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By : Dywon Erick Dylon    99 or more times read
If you have been in the market for cheap Houston homes for quite some time, then now may be the best time to consider buying. There are many ways to search for cheap properties in Houston or other areas of your choice. One of the simplest ways is to simply drive around the neighborhood of your choice. Chances are you will see properties with “For Sale” signs in front of them. Some of the properties are being sold directly by their owners while some are foreclosed and being sold by banks.

As you probably know, the number of Indiana foreclosures and other foreclosure activity in the country is on the rise. This gives a lot of home buyers the chance to buy properties at discounted prices.

This means that one of the best ways to find cheap Houston homes is to consult foreclosure listings. Two types of listings that you should check are foreclosure auction listings and Real Estate-owned property listings. When properties are foreclosed, the lender (or the bank in most cases) proceeds to put up the house for auction, usually in the courthouse steps. When the property does not sell in the auction, they become Real Estate-owned properties. This means that the bank becomes responsible for maintaining the properties. Naturally, maintaining unoccupied properties can be costly for banks. This is why banks are usually in a hurry to sell Indiana foreclosures and other foreclosed homes.

Government foreclosures are another viable option if you are looking for cheap Houston homes. Properties that fall under government foreclosures are handled by different types of agencies. These agencies include the US Department of Veteran Affairs, the Internal Revenue Service, Freddie Mac, Fanny Mae and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Properties that are managed under these agencies are usually in a hurry to be sold, so they are usually priced well below market value.
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