How do I find out more information on foreclosures without paying these website charges?

Asked by downeyjl80, Macedon, NY Tue Apr 23, 2013

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Donald Mituz…, Agent, Chappaqua, NY
Tue Apr 23, 2013
That depends on what you are looking for. If you have cash to buy without a mortgage, you can go through the county records to see what foreclosure auctions are scheduled or where a lis pendens has been filed for a future foreclosure. If you plan on buying with a mortgage, contact a local Realtor and they should be able to help you.

Some of the foreclosure web sites that you pay for are very out of date. They will list a home as being in foreclosure when the bank has already foreclosed. One a bank has foreclosed, they list it with a real estate agent to market the property. Some are priced very competitively an some not. Keep in mind that you will usually be buying as is. If you are getting a mortgage this could present problems.

Ask around to see if anyone you know can recommend a good Realtor that can help you.

Good luck!

Don Mituzas
Licensed Associate Broker
2008 Realtor of the Year
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
New York's #1 Real Estate Broker
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