How To Avoid Property Fraud?

IamCheated.com Research Team | June 01, 2018  7:43:pm

You must be aware of the frauds that take place in real estate. Fraudulent builder’s cheat innocent customers of their hard earned money. Faulty construction, delay in possession, builder disappearing with your money, title fraud and property under litigation, are some of the common frauds in real estate. So, you must be very careful while investing your hard earned money to buy your dream home. In this blog, we will be discussing some ways which can help you avoid property fraud.

How To Avoid Property Fraud?

1. Study the market trends

Before purchasing a property, you must study the real estate market. If you are not aware of the market trends, you should study and understand them. Before investing your money in the particular property, make sure that the locality offers top-line improvement as well as growth opportunities in the future. It is advisable to take the help of a financial advisor, who can identify the market trends and help you make profitable investments.        

2. Consult a reputed real estate agent

Property fraud can be avoided by consulting reputed real estate agents. You must also speak to users who have already availed services from such agents. Reputed and well experienced real estate agents can help you get the best deal for the property you are planning to purchase.

3.  Check the property thoroughly

Before investing your hard-earned money in a property, you should check it thoroughly and make sure that the property is free from litigation. The property which you are planning to purchase should not be located in an agricultural land or a forest area. A home inspector or valuation agency can help you with this.

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4. Check the title deed and other property-related documents

To avoid property-related frauds, you should carefully check all the property documents including the title deed. Doing so will help you get a property free from claims, encumbrances and mortgages. All the documents should be clear and genuine.

5. Hire a legal consultant

You must hire an experienced legal advisor to check the property documents thoroughly and make sure that the property is free from litigation.

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