Weekly Update Articles

Don’t Forget the Requirement of Clear Cooperation Policy and Code of Ethics

Numerous complaints have been made to MLS staff that members are not following the current MLS rules and regulations regarding cooperation under the Clear Cooperation Policy mandated by NAR earlier this year.  Here is an explanation of some of the rules: The Clear Cooperation policy requires that listings be placed in the MLS offering cooperation… Read more »

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15 Key Things to Focus On for Blogging Success

There are 15 key things you should be focusing on for blogging success—they are: 1) Determine your niche With so many businesses online right now, it can be tough to stand out from the crowd. For this reason, it’s important to decide what it is that you can do better from anyone else. Determining your… Read more »

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Want to know more about how to use Facebook to increase your business?

According to Scott Ayres of PostPlanner.com here are the top ten benefits of having a Facebook page for your business.  Increased exposure to potential customers – With over a billion and a half active users many of your customers are regularly logging into Facebook and this is a good opportunity to expose them to your message. Gather new leads… Read more »

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All Offers and Counteroffers are to be In Writing

The SC License law states that it is the duty of the agent to make sure that all offers and counteroffers are in writing and that any changes or modifications made during negotiations are initialed and dated by the parties prior to proceeding with the transaction.   Verbal offers and counteroffers can cause confusion, particularly… Read more »

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SCR Legislative Committee YTD Progress Report from Reah Smith, Chair of the South Carolina REALTORS Legislative Committee

I am proud to report that the SCR Legislative Committee had a very successful year in the SC Legislature. I like to call the Legislative Committee “ the work horse” committee of the association because the commitment and amount of time dedicated by our committee members is truly unmatched. The members of the committee are engaged,… Read more »

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2019 May Education

Continuing Education Classes Capture Your Share of the Real Estate Investor Market Class Date: May 22nd, 2019 Class Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Credit Hours: 4 Hours CE Elective Course #: CEE 3159 Instructor: Tom Lundstedt Price: $60.00 Class Description: A seminar for REALTORS who want to double their business.Your clients want good investment properties – from single-family… Read more »

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Top Matrix 360 Features

We are pleased to announce that Matrix 360 is now live! Matrix 360 is the latest version of Matrix from CoreLogic that unifies listing data and Realist property data. The result is a property-centric listing platform that gives you a 360-degree view of properties in your market. Here are the top features of Matrix 360: A tax search is now… Read more »

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April 2019 Education

Continuing Education Classes Whose $$$ Is It Anyway? Class Date: April 17th, 2019 Class Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Credit Hours: 4 Hours CE Elective + NAR Code of Ethics Course #: CEE 2531 Instructor: Dianna Brouthers Price: $50.00 Class Description: This course covers the basic concepts of procuring cause in a real-life interactive fashion.  Often the basis… Read more »

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