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tarrie_m, Other/Just Looking in Atlanta, GA

My house is in forclosure it was going to be auctioned at the court house last Tuesday. How do I know if my house has been sold.?

Asked by tarrie_m, Atlanta, GA Sat Jun 9, 2012

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Bruce is right, the best way to find out is to contact the bank or mortgage company that is foreclosing. Most foreclosures do not sell at a courthouse sale and revert to the lender and then become what is called an REO. The lender then markets it for resale.
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If you find out it wasn't sold and you want to stay there, let me know. If it was sold and you want to buy another home, let me know.
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You would need to contact the real estate attorney's office that is handling the foreclosure proceedings. When a property is foreclosed upon, it is sold to the highest bidder that day. Typically, that will be to the mortgage company holding the first lien position.
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Call your lender or the attorney handling the sale on their behalf. You should have received correspondence from your lender. Post or e-mail me the address and I will provide you the attorney's name and number.
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