Be mindful of those running real estate scams | Daily Editorial


Hard work is an attribute that is built into the American experience. Most of us understand that to achieve something, it takes rolling up your sleeves and working to make your dreams come true. Unfortunately, there is a smaller group of people who seem bent on trying to siphon money from those that earn it honesty.

Scammers are always on the prowl looking to pry open the checkbooks of hard-working citizens. This isn’t the first time we’ve written about it, and it probably won’t be the last. The people that perpetrate these frauds are always working on their next scheme.

The latest scam going around the Golden Isles involves real estate. A couple recently found a good deal for a home in the Waverly Pines community advertised on Facebook. After checking out the home, the couple put money down up front to the tune of…

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