In the first two segments of an ongoing series, Michelle Gillen examines a continuing problem in South Florida (and across the nation): people moving in to vacant homes listed for sale. I reported on the scam in July 2011 after I caught people trying to move into a house I had listed for sale: When […]
The Palm Beach Post reported yesterday that a Boyton Beach man, who had his home listed for sale and for lease with licensed real estate agents, “was surprised to see it listed on Craigslist by an alleged scammer for half that price.” The property owner contacted police, who began investigating by repling to the Craigslist […]
Shamelessly stolen from a friend on FaceBook. Happy Holidays, Everyone!
The early morning sun was shining, and I was enjoying a scenic drive to meet the buyer’s appraiser at one of my “short sale” listings. It was the very last hurdle in a long but successful process… or so I thought at the time. Then my phone rang. It was the appraiser, who had arrived […]