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Foreclosure properties can be great investment opportunities. In many cases, foreclosures are priced significantly below market value. However, the home buying process is typically more complicated because there are more steps along the way. If you are considering purchasing a foreclosure, here are a few crucial steps that help ensure the process goes as smooth as possible.

Get preapproved

If you want to increase your chances of purchasing a home on the market, you should get preapproved. In a competitive market, you can make yourself more favorable as a buyer if you are preapproved for a mortgage. This is because it gives the home seller reassurance that already qualified for the home and provides them peace of mind that you are a serious buyer. This is true for not only foreclosures but traditional homes as well. 

Speak with contractors

One of the best ways to ensure you know what you are getting into with a foreclosure is to have contractors at the ready. If you are planning on flipping the property or renting it out, you want to have a clear understanding of what everything will cost. With this knowledge, you can schedule repairs and renovations to be completed right away. 

Know the local market

Be sure that you know the market value of comparable homes in the area. With this knowledge, you will have a better idea of what the home should cost based on similar ones in the area. This will allow you to understand whether or not a foreclosure is priced fairly, and if it is a good buy.

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