DISCLAIMER & DISCLOSURE ADVISORIES
CCAR provides County Disclaimer and Disclosure Advisories and Addenda to CCAR members for pertinent real estate transactions. Those forms may be found here by clicking on the respective items located in the right-hand sidebar.
Forms are intended for use with the C.A.R. form “Statewide Buyer and Seller Advisory”. Advisories are intended for use in Contra Costa County. Please review them carefully, whether in electronic or hard copy form, along with any local advisories or local disclosures and seller or agent disclosures.
A phishing email, purportedly from the “REALTOR Party via DocuSign” has been sent to some NAR members. If you have received an email like this delete the email and its attachment immediately. If you have opened the email and entered your DocuSign credentials, log onto DocuSign and change your password immediately.
Always remember: never take action or click on any emails/links that appear suspicious. Only open emails/attachments if you can verify the sender is legitimate via telephone.
Please share this information with your clients.
Wire Fraud Scam
Beware: hackers are successfully obtaining access to information about pending sales and attempting to use email and other means to transfer funds to their own accounts.
Do not respond to or take instructions from emails, texts, or other electronic transmissions concerning the wiring or transferring of funds without confirming by telephone or other direct communications the precise instructions with someone you can positively identify.
Never wire funds prior to calling the escrow officer and/or broker at the number previously provided to you and confirming wire instructions before responding to any email or other electronic communication.
Be sure you know where funds are going because if you do not verify the legitimacy of the instructions and where the funds and there may not be insurance or other means of restitution Verify, check, and make sure you are transferring funds to legitimate escrow accounts.
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