I have done one of these.
Before I agreed to do it I collected the information from the company contact. The home was abandoned. I knew this because I coincidentally knew someone who was interested in buying it. He had already talked with me about various ways to legally gain ownership.
The place was less the 5 miles from my office and they met my fee of 85.00 ( given thinking they would say no).
It was no problem. I arrived took a few pics of the front of the home using my phone and was back at my office. The drives, pics, and return trip took me all of 20 minutes.
There is caution to be had though. This is property that is being reclaimed. Desperate people do crazy things to keep things they value even if they fail to pay for it.
Consider your safety first. If you are seeking work with hazard pay go join the military, law enforcement, and other emergency response teams.