Real Estate Scams

One of the largest industries in existence is the buying and selling of real estate, and annual losses in real estate scams worldwide add up to billions of dollars lost. If buying or selling a house, commercial property, or land, you need to be careful to avoid falling victim to one. 

Real estate investment seminar scams, promising a formula for getting rich in real estate if only one invests, are common during both boom and bust cycles in the real estate market. 

Also, be sure to watch for real estate email scams in your inbox. 

 

Real Estate Scams: List Below

Other common real estate scams include fraudulent listings, such as pictures and descriptions that aren’t of the property that is being advertised for sale. 

Be careful in real estate dealings. Keep an eye on this page to learn about real estate scams as they emerge, and know how to spot them coming. See below:

August 12, 2020

Forensic Audit For Your Mortgage

How the scam works: Watch out for the Forensic Audit For Your Mortgage scam, happening these days. Let's say you […]
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Fake Landlord Renting Property

How the scam works: (with video below) With many foreclosures in the last few years, there are tons of properties […]
August 12, 2020

Property Tax Assessment

How the scam works: (with video below) You receive an official looking e-mail or letter, informing you that your property tax […]
August 12, 2020

Fake Realtor Setting Up Showings

How the scam works: After weeks of searching online for a new property to move in, you finally find a place […]
August 12, 2020

Real Estate Website Login

How the scam works: You are browsing through free real estate listing websites looking for a new home when a […]
August 12, 2020

Recovering Sheriff’s Sales

How the scam works: In the United States, a Sheriff's sale is the last step in a foreclosure process. It […]
August 12, 2020

References for Rental

How the scam works: After searching for a property to rent, you find one and are asked to sign a contract […]
August 12, 2020

Rent-to-Own Homes Scheme

Rent-To-Buy Scam: How It Works (with video below) There have been a plethora of home buying scams exposed by authorities […]
August 12, 2020

How You Can Live In A Foreclosure Without Knowing About It

How the scam works: You've been renting a house for a few months now and have finally unpacked everything. One […]
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