You do not lose money, but lost the expected comfort. It was on this play and unscrupulous realtors. Remember! – A beautiful site, filled with lots of options of apartments (and even lower price than competitors) may be just a nice wrapper. If you decide to rent an apartment for rent in another city, ask the first of his friends, acquaintances – maybe someone will recommend a proven option, look at the reviews site (a good realtor this section should be – because he, above all values its reputation). The second type of deception: you are booking an apartment and you are asked to make an advance payment – will never do, unless you want lose money and stay on the street.
First look at the apartment and then give money. If you are booking an apartment, while in another city – ask appropriate means of payment (bank transfer, remittances on the recipient's name) – it is unlikely that scammers use those methods. The third type of fraud: This type of more aimed at those who have decided to rent an apartment for an extended period of time (a week or more). So, How it all began: one refers to a realtor to rent an apartment for several days. The man, of course, present a passport, says that he had arrived from out of town on business.
Having settled into an apartment on a few days, the fraudster term way to unstick the vicinity (giving preference to public places) announcement follows – "For Rent apartment for long term …" etc. Many people and is the one who really looking for an apartment. Further details can be found at Reade Griffith, an internet resource. Fraudster makes a contract, takes an advance payment for several months and remains on the ends. The passport is a fake, and deceived people – not one person, plus the entire loss of money and time. So if you see an attractive offer for renting an apartment (at a price significantly below market), not in a hurry. And if, nevertheless decided to rent an apartment – ask your neighbors about the man who does this to you apartment. Neighbors tend to know who to whom and how rents an apartment. In any case, they certainly know the name of the owner. Therefore, you should carefully choose the company with which are going to deal with. Refer to audited agencies.