And there are others who have access to keys kept in locked boxes, make copies and pretend to be legitimate real estate agents. This is why, when negotiating with a real estate consultant, the first thing to do is the basic research on the person. Look for references and make sure that their work is real.
The attractions are simple: a property that, due to work or family circumstances, the owner needs to rent urgently or an exceptionally cheap beach apartment.
The offers are sent to e-mails taken from unreliable real estate forums and portals and are usually accompanied by photographs taken from other advertisements. Contact numbers given usually don’t work. In addition, the owner is often abroad or has to leave immediately and cannot show the apartment.