This is one of the consequences of losing control of your homes data.
You should have been asked if you wanted your homes data syndicated to advertising websites like Truilia and Zillow when your agent was preparing the submission to the MLS.
If you said YES to syndicating to non-professional websites, you have forfeited control of your homes information. Folks can do what ever they want with this data, and you agreed.
With just a little more thought you should be able to see the peril and hazard that has been created for you and the future buyer.
If the consequences of syndication had not been properly disclosed to you, you should contact your attorney and hold the agent, broker and franchise responsible. The broker and franchise have a compelling interest in imposing on your agent the requirement to syndicate.
Now, you must place a NOT FOR RENT sign in your front yard. When that family appears on your driveway in the UHaul truck asking you to return the $2,500 they sent, you will become more aware of the hazard created when allow your homes data to appear on non-professional, advertising websites.... more