Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft when Buying and Selling a Home

Real estate transactions consist of mountains of paperwork. Loan applications, purchase contracts, credit reports, disclosures, mortgages, W-9 forms and HUD/RESPA statements. Many of these contain your social security number (SS#) and other vital information that could be stolen by one of the many people whose eyes it passes by. Factor in faxes and emails containing … Continue reading Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft when Buying and Selling a Home