Cybercrime is on the rise in the real estate industry. These cybercriminals are hacking title company emails, along with real estate agent’s emails, and sending false wire information to consumers ahead of real estate transaction closings. Following are some tips to help you, and your money, stay safe.
There is no sure fire way to ensure you don’t become a victim of cybercrime, but these safety tips will help to make your real estate transaction a bit smoother.
Meet the Author
Libby Levinson made the move into real estate in 2005 and proudly joined Kentwood Real Estate – Cherry Creek in 2006. During her career, Libby has had the pleasure of helping a variety of clients navigate their real estate transactions: helping first-time buyers find their starter home; coordinating the synchronized sale and purchase for buyers looking for more space; sellers looking to down-size; and assisting sophisticated investors with their next investment opportunity. She has also enjoyed working with buyers building their dream home from the ground up. Libby is known for her ability to smoothly facilitate the complex details of both the buying and selling process.
Libby’s real estate website is www.libbysellsdenver.com. She also writes for www.lifestyledenver.com.