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In Dishin' Dirt with Gary Pickren, South Carolina Real Estate Attorney/Broker/Instructor- Gary Pickren discusses important, timely and relevant topics for South Carolina real estate agents. He covers topics such as "wholesaling", seller disclosure, video marketing, repair addendum, RESPA and much more. All topics are either related to real estate or agency law, marketing or real estate agent best practices. Gary also brings a touch of humor to each podcast with his funny Corona Closing Craziness stories and his hugely popular Gary's Good News Only series where he discusses good real estate, economic and corona virus news. This is a podcast for every real estate agent in South Carolina regardless how long you have been in the business.Disclaimer: Our site does not create an attorney-client relationship and it is not intended for detailed legal advice. We are licensed in South Carolina. Any result we achieve on a client’s behalf does not necessarily mean similar results for other clients.Copyright © Blair | Cato | Pickren | Casterline LLC – All Rights Reserved

In Dishin' Dirt with Gary Pickren, South Carolina Real Estate Attorney/Broker/Instructor- Gary Pickren discusses important, timely and relevant topics for South Carolina real estate agents. He covers topics such as "wholesaling", seller disclosure, video marketing, repair addendum, RESPA and much more. All topics are either related to real estate or agency law, marketing or real estate agent best practices. Gary also brings a touch of humor to each podcast with his funny Corona Closing Craziness stories and his hugely popular Gary's Good News Only series where he discusses good real estate, economic and corona virus news. This is a podcast for every real estate agent in South Carolina regardless how long you have been in the business.Disclaimer: Our site does not create an attorney-client relationship and it is not intended for detailed legal advice. We are licensed in South Carolina. Any result we achieve on a client’s behalf does not necessarily mean similar results for other clients.Copyright © Blair | Cato | Pickren | Casterline LLC – All Rights Reserved

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In Dishin' Dirt with Gary Pickren, South Carolina Real Estate Attorney/Broker/Instructor- Gary Pickren discusses important, timely and relevant topics for South Carolina real estate agents. He covers topics such as "wholesaling", seller disclosure, video marketing, repair addendum, RESPA and much more. All topics are either related to real estate or agency law, marketing or real estate agent best practices. Gary also brings a touch of humor to each podcast with his funny Corona Closing Craziness stories and his hugely popular Gary's Good News Only series where he discusses good real estate, economic and corona virus news. This is a podcast for every real estate agent in South Carolina regardless how long you have been in the business.Disclaimer: Our site does not create an attorney-client relationship and it is not intended for detailed legal advice. We are licensed in South Carolina. Any result we achieve on a client’s behalf does not necessarily mean similar results for other clients.Copyright © Blair | Cato | Pickren | Casterline LLC – All Rights Reserved

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Episodes

Dishin' Dirt with Gary Pickren on Grievances and How to Avoid Having Them Filed Against You.

3/4/2021
Every real estate agent works in fear of having a grievance filed against them with the Real Estate Commission. Many agents think because they are a good and ethical agent that no one will ever file a grievance against them. That is just plain wrong. Most of the agents I represent before the Real Estate Commission are top agents in the MLS and are pillars in the real estate community. These are the agents that sit on real estate boards and mentor agents. The truth is any agent can have a...

Duration:00:28:49

Dishin' Dirt on Are You For Sale? How Attorneys and your Brokerage are Hurting Your Business with Gary Pickren

2/25/2021
Is your brokerage and closing attorney harming your business because of a financial arrangement between the two? When your brokerage enters into a financial arrangement with a closing attorney, do you really benefit ? The answer is clearly no. Not only are most of these arrangements questionable in their legality, the benefit never makes it way down to you, the agent. But even worse, these fee sharing arrangements could be costly to your business. When your brokerage pushes you to use a...

Duration:00:27:02

Dishin' Dirt on "Procuring Cause" with Gary Pickren

2/18/2021
Do you understand procuring cause? Honestly? Most agents and lawyers don't. It is a very difficult concept with rarely a straight forward answer. Most real estate agents think because they established agency first that they are the procuring cause. Others think that as long as they open the door, they as the procuring cause. There is so much more to it than that. This podcast will delve into the issues of procuring cause and answer many of the questions you have. This is a must listen for...

Duration:00:29:31

Dishin' Dirt on "Earnest Money Issues in Real Estate"

2/11/2021
Earnest money became a big problem for real estate agents due to a South Carolina Real Estate Commission ruling a few years ago. Since that ruling, most real estate agencies quit holding earnest money. Today, closing attorneys typically hold the earnest money in trust. While on the surface this may seem to have reduced agent liability, another big issue has evolved concerning earnest money that could result in lawsuits or discipline of the agent. this podcast examines many of the issues...

Duration:00:27:43

Dishin' Dirt on Solar Panels and Real Estate Closings with Gary Pickren

2/4/2021
As more homeowners add solar panels to their homes, I examine how panels affect real estate closings. In this podcast I discuss how some restrictions can prevent a homeowner from adding solar panels to their home. I also discuss issues that a seller faces in selling a house with solar panels. Does the seller have to pay off the solar panel lease before conveying? Is the lease agreement a lien against title? Can the seller assign the solar panel lease to the buyer? Does the buyer have to...

Duration:00:26:54

SPECIAL SELLER EDITION: Dishin' Dirt on "Trying to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent?" with Tracy Roberts

2/1/2021
SPECIAL SELLER EDITION: Homeowner: If you are thinking about selling your home without using a real estate agent (also known as For Sale by Owner) then you will want to listen to this Podcast. While Blair Cato strongly recommends that you hire a qualified, licensed real estate agent, we recognize sometimes you may be selling to a family member or friend or you maybe the DYI kind of person. If that is you, this podcast can help you navigate through the weeds of selling your own home. In...

Duration:00:39:53

Dishin' Dirt on Divorces & Closings with Sarah Bennett

1/28/2021
Representing someone going through a divorce can be very difficult. In fact 50% of all transactions involving a person in the process of getting a divorce does not close with the first listing agent. This podcast discusses the issues you need to recognize and strategies for handling closings in which your client is divorcing or divorced. Whether the divorce was recent or many years ago, the ex-spouse may still have ownership rights that must be handled before title can transfer. Sarah...

Duration:00:29:49

Dishin' Dirt on "Your Repair Addendum Sucks" with Mary Lane Sloan

1/21/2021
I said it. Your Repair Addendum Sucks! It really does. From incomplete to nonsensical to the outright inaccurate. As an industry, most agents admit to receiving or even writing less than stellar repair addendum. This week's podcast looks at some of the worst examples of repair addenda, discusses the root cause of poorly written request as well as how to professionally prepare a repair addendum. Spoiler alert, it starts way before pen is put to paper. Mary Lane Sloan of the Art of Real Estate...

Duration:00:29:23

Dishin' Dirt on Fair Housing and Advertising with Gary Pickren

1/14/2021
FAIR HOUSING AND ADVERTISING. Today what you say and write in real estate is being dissected more and more. If you advertise using prohibited words or in an improper manner you can find yourself in hot water even if you never intended it to be discriminatory. This Podcast examines what is a protected class, the words that are commonly used which are troublesome and phrases that are allowed. Every agent should listen to this podcast before posting another advertisement. In this episode is a...

Duration:00:27:48

Dishin' Dirt on "What a Real Estate Sales Coach Would Tell You in 2021." Special Guest-Bestselling Author and National Real Estate Speaker, Dr. Cindy McGovern.

1/7/2021
So you think you are great at sales. What could a nationally renowned coach have to say about 2021? Check out this MUST listen to episode of Dishin' Dirt. All the way from California, Dr. Cindy McGovern, the First Lady of Sales and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author of "Every Job is a Sales Job," joins me to discuss real estate sales techniques in 2021. Topics we will cover include the number one thing sales people forget when trying to get a new client, not missing unique sales...

Duration:00:27:26

Dishin' Dirt on "Are you committing professional malpractice? Probably so". TAX SALES/TAX DEEDS

12/17/2020
TAX DEEDS/TAX SALES. When real estate is hot, investors turn to purchasing property at tax sale. However, selling property that was purchased from a tax sale is very difficult. If you represent a seller or buyer of tax property you may be committing professional malpractice in the manner you handle the transaction. Erica Lybrand of Blair Cato Pickren Casterline joins me today to discuss tax sales, tax deeds, issues facing real estate agents in their representation of a tax deed sellers and...

Duration:00:29:55

Dishin' Dirt on Multiple Offers and Escalation Clauses with Gary Pickren

12/10/2020
Multiple offers is a great thing to get in real estate transaction when you are the seller. But as an agent do you understand the laws and ethical duties surrounding multiple offer situations? For example, are you required to disclose multiple offers to a potential buyer? Can you even disclose and what terms can you provide? In this podcast learn how you are to legally and ethically handle multiple offers. In addition, learn what an escalation clause is and how it is to be handled in a...

Duration:00:28:40

Dishin' Dirt on How to Write a Contract with Seller Financing with Gary Pickren

12/3/2020
If you are working with a buyer or seller who is considering seller financing there are many issues that you need to understand. You need to know the pitfalls and risks in seller financing as well as the three basic types of seller financing common in South Carolina. In this episode I discuss the three types of seller financing and discuss the benefits and risks of each. Also in this episode another installment of What Happened While You Were Showing and this one is a little controversial....

Duration:00:29:57

Dishin' Dirt on answering "No Representation" on the SC Property Disclosure with Gary Pickren

11/19/2020
The South Carolina Residential Property Disclosure Form offers three responses for the seller: yes, no and no representation. But does answering the questions about the condition of the property with "no representation" comply with the law and is its use ever proper? Does it increase or reduce a seller's liability. Plus, does the seller need to disclose items that have been repaired. We will take an in-depth look at this confusing issue. Also learn about "crooks and swindlers" in this...

Duration:00:24:04

Dishin' Dirt on "Are You Wasting Time Not Growing Your Real Estate Business Correctly" with Stephen Cooley.

11/12/2020
How much time do you need to waste growing your business before you realize there just might be a better way. Stephen Cooley, the #5 agent in the world at Keller Williams tells us several ways to grow your business and stop wasting your valuable time doing tasks that others should be doing. Stephen shares his many years of success in become one of the top agents in the World! Also in this episode, Gary's Good News Only! and a very special segment that might actually get me cancelled. Or at...

Duration:00:27:24

Dishin' Dirt on Seller Disclosure Exemptions with Gary Pickren

11/5/2020
THIS IS A MUST LISTEN FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS! Today I discuss who is exempt and who is not exempt from completing the South Carolina Seller Disclosure Form. I also have added a new feature called "What Happened While you Were Showing." In this feature I discuss what the Real Estate Commission is doing to you or for you while you were out showing properties. This week we examine the use of nicknames such as Bob, Will, Beth, Buddy and other common derivatives of names in your advertising and...

Duration:00:26:19

Dishin' Dirt on "Building your Real Estate Business and When to Add People to Help You" with Stephen Cooley.

10/29/2020
On this episode of Dishin' Dirt, the #5 real estate agent in the WORLD for Keller Williams, Stephen Cooley of the Stephen Cooley Real Estate Group at Keller Williams, joins us to give agents great business advice on how to run a successful business. He focuses on when adding an assistant is good for your business and when and how to form and run a top producing team. Whether you are on a team or not, Stephen provides great information that will help any agent build a successful business. He...

Duration:00:27:59

Dishin' Dirt on "How to Use Video Marketing (BETTER) in Real Estate" with Patrick O'Connor and Hannah Norman

10/22/2020
Real estate listings with video receive more than 438% more inquiries than those without video. Patrick O'Connor and Hannah Norman of the Patrick O'Connor Team-Coldwell Banker are here to tell you how to get started in video and how in his first video he got over 47,000 views in the first two weeks. Also, Eddie Yandle of Executive Construction Homes will join me to tell us why wood is now like toilet paper was in this pandemic. Only in 2020! Of course, I will have another segment of Corona...

Duration:00:29:07

Dishin' Dirt on "Representing a Buyer When Purchasing a For Sale By Owner" with Brad Allen

10/15/2020
In this episode of Dishin' Dirt, Brad Allen and I look at the issues involved with representing a buyer who is purchasing a "For Sale by Owner" property. Over 90% of all "For Sale by Owner" properties are sold to represented buyers. This podcast will help you navigate through the rules, laws and ethics of representing the buyer. Also in this podcast, my law partner, Jordan Stallings, joins us to discuss 2020 property tax bills. And of course no episode would be complete without another fun...

Duration:00:28:43

Dishin' Dirt on "Wholesaling" with Candice McCuien

9/27/2020
In this episode of Dishin' Dirt, South Carolina real estate attorney/broker/instructor- Gary Pickren dishes the dirt on real estate "wholesaling" with special guest,Candice McCuien. Is wholesaling legal? Should real estate agents be involved in wholesaling? What does a real estate agent need to know about wholesaling? Gary also shares his Corona Crazy Closing experiences and his hugely popular series, Gary's Good News Only, which gives only good real estate, economic and corona news....

Duration:00:26:42