Fake deed restrictions: a new twist on the HOA scam

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Most of the time, homeowners don’t think about the deed that grants them legal rights to own and use their property. It’s simply assumed that lenders, real estate brokers, and attorneys follow the proper procedures for conveying ownership and, when necessary, filing proper liens. Homeowners may think that their County government closely monitors legal documents that affect their property rights. But, as the following report reveals, most County Continue ReadingFake deed restrictions: a new twist on the HOA scam