IMPORTANT MESSAGE: We have been alerted that the number of real estate SCAMS has increased in recent weeks in our area.  This includes scammers who are posing as real estate agents, meeting clients at real estate offices (after hours, of course) and other scammers who are posing as real estate agents and asking for lockbox codes.  Please be on the lookout for this type of activity, and make sure you KNOW WITH WHOM YOU ARE DEALING.