Finding out the name is only a first step, actually reaching anyone to get any information about the property will be difficult. Everyone is swamped and you are not their client. They are busy clearing the property for resale, which could involve, eviction, repairs, clearing up other liens, etc. Banks (who are often out of state) are not equipped to handle the sale of the property, that's why they find local agents to list them. As everyone said, you will have the best luck with an agent. Many of us have ties with agents who specialize in foreclosures, and can get a "coming soon" list from those agents.
If you decide to keep researching the property, do post again to let everyone know if it was successful!
Lenders won't deal direct with buyer would refer you to an agent
Contact a local Trulia agent in your area.
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I have to ask, however, why you would want to know the name of the bank? You won't be able to negotiate with them directly to buy the property. If you're interested in purchasing the property, you'll have to wait until it's listed for sale.
I have no doubt other real estate professionals will also jump in here to give you more information regarding foreclosures - you should listen to them. We've been dealing with foreclosures for over a year now and it's been a learning experience from which you can benefit.