Do you mean is it in foreclosure or do you mean was it ever foreclosed upon in the past sometime? If it is in foreclosure you will have to wait for that to be over or bid on it at the auction. If it was foreclosed in the past, who cares? You would want to know if it is for sale by the current owner or not. If a bank got it then it might be a bank owned property and will be listed on the MLS for sale. Ask a Realtor if it is.... more
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