Tim Gullicksen of the Gullicksen Group Responds to Craigslist Postings

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Gullicksen warns potential clients of an online imposter and offers tips to prevent being a victim of it.

Recently someone posing as Tim J. Gullicksen has been posting ads on Craigslist and other sites advertising condos for rent at unbelievably low prices. The photos and marketing verbiage are lifted directly from properties that are currently listed for sale. The impostor provides an email address and phone number so that prospective tenants can make contact. Gullicksen is now stressing to everyone in the real estate community that neither he nor his group work in the rental market.

If someone cannot show a rental unit in person, but rather offers to hold it in exchange for a deposit wired to a bank account, beware! Never send money to an online advertiser. Never give personal information to a landlord or property manager until after visiting the rental unit in person.

Tim J. Gullicksen and the Gullicksen Group have spent untold hours tracking down the bank accounts of these impostors, filing police reports in multiple states, and flagging dishonest listings on various websites. Unfortunately, it is all too easy for the perpetrators to open new phony bank accounts, create new email addresses and continue their fleecing of an unsuspecting public.

Don't become a victim of online fraud! For more information about how to spot real estate fraud, call Tim Gullicksen or the Gullicksen Group.

About the company:
Tim Gullicksen has been a top-producing real estate agent since he first entered into the business and takes great pride in managing every aspect of each transaction. After graduating from high school in the South Bay, Tim earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of California-Berkeley. He went on to earn his teaching credentials from JFK University in Orinda and taught kindergarten in the San Jose Unified School District. He brings an educational approach to real estate developed from that background and sees himself as a facilitator of property transactions. For more information, visit his website at http://www.timgullicksensf.com/.

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