Many Oviedo real estate owners are still cleaning up after the close call from Hurricane Matthew. Fallen trees, roof repairs, and similar issues need to be addressed immediately to get back to normal everyday living. But before you invite that federal worker in or engage in a handshake agreement with some unknown contractor, the Federal Emergency Management Agency warns home and business owners with Oviedo real estate property repairs to be careful.
It is after a disaster that the scams start and bogus aid workers arrive at your front door requesting information and sometimes even money from you. Before you become a victim, learn what to look for and how to avoid fraud when seeking disaster assistance.