Section sponsors a CLE seminar at the Bar convention; publishes a newsletter; monitors and addresses attorney defalcation issues; and monitors and comments on legislation relating to real estate issues. Current projects include: creation and adoption of a Bar-approved contract of sale; creation of a Bar-approved bank opinion letter; establishment of a committee to study and make recommendations regarding a uniform system of microfilming/imaging technology for the offices of the Register of Deeds statewide; and concluding review of a proposal from the Practice and Procedure Committee for a Mortgage Payee Notification requirement.
The Real Estate Practices Section is calling for nominations for: Secretary (July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015) and two General Council Member seats (July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017). Nominees must be a member of the S.C. Bar Real Estate Practices Section in good standing. Responsibilities include participation in Section conference calls/meetings and assistance with planning Section seminars and other projects. Recommendations should be sent to Caitlin Chaffin at email@example.com or faxed to (803) 799-4118 by February 14, 2014.
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