Before You Buy a Foreclosure Property, Do Your Homework!

Online tools allow you to evaluate potential purchases from the comfort of your home By Rick Sharga, Vice President of Marketing for RealtyTrac There are two words that give pause to the most motivated real estate buyer or investor, especially during the busy holiday season: property research. In the past, property research equated to extensive […]

Understanding the foreclosure process

Understanding and Navigating Your Way Through the Foreclosures Process By Rick Sharga, RealtyTrac Vice President of Marketing Foreclosure properties can be a terrific investment, or give home buyers a much more affordable option than traditional properties in this time of escalating prices. But, before you jump in assuming this is “real-estate for dummies” or the […]

Will You Be A Foreclosure Statistic?

By Peter G. Miller Most owners who lose their homes in a foreclosure never thought it would happen to them. It always happens to someone else you know the people who get sick, laid off, have an accident, that sort of thing. So you might think: Foreclosure. That will never happen to me. No way. […]

Five Tips for Buying a Foreclosure Property Below Market Value

By Jim Saccacio, RealtyTrac Chief Executive Officer If you feel like the escalating costs of real estate have priced you out of the market, think again. It may be time to investigate the vast opportunities available in the foreclosures market. For people willing to do a bit of homework, the foreclosure market offers some of […]