Tenant Scams

Written by Summer Phillips
Last Updated: 8/28/2020
Tenant Scams

Moving into a new place can be nerve-racking. It is hard to find a place that fits your every desire. However you might luck out and find the home of your dreams, or at least you thought you did.

Scammers will create online applications for people to rent beautiful homes and apartments at a fraction of the realistic costs. The online form usually starts by asking for a deposit for the home. Most of these homes the scammer's present on their websites have already been leased or do not exist.

How to Avoid Scammers:

So now you have to ask yourself, what can I do to prevent from being scammed? It's simple, do an online search of the company. On the website, there are usually reviews, realtor names, or property manager's names.

  • Use the website to help you people search and find out information on the realtors or property managers' fraud history. GladiKnow is a trusted and verified website with millions of records on people.
  • Always check to see where the property is being listed. A home for rent will be listed worldwide, such as Zillow, Craigslist, and RedFin. If your dream home is listed on all of those websites, you will most likely not be scammed.
  • Another beneficial activity before leasing a house is checking who lives around there, by utilizing GladiKnow invert address query.
  • If you ever feel like you are being defrauded, call your nearby law authorization to investigate the circumstance.

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