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Market Update | Scammers Posing as Your Real Estate Agent

posted on July 26th, 2016 | filed under: Buying Strategies, Market Update, NoCo SD Market Conditions, Uncategorized

trends-at-a-glance-sep-2016Scammers Posing as Your Real Estate Agent

Wanted to share with you this great article from Money Magazine.

There’s a scam afoot, or, shall we say, a-wire that prospective homebuyers may want to be on the lookout for, and it happens like this: You’re nosing around the real estate market — maybe even close to buying a house or piece of property. And then you get a message from your real estate agent urging you to wire money to secure the deal.

As you might have guessed, a scammer is spoofing your real estate agent’s account and is waiting for your money.

How a Scammer Finds Their Target

Hackers snatch passwords when people log into free Wi-Fi networks or click on things like those cute-puppy emails. They search your inbox or your real estate agent’s inbox for any messages related to real estate transactions. Once they find you’re in the process of buying a home, they’ll send a fake message from your agent or attorney, title representative (or other trusted source), alerting you to new money wiring instructions to a fraudulent account. Once your money is wired, it’s likely gone for good.

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SOLD for $215,000! | Minutes to Oceanside Beaches

posted on July 20th, 2016 | filed under: Uncategorized

9_8324895_76303_bpo-76303-108Minutes to Beach in Gated Arbor Hill Complex! 

Recently Updated: New tub/shower in bathroom,  new carpet in bedrooms, wood laminate floors, freshly painted, LED can lighting, Granite counter tops, maple cabinets, tile floors in kitchen and bath, large patio with storage closet. Community amenities include large grassy areas, pool/spa, clubhouse, fitness center, sauna and 2 laundry rooms. Convenient location close to shops, restaurants, Sprinter and just minutes to downtown Oceanside, beaches, 78 and I-5 Freeways. Low HOA’s!

Offered at $215,000 | More Info & Photos

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SOLD for $ 940,000 – Cul-De-Sac Home in Carmel Valley

posted on July 7th, 2016 | filed under: Uncategorized


1_8289595_75330_EA-75330-101_copyLocated in desirable cul-de-sac neighborhood in the heart of Carmel Valley! Elegant Watercolors collection home by Hovnanian. First time on the market “Reef” plan-one of the largest in the collection. Home features energy saving solar system, entry level bedroom/bath, vaulted ceilings, spacious yard, freshly painted exterior, 3-car garage. Enjoy all Carmel Valley has to offer: parks, community events, beaches, hiking, shopping, dining and entertaining. Award winning schools, no HOA fees & low Mello Roos!

Offered at $965,000 | More Info & Photos


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