March 13, 2017 – Urge Your Clients to Dig Deeper to Avoid Mortgage Scams

When consumers get desperate, fraudsters make their move. In tough economic times, more and more Albertans are struggling to make mortgage payments and could become their next targets. As a licensed professional, you can play a key role in making sure consumers aren’t taken in by online real estate or mortgage scams.

Educate your clients and urge them to Dig Deeper when looking for financial solutions to save their home.

Check out RECA’s other Fraud Detection and Prevention resources and tools available to consumers, including:

  • Tips for avoiding mortgage fraud (translated into Punjabi and written Mandarin)
  • Mortgage Fraud FAQs
  • Mortgage Fraud Red Flags
  • Fraud Scheme Posters and Infographs

We encourage you to share these with consumers; help us make sure no one becomes a victim.

March is Fraud Prevention Month. Follow RECA on social media to keep up to date with Fraud Prevention events and resources from organizations across the province.

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