The past six years or so comprised one of the hottest real estate markets on record in which the industry enjoyed tremendous growth. During this period the country experienced a buying frenzy. According to some, the frenzy will have a hangover affect for the next few years as several variables adjust and correct themselves.
Prior to the Internet, the protection of data was taken for granted. With the move to a digitized world, security breaches in all industries, including real estate, are a given and identity theft has become one of the fastestgrowing crimes in the world. While government agencies and corporates are coming up with measures to combat these crimes, its up to individuals to safeguard their personal information.