Scams

Title Tip: Top Five Scams That Target Real Estate Agents

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 26, 2019 / 2 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor Buyers and sellers aren’t the only victims of real estate scams and crimes. Realtors are also a favorite target of crooks, criminals, and other shady types. Due to the nature of the real estate business, agents naturally come in contact and work with strangers on a regular basis. Most real […]

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Title Tip: The Top 6 Scams Aimed at Home Sellers

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor The internet can be both an ally and an adversary to today’s home seller. When it comes to scams and cons, homeowners are easy prey for professional criminals. Let’s face it. When selling real estate, you are inviting strangers into your home. Figuratively with online photos, maps, and more. And […]

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Home Buyers Can Be a Lucrative Target for Scammers

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Lydia Blair Special Contributor When you’re buying a home, the last thing you want to think about is criminals and scammers. Unfortunately, as a homebuyer, you are a major (and often easy) target for criminal types. With thousands of unwitting victims every year, it is a lucrative business for crooks. Maybe homebuyers should be afraid. […]

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Scam the Scamming Scammers Back with a Well-Timed Scam of Your Own

By Bethany Erickson / September 12, 2018 / 4 Comments

I was going to show you something really funny about a dolphin that wants to fornicate with jet skis, because it’s Wednesday and we know what we do on Wednesdays, but as you can see, we’re going to talk about scams instead. See, something happened on my commute Monday that I decided preempted dolphin sex. […]

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Title Tip: Solicitations And Scams After Buying a Home

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor After the paperwork has been signed and you’ve been handed the keys, there are plenty more expenses involved in moving into your new home — packing supplies, connecting utilities, hiring movers, new appliances or furnishings, etc. However, there are certain costs after buying a home that new homeowners should not […]

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