Help! A Scammer Posted My Home for Rent Online. What Do I Do?

Help! A Scammer Posted My Home for Rent Online. What Do I Do?

Meghan Henderson Home Seller Tips Leave a Comment

Did you just find your “for sale” home listed on Craigslist or Facebook as “for rent”? This is one of the most common real estate scams. Criminals look for properties that are vacant, steal the photos and description, and post them online to lure in victims. When a potential renter shows interest, they act like they are out-of-town homeowners and …

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Avoid Craigslist Rental Scams: The Signs and Steps to Take

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Craigslist is one of the many outlets for locating homes for rent. It’s also a major source for rental scams. The demand for homes for rent in Wilmington has skyrocketed. If you are looking at rentals on Craigslist, make sure you protect yourself from scammers. The Process of Rental Scams Craigslist rental scammers copy and paste information and/or pictures from …

Have a Vacant Home? Beware of These Scams!

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I was reading a blog this morning from a real estate broker on ActiveRain, and I thought it important enough to make mention of. The blog, “It’s another one of those firsts . . . This one is important.”, written by Mike Cooper, a real estate agent from Winchester, VA, was a description of a recent experience he had with …