My in-laws, Gerri and Harold Knott, several years back bought a cabin in Pigeon Forge, which they used to get away from the hustle and bustle and relax, and also to entertain family and friends. Back in the summer they told me of their plans to sell the cabin, so I prepared a plan for getting it on the market. Shortly after it was listed this fall it sold for a record price of $289,000 in literally just 8 hours of being on the market.
“Since my husband passed I have received 4 letters of people wanting to buy my house! Is this used by agents as a way to test the interest?”
My friend messaged me this on Facebook one afternoon. She had just lost her beloved husband of many years and was wanting my feedback on this “marketing” approach she was beginning to get.
Don’t fall victim to these ploys and swindles!
Please trust that I am not writing this to be unnecessarily provocative or to scare folks. My intent is to shine some light on three widely executed scams in real estate occurring today in our area, with the goal of helping you avoid falling victim to them. Read on to learn more below. Continue reading…