Yes Mr Mcgowen is wrong, wrong, wrong. Tenants have rights, even in forclosure. The problem is rights are expensive to enforce in any venue. The landlord also has rights. Even if the property is in forclosure, you are still obligated under the terms of most leases to pay your rent. Your best bet is to go to the county recorder, look up your address and see what is recorded. If forclosure is started, your property will be notified by certified mail and by notice on the door, and by recording at the county recorder. This info can be found on their website for a small fee.. Even if the property is in forclosure, the owner may be working on any number of things to resolve that would create no damage to you. The worst thing you can do is walk away from your lease because of speculation.... more
You need to be sure there is not a trustee date. If there is, you may not be aware if the Landlord is not telling you. Check with the County records to be sure there is not a trustee date on the home. You may want to get more advise from a Real Estate Lawyer about your Tenant rights. When you are ready to Buy, let me know, I work with agents all over the United States.