A: Traveling to the land itself is not enough – it has been known to happen that the developer doesn’t even own the land. Consumers can guard against falling victim to totally fraudulent land deals or against being misled by sellers who are operating just within the law in offering a “deal” that just isn’t worth the purchase price. They can protect themselves by contacting their state’s land sales agency, state and local Consumer Affairs Office, Attorney General’s Office, Better Business Bureau and county licenses offices in the area in which the land is located. In other words, anyone planning to purchase unimproved land should use every resource available to him or her in order to protect themselves.
- Have a question about
Q: What can a consumer do to check out a land sale offer??
Ask Bob MassiDisclaimer: The content of this website has been prepared for informational or editorial purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Readers should not act upon it without seeking professional counsel.
Recent Blog Posts
Five Things NOT to Do When Your House is Underwater - 04-13-2012
There’s nothing worse than realizing that the home you paid (or even overpaid) for is now worth only a fraction of its original value. When you owe more on your mortgage than the market value of your home, you are one of the 10 million U.S. homeown... read more
What Everyone is Thinking: Where did the good old days go? - 10-05-2011
In today’s modern business world, the watchword is “efficiency.” Most people, in the interest of squeezing the most hours out of working days, have automated as many customer service transactions as possible. It’s important to constantly evol... read more
A Message to Bankers and the Government -- Find Ways to Let Americans Stay In Their Homes - 09-16-2011
In today’s America, the government and the lenders are completely disconnected from the very real troubles that homeowners are experiencing. The massive foreclosure mess that has crippled our economy has huge social repercussions that all the Band-... read more
Blog Archive by Month