Foreclosure Buying Tips
A reader of The Bank Foreclosure Guide site ask: “If a home is pre-foreclosure, how can we see the home, and/or make a bid on the home? I am a real estate agent that one of my regular customers has asked about. “ Basically, the answer is the only person that can agree to showing […]
As real estate investors, we have been spoiled with almost a unlimited pipeline over the past decade of decent acquisition opportunities. Most of these homes were bank owned and have suffered from neglect throughout the foreclosure process. Easy fix-and-flip candidates as well as fix-rent properties seemed to be prevalent in many areas. These opportunities have […]
Some banks repair their foreclosure assets prior to selling them. Not all foreclosures are in poor condition. Learn more about repaired foreclosures for sale and which banks are most likely to do the work prior to sale.
Foreclosure sales are different than short sale transactions. A short sale occurs when the mortgage holder is still in control of the property. Short sales can be a good source of default properties. Understand how short sales are different than foreclosure sales.
Foreclosures are abundant in today’s real estate market. Bank owned homes often represent an awesome opportunity to purchase property well below market value. Foreclosure listings are a distressed sale and require special considerations. Buying a foreclosure can be seeded with risk. Taking these simple steps can help eliminate that risk and secure a deal on a foreclosure.
Buying a home is not easy and there are many complexities involved. The housing market consists of both regular and bank owned homes. Understanding the complexities of buying a foreclosed property prior to searching for a home will eliminate much of the potential frustration. Learn more about the differences of foreclosed home purchases in this article.