Learn what to look for to protect yourself from scam emails and calls
Even before the COVID pandemic, many conducted business online. Now, those numbers have soared even higher. For this reason, it’s essential to protect yourself and get knowledgeable about how not to be vulnerable to cybercrime.
Do you answer your phone? Do you ever click on a link in an email or a text?
Years of technical innovation from Smartphones to the Internet gave individuals and small businesses the ability to communicate easily and cost-effectively. But lately, scammers have interfered to the point where we are afraid even to answer.
Please Leave a Voicemail
As a REALTOR®, being quick to respond to a call from a potential client is critical. If I don’t answer, will they call another REALTOR®? It’s almost a game of chicken each time. Do I answer, or do I see if they leave a voicemail? Invariably when I decide to answer, you guessed it, it’s one of those scams.
When someone from Active Adults Realty calls you, we will leave a voicemail if you don’t answer. I will make sure you know who I am, why I’m calling, and how you can get back to me.
Active Adults Realty Emails and Newsletters
If you visit our website, www.activeadultsdelaware.com, and request information or register to download one of our guides or checklists, we will follow up with you by email, text, or phone. We offer these free to you:
- How To Become a Delaware Resident Checklist
- Aging in Place Checklist
- Home Valuation Guide
- Relocation Guides
- Sellers Guide
- Buyers Guide
Guide to Protect Seniors from Online Scams
Some scams are just annoying, but more and more, they are becoming dangerous and expensive. Recently, I came across this excellent “Guide to Protect Seniors from Online Scams.” I recommend you read it and share it with your friends and family.
Keep reading for more related articles on this critical topic:
- Consumer Alert: Beware of Scammers Targeting Delaware Active Adults
- How To Avoid Email Scams in a Real Estate Transaction
- How to Be Cautious and Protect yourself from Real Estate Fraud