The Latest Closing Scam, Don’t Be a Victim

    It never hurts to be extra cautious when making one of the biggest financial decisions of your life. Here’s how you can avoid a title scam that’s making its rounds online.

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    I’m excited to be joined today by one of our preferred title reps, Carol Wise with First American Title. She’s here to talk a little bit about title fraud and how scammers have recently been able to successfully rip people off via email.
     
    At least as far as Carol and First American Title are concerned, they will always send any personal documentation through a secure email. The con artists out there now are posing as a title rep sending a secure email, but they are actually phishing for your account info.

    Ask questions and pay attention.
    the least amount of commission.

     
    The key to avoiding a problem is to ask questions and pay attention. Never assume you’re receiving the right info until you confirm it with either your lender or your title rep on the phone or in person.
     
    If you have any questions for Carol, you can reach her at clwise@girstam.com or give her a call at (614) 554-2232. If you have any other questions for me, you can always give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you.

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