What is a bank foreclosure? Unless you have been hiding under a rock you already, know that the housing market in the United States has been falling in value, which is caused partly by the number of homes that are facing foreclosure. In many situations, the borrowers of these loans failed to make their monthly payments as they had agreed to. In turn, the bank, which held the mortgage on the home, was forced to take back the property in the hopes of selling it and getting out of the debt. This is exactly what a bank foreclosure is. It is a home that is owned by a bank that held a mortgage on a home in which the owner failed to keep up with their monthly payments.
These homes are now on the market and being sold. There are many misconceptions about these homes and often people do not realize that they make a great investment. Here are three things you need to know about these foreclosures.