Security must keep pace with technology. We experience it first-hand. Remove your shoes, jacket, liquids and electronics. Place them on the conveyor belt, and proceed to the body scanner. But wait, this seems odd – I’m heading into my real estate closing, not the airport, right?
Fortunately, real estate transactions do not command the physically invasive security measures that accompany aviation, but the gap may be narrowing slightly based upon recent alerts. National and local title insurance underwriters and The Florida Bar have recently published alerts in reaction to the latest fraud scam affecting real estate transactions – the weapon of choice is the Smartphone.