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Sep. 25 2020

Real Estate Spotlight: Will Starnes

A University of South Carolina School of  Law graduate, Will Starnes joined our Columbia office in 2018. Will’s practice focuses on residential real estate transactions and estate planning. Will is a member of the Richland County Bar Association and the South Carolina Bar Association (Young Lawyers Division). Will is also a 3L mentor at the University of South Carolina School of Law’s NMR&S Center on Professionalism. Learn more about Will :

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Sep. 4 2020

Real Estate Spotlight: Katherine Colhoun

A University of South Carolina School of  Law graduate, Katherine Colhoun now practices real estate and probate law in MGC’s Charleston office. Prior to joining MGC, she practiced law in the area of securities fraud litigation. Katherine is a member of the Charleston County Bar Association. Learn more about Katherine:

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Aug. 17 2020

Three MGC Real Estate Attorneys Recognized in 2020 Legal Elite

COLUMBIA, SC – The McAngus Goudelock & Courie Real Estate group (MGC Real Estate) is pleased to announce the inclusion of three attorneys in Charleston Business Magazine’s 2020 Legal Elite of the Lowcountry, Greenville Business Magazine’s 2020 Legal Elite of the Upstate and Columbia Business Monthly’s 2020 Legal Elite of the Midlands.

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Aug. 12 2020

Real Estate Spotlight: Ellis Forest

Ellis Forest practices real estate law in MGC’s Greenville office. Before attending the University of South Carolina School of Law, he was a real estate broker. Prior to joining MGC, Ellis worked at First American National Commercial Services as a title insurance underwriter and transaction counsel. Learn more about Ellis:

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Jul. 17 2020

Why We Check Your Photo ID at Closing

The standard practice for closing attorneys to check the buyer and seller’s photo identification at closing provides a safeguard against any potential forgery and fraud – not to mention, the majority of lenders require that photo identification of borrowers be reviewed and photocopied at closing. Specifically, the loan closing package will often include a form requesting the type of ID presented at closing, as well as the issuance and expiration date. In addition to providing the requested information, the closing attorney must also certify that he or she has personally viewed the borrower’s photo ID and reasonably concluded the identity of the borrower.

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Jul. 14 2020

Real Estate Spotlight: Sarah Fuentes

A University of South Carolina grad, Sarah Fuentes joined MGC’s Real Estate group in 2015. She’s a member of the Richland County Bar Association, and is the former president of the Palmetto Land Title Association – an organization that educates and advocates for issues relating to practices on local, state and federal levels. Learn more about Sarah:

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Jun. 23 2020

Importance of Termite Bonds in South Carolina

So, you’re buying a home in the great state of South Carolina – congratulations! I’m sure one of the reasons you’re moving here is the weather. Winters here are mild and a little wet – this means the ground doesn’t freeze. While that’s great for late-blooming flowers and outdoor plants, it’s not so great if your house is made of wood. Termites in South Carolina don’t take the winter off; they might be less active than in the spring, but they never really go away.

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May. 28 2020

Real Estate Spotlight: Dennis DiSabato

A Horry County councilman for District 3 in Myrtle Beach and Carolina Forest, Dennis DiSabato joined MGC’s growing Myrtle Beach practice last year. A graduate of New York Law School, Dennis is a certified circuit court mediator, former president of the Carolina Forest Civic Association, former president and chairman of the Board of Directors for the Coastal Carolina Sertoma Club as well as a member of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Learn more about Dennis:

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