people picture how they will buy a Battle Ground, WA house,
they imagine visiting properties with their real estate agent, zeroing in on a
suitable home in a neighborhood they like; making an offer; purchasing the
are also less straightforward ways to go about buying an area house.
One way people purchase houses today
is at a local Battle Ground, WA auction. Homes usually go
on auction because they have been foreclosed upon or have unpaid tax liens; but
there are any number of possible reasons. For the buyer, a real estate auction
presents an opportunity — but also hurdles to clear.
A first possible drawback can be a real showstopper: the
relative difficulty of thoroughly checking out the home’s interior.
proves impossible to inspect inside, some research about the neighborhood, the
history of sales in the area, and even visiting other open houses in the
neighborhood can give some feel for what comparable neighborhood homes are
auctions in Battle Ground, WA are usually geared toward
In many cases, companies require you to register before you may
join the bidding. As with car auctions, it’s almost always necessary to come
prepared with cash (in the form of certified checks). Most auctions require the
entire sum to be paid immediately, while others specify a set portion or
amount. In short, local real estate auction
buyers need to have done their homework beforehand.
also be vagaries in timing. For any homebuyer who needs to move in right away,
an auction may not prove to be an feasible option. Especially with
foreclosures, if the home is not vacant at the time of auction, the eviction
process can turn into a lengthy court battle if the occupants are unwilling to
leave. Buying a
home through a Battle Ground, WA auction can be a great
way to nab a home at a bargain basement price, but being aware of the
complicating factors is a must. There are many ways to find the perfect home –
and I’m here to help guide my clients through the choices that will work best
Author:Julie Baldino - Owner-Managing Broker Phone: 360-910-3586 Dated: January 2nd 2014 Views: 1,833 About Julie Baldino: Julie Baldino is a seasoned veteran of the Pacific Northwest real estate industry, and has consisten...
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