Great question, some info on sites is more accurate than others. The sale prices at foreclosure depend on a number of variables, condition of property, what other similar distressed properties have sold for over the past 90 days, how many buyers are bidding on a home etc. That is where a skilled Broker comes in, sharing with you their expertise, negotiating strategy, what you should expect to pay for a particular home etc.
Also, the type of auction has an effect. If you are buying at a courthouse auction, more unknowns are present. You are not able to make your purchase contingent on an inspection, you must have all of the funds needed by the end of the business day etc to purchase. If you are going to be bidding on line , that is another way to purchase via auction and the last way is the typical auction right at the property by an auctioneer. Most of the foreclosure generally speaking are still listed with a Broker, you are able to not only view the home but make your offer contingent on inspections etc.
If you are interested in more info/data and possible future real estate assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am quite well versed with Celebration property.
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