Do you have to have cash to buy a foreclosed home?
Can you get a mortgage on a foreclosed home?
How do you buy a foreclosed home from the bank?
Is it smart to buy a foreclosed home?
What is the disadvantage of buying a foreclosed home?
Increased maintenance concerns: Homeowners have no incentive to maintain the home’s condition when they know they’re going to lose their property to foreclosure. If something breaks, the homeowner won’t spend money to fix it, and the problem could get worse over time.
What is the cheapest way to buy a foreclosed home?
A private auction house often will let you obtain financing to buy a cheap foreclosure. 3 You can also bring a buyer’s agent to represent you. Some auction companies will let you inspect the foreclosures prior to bidding.
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.