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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

If it smells like a scam, it's a scam.

Apr 17, 2017 07:09 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

That's a great question for an attorney

Apr 17, 2017 04:29 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Fred Griffin nailed this one!

Apr 18, 2017 03:14 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

KNOW your clients and work closely with a real estate attorney!

Apr 17, 2017 08:41 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Avoid Craig's List

Apr 17, 2017 07:47 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

I can't prevent a scam.  All I can do is guide my clients not to be taken in.

Apr 17, 2017 03:15 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Pay your bills and don't get foreclosed on in the first place!

Apr 17, 2017 03:12 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

An interesting legal question.

Apr 17, 2017 02:50 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not sure you can in general. How are you in the loop?

Apr 17, 2017 02:26 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

The same way a fish doesn't get caught on the hook. Don't bite on the bait....

Apr 17, 2017 02:17 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Educate people to watch for scams.

Apr 17, 2017 02:04 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Be alert for scams at all times.

Apr 17, 2017 01:16 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 gave you the answer.  A

Apr 17, 2017 12:27 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Attorney.

Apr 17, 2017 12:17 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Don't fall for them ;) even when you aren't anonymous

Mar 29, 2018 06:20 PM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I can only advise.

Apr 18, 2017 06:34 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
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always deal with a professional

Apr 18, 2017 04:38 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

They will find out a different way, believe me!

Apr 17, 2017 10:49 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

I will first have a real name and contact infor, license #, as well as affiliation. 

Apr 17, 2017 06:42 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

If you suspect in anyway that it isn't right or a possible scam, stop and contact someone respected in real estate to review it with. Two heads are better than one.

Apr 17, 2017 06:26 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is

Apr 17, 2017 05:35 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

#1 ... know who you are working with ... vet them out. 

Apr 17, 2017 03:51 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Stay away from bad people.

Apr 17, 2017 02:09 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

What foreclosure scam?

Apr 17, 2017 01:30 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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How would I know?

Apr 17, 2017 12:39 PM