Article in Seattle Times Today....FTC Releases Video on Foreclosure Rescue Scams.

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Real Estate Agent with John L. Scott Real Estate 18421

The Federal Trade Commission has released a video, "Real People; Real Stories" that is available for download in English (www.ftc.gov/YourHome) and Spanish (www.ftc.gov/SuCasa).

Additionally, you can print out a pgareof tips and advice for avoiding such scams "A note to Homeowners" ..that is available in English (www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/comsumer/homes/rea16.shtm) and Spanish (www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/homes/srea16.shtm).

Both of these resources can be used as information for your clients/sphere to keep you as their go to advisor; the "Agent in the Know".

Comments (2)

Lynda Eisenmann
Preferred Home Brokers - Brea, CA
Broker-Owner,CRS,GRI,SRES, Brea,CA, Orange Co

Hi Patricia,

Thanks for sharing this, I clicked over to the video, it's long over due.

There are so many scammers out there who have taken advance of others. I know desperate people do desperate things at times like this, I personally know of several who have spent thousands with ZERO help.

Jul 19, 2009 04:39 PM
Sasha Miletic - Windsor Real Estate
RE/MAX Preferred Realty Ltd. - Windsor, ON

Hi Patricia, Good post. Thanks for sharing.

Best - Sash

Jul 19, 2009 11:18 PM