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.
Under South Carolina law, a real estate licensee may not advise, counsel or advocate for a consumer without a written agency agreement. These services are strictly only available to a client and may not be [...]
Recently, I have received several emails and phone calls from real estate agents concerning negative online reviews and what can be done to stop them. Today's tip concerns online reviews and how to respond to [...]
Here is a very interesting article on how hackers stole a home buyer's down payment of $400,000. https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/business/How-Hackers-Stole-a-Homebuyers-400000-Down-Payment-488120201.html According to the article, in 2016 consumers lost $19 million to wire fraud. However, the amount jumped [...]
Most real estate contracts used in the Upstate or Midlands of South Carolina provide for an automatic extension of some length of time when, through no fault of the parties, the contract closing date cannot [...]
Last week I recommended that you watch the movie "The Big Short". The movie did an excellent job of explaining why the housing market collapsed in 2008. For those of you that have been slammed with [...]
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, [...]