The Board office has received numerous regarding the vacant land scam. Individuals posing as owners are calling agents to list vacant lots. CAR has shared an excellent Quick Guide to help spot the red flags. The DRE has also put out an urgent Industry Advisory regarding this scam.
Use Forewarn, a free member, to find out if the phone number belongs to the owner. Setting Up Your Complimentary FOREWARN Account is quick and easy!
Click here and enter your email address when prompted to do so (be sure to use the same email address that this email was sent to as it will serve as your FOREWARN ‘Username’). You will receive an activation email from FOREWARN, open it, and click the link as instructed. If you do not see the email, be sure to check your junk or spam folder.
Please note: If you do not see the email after checking your junk or spam folder, this may be due to the fact that your account could not be setup as FOREWARN does not have your cell phone number. Please contact FOREWARN Support at 561.757.4551 or email email@example.com to provide them with your cell phone number.
For a brief 5 minute video introduction and tutorial, you can also click here.