Avoid Real Estate Scams
How to avoid Real Estate Scams. Don’t get scammed, the video gives 5 great tips on how to avoid Real Estate Scams. This video was created by the Califiornia Association of Realtors (CAR).
There is no reason that any homeowner should be giving money to any individual in a Real Estate Transaction. Monies are usually given or wired to a neutral third party which is an escrow company.
If you live in Ventura County and feel like you have been a victim of a Real Estate Scam, please contact The Real Estate Fraud Unit which is dedicated to deterring, investigating, and prosecuting real estate fraud.
The Real Estate Fraud Unit accepts complaints directly from the public and the complaint form is available here or may be obtained from the District Attorney’s Office staff who are available during regular business hours. The Real Estate Fraud Unit’s telephone and fax numbers are (805) 662-1750 or fax (805) 662-1770. For the office location, click here.
How to Avoid Real Estate Scams