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CAUTION: IMPORTANT WIRE FRAUD ALERT FOR HOME BUYERS

Realtors®, Real Estate Brokers, Buyers and Sellers are targets for wire fraud and many have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars because they simply relied on the wire instructions received via email.

A hacker will break into a licensee’s email account to obtain information about upcoming real estate transactions. After monitoring the account to determine the likely timing of a close, the hacker will send an email to the buyer, posing either as the escrow agent or as the licensee. The fraudulent email will contain new wiring instructions or routing information, and will request that the Buyer send funds accordingly.

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Local Real Estate Trends

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The Golden State of California is the most populous and third largest state in the United States. It is home to over 39 million residents, with the two major cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, and eight metropolitan areas, this region stretches from San Luis Obispo County to the U.S.-Mexican border, and from the Pacific Ocean to the Nevada-Arizona border. A major hub for entertainment, big business and tourism, California features some of the most highly coveted coastal homes and dynamic properties in the world.

California is also home to Chicago Title San Diego, one of Fidelity National Title Group's most dynamic title brands and real estate teams. Chicago Title San Diego serves the residential real estate industry in California. Our offices are strategically located throughout San Diego County, and includes teams that live and work in 7 offices located in: San Diego and La Jolla. Our California-based professionals work in all facets of the real estate industry, providing best-in-class real estate services to buyers and sellers in the area, as well as the real estate professionals, lenders, builders and attorneys that work alongside them.

Discover what’s new and interesting in our backyard in the latest real estate news provided courtesy of the news desk.


The Latest Articles From the FNF Newsdesk:

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U.S. home prices gain 19.7% in another record for hot market
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Inflation isn't over yet. Here's when we should finally see lower prices
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Current mortgage rate for Sep. 28, 2021: Rates move up
Today a handful of major mortgage rates ticked up. If you're in the market for a mortgage, see how that could affect you. A few significant mortgage rates inched up today. The average interest rates...

Current national mortgage and refinance rates, September 28th, 2021 | Majority of rates rise
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Wellness Benefits Of Weighted Blankets
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin What is a weighted blanket and why might you want one for your bedroom? Are the health benefits real? “There is some evidence that it helps some...

Q&A Corner: 2021 Member Safety Report
On September 14, NAR published the 2021 Member Safety report. The report, in support of the REALTOR® Safety Program, surveyed members about their feelings of safety, their experiences, and...

Boston, Texas, Florida Set Pace for US Office Recovery
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Homeownership And The American Dream
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Vice President at CBRE | Founder of Marketing Real Estate. Homeownership has long been accepted as a core component of the American dream, as it...