ATLANTA — A one-time cost and the house is yours.
There’s no mortgage or hire, that’s the deal being marketed on Instagram.
The catch is that you simply develop into a prison – a squatter.
At first look, it seems identical to one other actual property professional hustling to hire properties on social media.
The account states clearly they don’t have any authorized proper to those properties.
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However at 1TimePaymentHomes, the location makes it clear these are squatter properties and spells out simply what which means in a pinned Insta story.
“The corporate’s homeowners will come out, so will the police. The police will inform you there’s nothing they’ll do about it — squatters rights,” the Instagram account reads.
“This can be a prison act. That is stealing and must be checked out that manner,” stated a property proprietor who requested solely to be recognized as David.
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Property homeowners and managers say the squatting downside has exploded over the previous 12 months in metro Atlanta.
The CEO of the Nationwide Rental House Council, David Howard, stated Atlanta is seeing extra squatters than wherever else within the nation.
“We’re seeing conditions of trespassing in Atlanta that we’re not seeing wherever else on this nation, by way of scale,” Howard stated.
We go undercover to confront the individuals behind this account. What occurred after they noticed our digital camera rolling, on Channel 2 Motion Information at 5 p.m.
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