Category Archives: Foreclosures

Foreclosure Surprises

After my last blog entry about foreclosures, I’ve been asked about ‘surprises’ I have found in foreclosure listings.  Just how bad can it be?  Well, let me tell you… At this house we just closed this week, there was the usual boarded up windows (due to broken glass from past break-ins) and trash scattered throughout […]

Buying Foreclosures: The Wild Wild West of Real Estate

Closed another foreclosure purchase for a client today and am once again amazed at how ‘crazy’ the entire process has become.  The usual and customary standards and practices in our industry just often don’t apply.  I have purchased several foreclosures for myself (and remodeled them as rentals) and have helped a number of clients through […]