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Yes, your listing CAN be hijacked to Trulia! Sad but true.
I am re-blogging this post because I believe this is valuable information, in my opinion and the video is also valuable.
If you thought your listings were safe on Trulia, think again. As a matter of fact both Trulia and Zillow are open to hijacked listings being placed there.
I wrote about this the other day, you can read it here. Hijacked to Craigslist, I get, but TO Trulia? Really?
My MLS no longer uses ListHub, the feeds are loaded to Trulia and Zillow directly by my company. That is actually irrelevant, in my humble opinion. What is relevant to me is that our listings should be safe on the big 3, and they are not. (I cannot answer for the safety of Realtor.com, I can only tell you that on both Trulia and Zillow there are sections devoted to cautioning people searching for rentals.)
I got help from Robert Freeman of Pro Real Estate Marketing, who read my post on Google+. (Thank you Robert!) He found the SECOND fake listing and requested more information via email on Saturday. At the end of the email is what he received back from the scammer. (I called the number listed also, it is ... more
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