Phoenix Real Estate Blog

Protecting Your Property from Deed Fraud in Arizona

Empower yourself against deed fraud with Maricopa title alert.

As we gear up for the festive season, I wanted to bring an increasingly common issue to your attention–deed fraud. This issue is particularly prevalent in Arizona, and I want to share some ways you can protect yourself. Maricopa County has launched Maricopa Title Alert, a service that can significantly bolster your defenses against this type of fraud. Today, I'll be explaining how deed fraud occurs, particularly with vacant land and out-of-state property owners, and how you can use this new service to safeguard your property.

Feel free to watch the full message above or use these timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video:

0:00 — Introduction

0:15 — Deed fraud on the rise in AZ

0:52 — Maricopa Title Alert

1:51 — Out-of-state sellers

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