Buying a Foreclosed Home: Tips To Protect Yourself

There are many factors to take into consideration when you are in the market to purchase a foreclosed property. You need to be clear about the risks involved and take every step only after careful consideration. This is where a professional buyers agent comes in handy. . specially if they are experienced in foreclosures.

Here are some tips on how we advice our clients how to buy a foreclosed home.
Searching For Foreclosed Property On Sale
First thing to do of course, is search for as many foreclosed property sale options as possible. Our company subscribes to lists that gives us the notice of future foreclosures.  A real estate agent who specialize in dealing with foreclosed home sales should be equipped with this list to give the best opportunity to their clients.

Inspect House . . .AND THE Neighborhood Carefully
Most foreclosed  houses that  has been vacant for many months have issues. , the house most likely may be in need of repairs. You must make sure that you inspect the property  and get an idea about the repairs needed. It is a smart idea to hire a professional as soon as you have a ratified contract to protect yourself and be assures that the risks are worth it.

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Buying Directly From Banks Is Better Than Buying Through Auctions. . at least you have a chance to inspect teh property.
Buying a foreclosed home through auctions comes with perils that you may not be aware. In a previous post we talked about a home that was damaged by the evicted homeowner after being foreclosed. . .

he poured cement down the toilet !

When a bank takes over a house, you can be sure that their immediate goal is to get rid of the property as as soon as possible without spending any money for repairs. . Be Prepared For a surprise if you elect to buy a foreclosure with no inspection. .

We can help you buy foreclosures in Maryland  at a huge discount!


Carlos Herboso

Buyer Specialist – Foreclosure Expert

"Don’t Pray For A Miracle. . .expect it!"

Herboso & Associates llc

Office 240.898.1848

Cell   240.671.5542

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My real estate knowledge is always up-to-date. For expertise you can depend on, call me when you have questions about the market or are ready to make a significant move. . .Quality representation is not expensive, its priceless!