There are lots of rental scams out there!
Please feel free to reach out to me if you or someone you know is looking for a rental. Before you send the landlord any money I can try to see if the recipient is the actual owner of the property.
I just had a situation where someone created an email address based on my seller's name and then posted the home for rent on Trulia. The home is under contract and the scammed person already signed the lease. Of course the property was reported and removed from Trulia, but many people have lost thousands of dollars to scammers.
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Real Estate News
The question I’m asked all the time by friends, colleagues and clients who are still renting is whether it’s too late to buy a home. "Are we heading for a big downturn?" and "Are we too deep in the market cycle to buy?" they wonder. For those of you who read my newsletter and know me well the following will sound familiar but it bears repeating: timing the real estate market perfectly is extremely difficult (maybe even impossible) and those who try usually fail. So don’t try to time the market. Instead, look at factors like the ones