Are you looking at a Short Sale or a tax record? It sounds like an MLS listing, but need more information is needed to address your question.
Generally speaking in a preforeclosure, the sale or auction date will be from 90days to god knows when. It really depends on the disposition of the lender/investor and the owner.
Share a few more details and we'll try to provide a more specific answer.
Rocky G.H. Hawrysz
Prudential California Realty