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Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Corporate News

Tips on how to spot fake titles

Tips on how to spot fake titles

(The Philippine Star Online)   Manila, Philippines – Selling fraudulent certificates of title remains one of the most widespread scams in the country. BFS (Bahay Financial Services), the only mortgage servicer and special asset management company, shares some pointers on how to avoid falling prey to scam artists making sure the copies of title are genuine.   The transfer certificate of title (TCT), the Registry of Deeds’ (RD) copy and the owner’s duplicate should be identical in all aspects, including capitalization, punctuation marks, erasure and even typos. For reference, ask for the Registry of Deeds’ original copy and compare with the owner’s duplicate.   The last two or three digits of the TCT number should be identical to the page number. The serial number (SN) of the title as arranged in the registry book consecutively numbered. Government agencies keeping a record of the serial numbers assigned to each registry are the Land Registration Authority, Land Management Bureau and the Department of Agriculture.   The owner’s duplicate copy of the...

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Corporate News, Press Room

How to spot fake titles

How to spot fake titles

(The Philippine Star)   Manila, Philippines – Selling fraudulent certificates of title remains one of the most widespread scams in the country. BFS (Bahay Financial Services), the only mortgage servicer and special asset management company, shares some pointers on how to avoid falling prey to scam artists making sure the copies of title are genuine.   The transfer certificate of title (TCT), the Registry of Deeds’ (RD) copy and the owner’s duplicate should be identical in all aspects, including capitalization, punctuation marks, erasure and even typos. For reference, ask for the Registry of Deeds’ original copy and compare with the owner’s duplicate.   The last two or three digits of the TCT number should be identical to the page number. The serial number (SN) of the title as arranged in the registry book consecutively numbered. Government agencies keeping a record of the serial numbers assigned to each registry are the Land Registration Authority, Land Management Bureau and the Department of Agriculture.   The owner’s duplicate copy of the certificates...

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