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Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Nevada Ethics: Scams and Scoundrels (3-Credit Hours) (CE.5498002-RE)

Nevada Ethics: Scams and Scoundrels (3-Credit Hours) - Broker CE

Price: $29.00

Credit Hours: 3

Key Points:

Become an invaluable resource by learning how to spot and report scammers at the first hint of trouble!

The best way to avoid falling victim to a real estate scam is to maintain due diligence. Do your homework and investigate everything. In times of falling property values, real estate professionals might be tempted to make a quick dollar, but the same is true of real estate scammers. Desperation can be a powerful motivator, but there’s no better way to hurt your clients, your own financial well-being, and the reputation of your real estate agency, than to be swindled out of thousands of dollars, or inadvertently become part of a scam, simply because you missed the warning signs.

In this course, you will explore numerous historic and contemporary real estate scams. By the end of this course, you will be well-attuned to the signs of a real estate scam. You will understand how to scam-proof yourself and manage both your company and your agents to avoid being deceived by scoundrels.

Topics Include:

  • Historic Real Estate Scams
  • Avoiding False Buyers and Sellers
  • Identity Rip-Offs
  • Seller Carry Backs
  • Leasing and Rental Cons
  • Short Sale and Foreclosure Swindles
  • Sting-Proofing Yourself
  • Legal Liabilities: Agent and Client
  • Taking Action: Reporting and Resources