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Laura, Home Buyer in Lake Mary, FL

Is there a free foreclosure website listing homes in the orlando/maitland area. I have found some but they

Asked by Laura, Lake Mary, FL Tue May 20, 2008

all ask for your credit card #. Thank you!

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Some things are free Dee

For browsing actual foreclosures listed for sale ect.. you may find this useful

The Banks and the Gov. have created sites to provide the public with information on the Bid/Purchase process as some are different than others and to provide access to their properties for sale listings..(REO/Foreclosures) They all provide addresses and listing Agent info..most have photos ect. and are updated regularly..

Sites like.... http://www.wamuproperties.com/ .... http://www.hud.gov/homes/index.cfm

https://www.citimortgage.com/Mortgage/Oreo/SearchListing.do ... http://www.homepath.com/

The links to these Bank and Gov. sites can be found here.... http://www.mortgagenewsdaily.com/wiki/REO_Database_List.asp http://www.biggerpockets.com/bank-reo.html

For finding information on Tax sales/Public records this may be helpful..

Good hunting, Dunes
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Sep 20, 2009
Laura I have not found one yet. Even when you type in free. I guess the saying is ture, nothing is for free.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Sep 20, 2009
YES, the best way to find foreclosures is to view public records http://orangeclerk.onetgov.net/ beware of FORECLOSURE property many of these properties have big problems and liens get a title search before you buy anything or hire a REALTOR or real estate consultant we are here to protect and serve you..
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jul 15, 2008
http://www.fsrforeclosures.com has a big listing with lots of bank owned properties. Its easy to navigate too because the properties are shown on a map all together. I've been browsing this one for a while. Hope this helps.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jul 13, 2008
We have added a new link on our site of Bank Owned Foreclosures. You may search this site for free. But your best bet is still a real estate agent. They have daily alerts set up to monitor your preferences. The best ones do not last long on the market. Working with an agent gives you the best chance of snagging up a good deal.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 25, 2008
Yes, ForeclosuresOfGreaterOrlando.com which is also a new publication published by Homes & Land
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jun 15, 2008

If you are looking at pre-foreclosures, there are numerous services but investors pay for them as will you. There are certainly good deals there on occassion but these days there are just as many in MLS. If you are looking for deals, you may want to look in areas that have been more highly impacted by the current market conditions. Last weeks Orlando Sentinel will highlight those areas for you. I have been working with buyers who are finding great deals in Poinciana. If you decide to branch out of Orlando proper, I would welcome the opportunity to show you the deals in Poinciana.

Web Reference: http://www.tcatrealty.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu May 22, 2008
Contact a Realtor, that is your best option. As the homes hit the market they are listed in the Local MLS. ( Multiple Listing Service) Your Professional Realtor has access to this. The good deals do go fast. We ( Realtors) see them first well, you get the idea.
Hope this helps.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu May 22, 2008

Foreclosure = REO (real estate owned). These properties are sold via Real Estate Agents. -- REO AGENTS

The "best" of these properties are gobbled up within a few hours.

The advice I can give is interview Real Estate Agents - who will work for you. Give you advice. And Negotiate for you.

The best part of all this is - the "seller" pays the comission -- which is a Win-Win for you.

The previous agent is correct - they can just throw you on a "drip" list and send you properties --

do you want to be on the back burner or do you want a TEAM of agents to go to WAR for you?

I am excited to apply for the job.

Web Reference: http://www.LeeRosa.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed May 21, 2008
All bank owned homes are listed in the Local MLS and would show up in one form or another on sites such as trulia, realtor.com etc. The problem is narrowing down your search results to only those that are bank owned homes. I can set up a website for you with all the Bank owned homes in an area you want, and send the link to your email address.
Just send me a quick email of what your looking for in the house, and I can send it over. GregMTraub@gmail.com
Web Reference: http://www.gregtraub.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 20, 2008
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