Posted: 06 Nov 2009

Foreclosure Frauds and Fixes

Whenever real estate values decline and market conditions are as they are now, the possibility exists that many homeowners will owe more on their home than the home is worth. If you find yourself facing foreclosure, you may receive a notice in the mail or a visitor at your door, or you may seek assistance on the internet, from a company that tells you that they can “STOP FORE­CLOSURE NOW.” Typically these foreclosure consultants offer to purchase your home, assist with back taxes or mortgage payments, or negotiate with your lender to obtain a repayment plan from your mort­gage company. Often solicitors or solicitations may imply an affiliation to your mortgage company or to a government agency.

Posted: 25 Oct 2013

Your Rights With Prepaid Rental Listing Services

For someone looking for housing for rent, classified ads in newspapers are a frequently-used source of information.  Sometimes, though, calling the number of a rental that sounds good may lead to a salesman, not a landlord, who offers to sell a list of rentals.

Posted: 02 Feb 2017

Money Transfer Services

Many people use money transfer services as a convenient way to get funds to someone you know. Scammers know that money transfers are a quick way for them to get money without detection. Find out some common scams crooks use money transfer services for and how to avoid them.