Protecting Your Properties from Rental Scams

Protecting Your Properties from Rental Scams

In response to the overwhelming amount of online based real estate rental scams, the National Association of REALTORS Risk Management Committee produced a video which shows you how to protect property listings from being used in rental scams. The tips include how to set up Google Alerts, an “If This, Then That” (IFTTT) recipe, and […]

The Zillow/Trulia HACK of Scam Artists

The Zillow/Trulia HACK of Scam Artists

Recently, across the country rental scams have increased due to advertising based websites like Zillow, trulia, hotpads, and craigslist. Many consumers of real estate find Advertising websites (Trulia, Zillow, etc.) easy to use and believe they’re places that have a wealth of information when searching for real estate. Although these websites may display a tremendous […]

Title insurance: The benefits of buying a policy

Title insurance: The benefits of buying a policy

Title insurance ensures that you will be the sole owner of the property you are trying to purchase. Seth, a real estate lawyer, explains what title insurance provides: “Title insurance is an insurance policy you pay for once, at the closing table, when you buy your home, and what it does is it ensures that […]