REO = Real Estate Owned
The bank still is the first lien on the property. The Hoa sodl you their debt. You do not technically own the home, as the bank can come in and foreclose on the property ... more
Knock on the door. Though, as Mack points out, there are risks to that approach. If someone answers, it's occupied.
Dan's suggestions are good and practical. (And ... more
If you have a lease and are paying on time, you cannot be "evicted".
If the owner "quit claimed" the house to an investor then your lease payme ... more