It happened with the Big Ticket Items, such as homes and home loans.
I also got hit with it with refinancing - even when it was through a "trusted" source, like a credit union, it seemed great at the time, until I did more research.
One of the ways we run interference for our clients is by knowing about this game, that has been in existence, since the beginning.
While getting stuff 1/2 off is great, when it comes to buying and selling real estate, it's not possible in most cases.
We always speak and educate our clients about loans and lending.
We size up the lenders that are in the "LEO", Law Enforcement Officer, representation world.
While we are not lenders - we know the process intimately!
The one thing that really chaps my hide are those who are taking advantage of Law Enforcement Officials.
As far as I'm concerned, I'm not doing my job unless I, from a position of experience and knowledge, protect the person who has been sworn to protect and serve!
I'm off my Rant - Just be careful and if it is too good to be true, reach out to me and I'll give you the gist as to what they are referring to and how you can best protect yourself.
I'm Connor with HONOR and I'm glad to be of service to our Veterans, Military personnel, Law Enforcement Officer, Firefighters and all Public Servants.