Services for Real Estate Pros with Baltimore HUD Homes

Our Web Sites has been full of activity for the last several months with emails & calls concerning to short sales on homes. We without doubt hit a nerve with a moderately number of Realtors; that necessitate finding a ground-breaking way to generate business in their real estate markets. The excitement surrounding this subject matter has been enormous also in fact more than we anticipated. For the most part we did not imagine that some Real Estate Agents lacked information on Foreclosures.

For that reason, if you'll grant me a one or two minutes of your today, I promise to integrate a humble outlook to your life on HUD, VA REO, bank foreclosures and how they can be a basis of new leads for buyer or sellers. Before I start, and end up producing yet more emails and calls, it give me satisfaction to know that it may help someone out there, nevertheless by no means is this tiny article is intended to crack everything about foreclosures. I will mostly reply the most frequently asked questions and troubles that we have handle over the last few months.

Presently only three types of Foreclosures:
1) Pre-foreclosure
2) Foreclosure
3) Post-foreclosure (REO).


Pre-foreclosure a warning that the property in a state of failure to pay prior to the Foreclosure Auction. A house goes into the Pre-foreclosure stage once the mortgage company publishes a notice of public record that the home owner is overdue, and they plan to implement their privilege to foreclose the property. The amount of time prior to auction differ from state-to-state however averages between 2 - 6 months.

As a result, a Pre-foreclosure is a house where the owner is in the rear on payments (more often than not at least a couple of payments), and the lender has recorded a lawful notice to the public so that they will take back the house if the owner does not set up for an alternative plan.

Because you possibly will wisely venture, a proprietor in Pre-foreclosure can be a somewhat motivated seller and have an undeniable wish to sell once they comprehend (or decide) that selling is their greatest way out of trouble. A Real Estate Agent skilled (or trained) in selling with these types of home owners can get the home listed and sold before the auction date.

Pre-foreclosures can be an excellent source of about 100-600 new leads per 100,000 households.


You cannot do a great deal with a home in this state. Characteristically, depending on the real estate market area and Mortgage Company, 24 - 72 hours prior to the auction is too late. To facilitate time, the residence goes to the highest bidder at an auction; they are usually held at the county courthouse steps (place might differ depending on the real estate market area).

Foreclosure at an auction can be very productive for a Real Estate Agent. For example you can visualize, there are a overabundance of Investors & Bank associates that a clever Realtor can take benefit of. Every single one could lead to new business.

Even if for the majority component, as soon as the home goes to auction, it's not a decent source of seller leads... that is except you can connect with a bank or investor agent that may want to list with you as soon as they take possession of the home.


A home in this point is usually what Real Estate Agents imagines of when they listen to a property labeled as a Foreclosure. The mortgage company has repossessed the home from the homeowner and currently refers to the home as Real Estate Owned (REO for short).

Countless Realtors believe these are a feeble cause since there is frequently a local Real Estate Agent who has placed themselves to dig the lion's-share of the REOs in any particular real estate area. This could or may not be true, and a real estate agent can re-position themselves so they can get an opportunity at this home.

An additional type of Post-foreclosure is the houses purchased by an Investor. Frequently times Investors have set up relationships with Real Estate Agents in a market. Nevertheless, a smart Realtor can still re-position them so they get a shot at them.


Consequently, predominantly the best foundation of new leads from Foreclosures can be set up from Pre-foreclosures. This new basis of business may perhaps mean an additional 100 - 600 new, extremely motivated (seller) leads that are frantic for your professional assistance. In addition to that's only for a market of 100,000 homes. Your marketplace may perhaps have even more.

Why hasn't this marketing possibility been made accessible before?

To cut a long story short, before now, every single one of the pieces were not readily available. Nowadays, the technology is in place, and the market for the Real Estate business is ready & on the rise.

Consequently, if you are exhausted of your competition and are interested in building out a brand new niche for yourself.

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I work for and we have been noticing a huge increase in the number of foreclosures on the market across the nation. Now is definately a great time to buy-whether you are buying an investment property, or a home for your family, prices are lower than ever.
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