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Foreclosures for Sale in Lone Tree, Colorado 80124

Buying a Lone Tree Colorado Foreclosure Home

In early 2014 it was predicted that mortgage rates would continue to rise. Although this was based on solid signs of economic recover, which usually means an increase in mortgage rates, the predictions were premature. Mortgage rates, depending on the length of the mortgage term or whether they are fixed or adjustable, are now either at their lowest or near the lowest level they have been all year. Slow economic growth has also meant that while there have been improvements in the job market employment levels have only showed a small improvement. This has meant that even in the desirable and fast-growing city of Lone Tree CO there are good deals to be found on foreclosure properties.

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Lone Tree Real Estate

Lone Tree real estate reflects the city’s population, which is generally well educated with good incomes. Although many homes are valued at under £900K, luxury house prices can range between one and two million dollars. Typically, the price put on Lone Tree foreclosures depends on the desirability of the property, although a discount of at least 10% can be expected. The value of a property subject to enforced sale can also depend on how long it has been vacant and whether there are any outstanding mortgage or tax payments subject to lien—a security order placed on the property to secure payment of a debt on its resale. This is a prime consideration for all prospective buyers of foreclosure properties, which should be investigated with a full title search before committing to a purchase. It may cover defaulted first mortgage payments as well as second or third mortgage payments.


2 Markets for Foreclosures

There are two distinct markets for foreclosure homes. The first is where sale of a property has been enforced on the owner-occupier because of excessive mortgage repayment arrears. The second is where a home has remained unsold at auction and has become the property of the mortgage lender. These are lender-owned or bank-owned properties. When an occupier puts his property up for sale at auction, he typically sets a price that will cover the debt. When the property has lost its value and remains unsold and is repossessed, the bank or lender may class it as a non-performing asset, holding it until there is a recovery in the market or selling it at a much reduced price.

Afford a Dream Home

This means that a long as you are aware of the problems associated with buying a foreclosure home, you can broaden your market search to include that dream home you’ve always wanted but couldn’t afford. The benefit of a reduced price may come with a downside. The property may not be well maintained, so you’ll need to factor in the price of refurbishment. Foreclosure homes for sale in Lone Tree CO may well be high quality and excellent value, but you need to familiarize yourself with the auction process. These can be daunting, especially if you’ve set your heart on a property and you are investing a lot of emotional capital along with your cash. An auction can be held on the property, in a convention center, auction house or outside the courthouse. Buyers should first attend some auctions without taking part: understanding the theatrics of it will arm you when you come to make your first bid. Ask the auctioneer about the process, particularly whether you need to bring a lot of cash with you: when buying an auction property, you will probably have to pay a certified check deposit of about $5,000 by. Most of all you need to research the property so you don’t over-value it. Finally, although about 60% of foreclosed homes are financed, you may be required to pay the outstanding amount within anything between 30 and 90 days.

Drive Around Lone Tree

Driving around Lone Tree, you will be impressed by the range of properties, the open spaces, the peaceful atmosphere and the views of the surrounding hills and distant mountain peaks. If you have the cash, you are spoilt for choice. If you are trying to buy at the limit of your resources and looking at the foreclosure market, you need to be aware of the pitfalls. A local real estate agent will help you cope with the complexities of buying a foreclosure, and will be familiar with the area and be able to advise you on the property that would best suit your needs. Take all the advice you can, including consulting a real estate attorney if necessary. When you have found a house you like, get an ASHI inspection done so you’ll know exactly what you are buying.

Foreclosures and Bank Owned Homes in Lone Tree for Sale. Contact us First at 303-955-4220 to view or make an offer on any home you are interested in. We Show Lone Tree Homes 7 days a week and offer same day showings. 

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