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Fraud when buying an apartment

Fraud when buying an apartment

It offers the most popular ways of real estate fraud. Practically all of them are connected with forgery of title documents and the introduction of false information in the state register of property rights to real estate.  Forgery The use of fake documents is one of the highest risks to be victim to fraudsters when buying real estate. Sometimes it is impossible. Criminals use fake seals of utilities, state registrars, notaries, district courts of the city and even the Ministry…

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Unbearable conditions of neighborhood

Unbearable conditions of neighborhood

With the development of possible housing purchase schemes (through the privatization of municipal place of living, with the help of credit funds, maternity capital funds, etc.), fraud schemes when buying an apartment are changing, as well as the number of fraud schemes and the total share of real estate transactions associated with actions. With the growth of housing construction, the number of fraud schemes targeted specifically at the primary housing market has increased. However, the topic of this article is…

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Сleanliness of the transaction

Сleanliness of the transaction

The list of documents on which “cleanliness of the transaction” with housing depends title documents on property (privatization contracts, sales, donations, barter, inheritance, certificate of ownership, certificate of housing cooperative, registered in the committee of municipal housing); an archival extract for the last 18 years. The extract will show who and when resided at this address, and most importantly, where the person left for a long time (for example, in the army, prison, a nursing home, etc.). Retired people have…

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The main methods of cheating when buying and selling apartments

The main methods of cheating when buying and selling apartments

It will be possible to save from 10 to 30% of the amount if the apartment is purchased from a private seller without intermediaries. To do this, you can give your own classified ad. But you should be extremely careful: as law enforcement practice shows, up to a quarter of sellers are not clean. Every tenth transaction concluded with the mediation of a private broker is failing. Independent transactions, including with acquaintances and relatives, are not successfully conducted — here,…

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