Finally, after months/years of deliberation and saving, you have decided to buy land in Lagos but, like every investor, your greatest fear is coming across fake realtors/real estate agents. You may have read stories of people falling victims to these fake agents and despite the strict laws that govern the sale purchase of any property, these scammers still thrive and are growing in numbers. In 2018 alone, over N5 billion was lost to Real Estate scammers and you will do yourself a great disservice if you dismiss the threat they pose to investors. However, identifying these scammers can be a tall task
However, identifying these scammers can be a tall task. Here are signs that tell you that you are about to be scammed by a fake realtor.
To avoid being scammed make sure you check that the company is genuine, registered, and licensed then always visit the property and request for paperwork. Make sure there is no conflict or confusion in the adverts.
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