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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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Austin, the capital of the state of Texas, is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th most populous city in Texas. Home to nearly 1 million residents, Austin is the fastest growing large city in the United States. Residents of the city, known as Austinites, find Austin to be the ideal place to live, work, play and invest. The city was voted #1 in 2017 by U.S. News & World Report’s 100 Best Places to Live and has received numerous local and national rankings.

Austin is also home to Chicago Title Austin, one of Fidelity National Title Group’s most dynamic title brands and real estate teams. Chicago Title Austin serves the residential and commercial real estate industry in Texas. Our team works 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. In addition to our commitment to the residents of Texas, we provide commercial services to investors who help keep our economy strong. Chicago Title understands the dynamic and competitive real estate market in Austin, Texas and its need for accuracy and quality in the products and services it we provide.

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

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As COP28 Begins, New Studies Find Corporates And Investors Embracing Clean Energy, ESG
Click to save this article.You'll be asked to sign into your Forbes account.Got itNov 30, 2023,06:02pm EST As nearly 200 countries usher in the 2023 United Nations climate conference, knowns as...