Rick2212, Depends, it could be years.
If a home owner falls behind on their mortgage payments to the extent that they receive a lis pendens notice. The notice is filed in public records. It never disappears. Even if the homeowner brings their mortgage current.
The homeowner can file bankcruptcy.
The lender may not pursue legal action regarding a foreclosure for a wide variety of reasons.
A forebearance can be worked out.
Brock Realty Inc.
If you'd like to search the MLS like an agent in real time, you can visit our website and sign up for a free Listing Book account. You will be able to change the search criteria to suit yourself and received morning reports regarding new listings, price changes and recent pendings.