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Maine Real Estate is still on fire
Being able to land a brand new home in this still very insane real estate market is not only a massive achievement but an exciting one, too. It’s an investment into your future and also a new venture in life, especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer.
Especially when it’s a situation you’re not familiar with, like in the case of this mortgage scam.
Unfortunately, with entering the exciting new world of homeownership, comes opening yourself up to a whole new barrage of scams that go above and beyond just someone calling your cell phone asking to talk to you about your car’s extended warranty. And if you’re not “on it” and don’t question everything, you could easily get taken. Especially when it’s a situation you’re not familiar with, like in the case of this mortgage scam.
A mortgage scam references your actual company and solicits an urgent response
In the case of one new Maine homeowner, who chose to remain anonymous, they haven’t even been able to move into their home yet and already have been attempted to be scammed in reference to their mortgage company.
The new homeowner received this postcard in the mail just days after officially closing on their new Maine home, which references their actual legitimate mortgage company and urges them to…