May 25, 2018

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  • These options may help buyers and sellers avoid lawsuits over contract breaches.

  • If your buyers are being ignored by the bank, consider a loan from the seller.

  • In December 2006, REALTOR® Magazine published an article I wrote about loan valuation fraud, “Loan Fraud Alert.” In that article, I talked about some of the many ways in which often-innocent real estate practitioners are becoming parties to mortgage fraud.

    Since then, we have seen the collapse of the subprime mortgage market. Lenders have tightened credit standards. And some buyers have been shut out of the housing market.

  • If fraud happens, how can you protect yourself from unwilling participation? The first step is to educate yourself about some common scenarios.