HUD Houses For Sale in USA
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers homes to first to people who are buying the home as their primary residence, and then to investors if no potential owner-occupants bid. All HUD properties are available for purchase on Internet listing sites. These sites provide complete information on HUD rules, programs, and properties and can direct you to HUD-affiliated realtors in your area.
HUD homes range from average condition to terrible. The former owners may not have done a good job with home maintenance, and it some cases, may have even vandalized them in anger. If the properties have been empty, there may be mold, rodents, or other issues that are often result from long-term vacancy.
When a HUD home is in bad condition, you may be able to get a fix up price reduction or loan from the department. With financing in place in advance, you can get a real bargain. Be sure to familiarize yourself with HUD rules and regulations before bidding on foreclosure properties.