Foreclosure Listings – Free Sites
Equator.com. Equator offers free listings of homes in foreclosure – alongside short sales, open-market listings, and properties available through the Hubzu auction process. Select the “buy” menu, then click on “foreclosure homes.”
HomePath.com. Owned by the Federal National Mortgage Association (known as Fannie Mae), HomePath.com offers free listings of thousands of homes in foreclosure being sold by Fannie Mae.
HomeSteps.com. This site is owned by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (also called Freddie Mac). It lists homes in foreclosure that Freddie Mac is selling to investors or potential home buyers.
Zillow Foreclosure Center. The popular website used by home sellers and buyers alike has its own search site for foreclosure listings. You can fashion your own method of searching, filtering by cost or location.
Realtor.com Foreclosures. Realtor.com, a popular website used by new-home seekers or sellers, can help you find foreclosures. You can focus your search using a zip code and/or city. And, while we’re on the subject of Realtors, by the way, you can also check with local real estate companies and their agents directly to search for foreclosed homes. Many offices have Realtors who specialize in this area.
Bank of America-owned properties and foreclosures. This Bank of America site allows users to search for real estate-owned or bank-owned foreclosed properties, by zip code or other methods.
Foreclosure Listings – Paid Sites
RealtyTrac. After a free 7-day trial, it’s $49.95 a month, with discounts on multi-month packages. Members get access to RealtyTrac’s proprietary information, including auction dates and locations, pre-foreclosure addresses, owner information, bank loan amounts and more.
Foreclosure.com. After the free 7-day trial, it’s $39.80 per month. Subscribers receive detailed information on the listed properties, tax roll data, files provided by the lender, local school districts and other listing details.
Foreclosure Listings – Government Sites
HUD.gov. Potential investors and other home buyers can find one- to four-unit residential properties that the Department of Housing and Urban Development acquired from foreclosure actions on FHA-insured mortgages.
USDA-RD/FSA Properties. The United State Department of Agriculture-Rural Development and the USDA-Farm Service Agency list properties on this website. Here, you’ll find a small number of single- and multi-family homes, farms, and ranches. Buyers should contact the local USDA-RD office for more information on the property and how to buy it.
IRS Seizures. This Internal Revenue Service website is a portal for finding homes and other property seized by the tax agency for nonpayment of federal taxes.