Bob bought a nice little condo in Cary.
He contacted me a couple of weeks later and told me he was getting a sales pitch from someone who was peddling a “Certified Deed.”
He wanted to know if this is something he needed.
No. He doesn’t need a “Certified” Deed.
This is just a low-level scam that comes around now and then.
And it is totally unnecessary and useless.
Bob’s deed was recorded at the Wake County Courthouse Register of Deeds Office, and is on the public record. When he emailed me asking about the “Certified Deed” scam, I emailed him a link to the recorded deed. That recordation carries more weight than any scammer’s fake deed.
And, I told him if he ever had a question about his deed and ownership, he should contact his closing attorney.