was required under the new Real Estate Agent law. South Carolina Code §40-57-135(I)(5) states, "If an offer is rejected [...]