It depends on several things.
1) Where you late on the mortgage payments leading up to the sale and if so, how long?
2) What type of mortgage did you have at the time ... more
Yes, you should still hire your own home inspector to inspect the property. He may find some issues that the builder missed ( such as mechanicals meeting the city codes) or ... more
For me it depends on the amount of time. If the home is close by the office or I feel a good rapport over the phone I might go check out a property. plus, it helps you ... more