Here are some david lindahl scam tips to help protect yourself from such scams: Never sign anything you haven't carefully read and if you are in doubt have your attorney analysis the documents before signing. Throw out any peddling loan lenders. Stay significant documents, such as your deed, in a safe deposit box.
Most real estate frauds revolve around forged deeds. The most fashionable scam is using a false deed in order to get a loan protected against a property. The thief then vanishes with all the money, leaving the real owner in danger of foreclosure by the bank - oftentimes the danger is real if the owner doesn't respond on the first warnings received from the bank.
Successful real estate investors protect themselves from potential scams. Just because someone speaks in the language of real estate does not mean he or she has good intentions with your money. When I first started investing I had two men approach me about partnering in some real estate deals.
Never partner without knowing your partner. If you are consider partnering with a person that appears to be a pro make sure to have your attorney look him up to make sure he is clean. Your success will always be limited by the people you surround yourself with. If the people you partner with are winning and truthful you will grow. If your partners are scam artists you will be perceived to be just like one of them.
Make sure your own attorney represents you in every business and property investment. Having official paperwork done right will keep you out of trouble and protect your interests if you need to go to court.