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BLIND PURCHASES, NOT FOR SENIORS

Jan 26th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Within the past few months, I have been tempted to dive into unknown waters by considering purchasing a piece of real estate sight unseen. After a rather comprehensive search, including submitting several offers, a purchase was made, after taking proper precautions and investigating the home carefully.

Seniors are sometimes subject to quick decisions, unwise purchases, and impulsive acts, lacking in thorough investigation before signing on the bottom line. Some are even guilty of dealing with scam artists, whose chicanery can be very obvious, but nonetheless convincing.

Spending a few dollars to check out credibility, and to be sure that a deal is not something cooked up by