I have been renting a house and discovered that the owners have sold the hourse 9 times within a year and

Asked by Sali, Phoenix, AZ Wed Jan 16, 2008

currently have not made any payments to the bank. When I confronted them they dissapeared and stop comnig by to collect the rent, which was their preferred method. How do I find out the status on the house. I just received a bill from the bank. I am looking to move but in the meantime, I will Iknow when the house is in foreclosure?

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Amy L Gerrish, Agent, Scottsdale, AZ
Wed Jan 16, 2008
The trustee will post it an auction date on the door.
Are you in Maricopa County?
You can enter the owner's name here: http://recorder.maricopa.gov/recdocdata/
Pinal County? go here: http://pinalcounty.org/Recorder/Search/
Search the documents to see if the bank has filed anything yet.
I know in pinal county the doc is SALE.
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Dan Mengedoht, Agent, Charleston, SC
Wed Jan 16, 2008
Am I missing something? Did you say that your landlords have sold the house 9 different times to 9 different buyers in the past year? I am surprised none of the first two answers referred to this detail in the question, like it is normal!! How does one pull off a caper like this? No, don't answer me. I'll just get a load of TD's for soliciting a "how to" on major fraud.

Brad and Relocation Guide have provided the best answers regarding finding out about the foreclosure.

Best of Luck,
Dan Mengedoht
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Brad Bergami…, Agent, Prescott, AZ
Wed Jan 16, 2008
The owners do have a right to sell the home you are in with your lease attached. So make sure you know what you think (foreclosed), before you do any moving or braking of a lease.

You can search RealtyTrac.com or you can check out the Maricopa County website http://recorder.maricopa.gov/recdocdata
for recorded documents. Search your landlords name and you should get the recorded "Notice of Trustee's Sale" that will have the sale date on it.
Good luck,
Web Reference:  http://www.bradbergamini.com
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Get-smart, , Durham, NC
Sun Apr 26, 2009
Yeah this is a horror story that will likely lead the owner to prison.
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Team Forss,…, Agent, Temecula, CA
Wed Jan 16, 2008
I'm still in awe of "selling 9 times in one year, is that possible?" What is more amazing that you are still there and the lease was continued intact for 9 recordings.....You must have been really busy getting the house ready and leaving this past year while it was shown to buyers!!!

If the home was truly foreclosed on and there was a noted attached to the front window or door, a realtor will soon be contacting you for eviction. It sounds scary and bad but it's just a process in order to get the property vacated. They will most likely offer you "cash for keys" which is a monetary stipend to help get you on your way and leave the home in the "broom clean" shape with appliances and structure intact. If it was foreclosed, you will most likely not be permitted to continue a lease so do start planning accordingly.
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