How to Thoroughly Investigate a Property in 15 Minutes or Less

How to Thoroughly Investigate a Property in 15 Minutes or Less

Your Go-To Guide for Using Property Data for Background Checks, Real Estate Fraud Investigations, and More When you need to conduct a property investigation, time is of the essence. You want as much information about a property as possible, as quickly as possible. And the data must be accurate. With…

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Real Estate Fraud – Shady Appraisals and How to Spot them

Real estate fraud is something every real estate professional wants to avoid; no one wants to get caught in the middle of a scam. Take the first step in avoiding fraud and educate yourself to spot the different types of fraud, and learn how to use the right technology to…

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Property Sales History Key to Identifying Potential Real Estate Fraud

Property Sales History Key to Identifying Potential Real Estate Fraud

Real estate fraud costs the industry more and more each year. A recent article in the Globe and Mail revealed that Equifax found that the number of mortgage applications flagged as potentially fraudulent has risen 52% since 2013 in Canada – that’s a major concern for all real estate sales…

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How to Perform Your Own Real Estate Fraud Check

Fraud happens every day in the real estate industry and the last thing that you want is to find your name intertwined into one of these transactions. In this blog we will review some common forms of real estate fraud and how you can stop and deal with it, should…

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Prevent Real Estate Fraud by Drilling 3 Layers Deep

Real estate fraud is real and impacts thousands each year- this, unfortunately, is well known. Organizations from the police to regulatory bodies have made great strides in raising awareness about fraud prevention, and we too have always made this a mandate. Uncovering and investigating potential real estate fraud on a…

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Combatting Real Estate Fraud –  Fraud Awareness Month

Combatting Real Estate Fraud – Fraud Awareness Month

Real estate fraud is rampant and emerges in so many forms. The only way real estate professionals can combat real estate fraud is to be aware of it. Due diligence is key in this regard. Do we need extra due diligence because there are lots of consumers out there looking…

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Make Fighting Real Estate Fraud Your New Year’s Resolution

Real estate fraud continues to be a scourge that plagues the real estate industry in general. Real estate fraud costs us all because it leads to more regulation and to lenders ultimately losing most often, which makes them lend more stringently. The only way to combat mortgage fraud is to…

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Locked and Loaded: You A.K.A Real Estate Fraud Buster

Here at Teranet, we are constantly blogging about real estate and mortgage fraud because it is the biggest plague that exists in the real estate industry today. Fraud really does cost us all with more regulation, the burden to do more due diligence, and mortgage lenders being more stringent both…

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Preventing Real Estate Fraud in 1-2-3

Preventing real estate fraud is a major challenge that most real estate sales professionals, and even lenders for that matter, encounter. Real estate fraud presents itself in many forms – some more common than others. Title fraud: Though this doesn’t happen often, it is a costly form of fraud that…

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