posted on 06-06-2019
Real Estate Owned (REO)
Updated October 1, 2019
What is Real Estate Owned (REO)?
How Does Real Estate Owned (REO) Work?
Let's say John Doe falls behind on his house payments, and his
The house is a REO because the bank owns it.
Why Does Real Estate Owned (REO) Matter?
REOs often are less expensive than similar properties, but they often need remodeling or other real estate investors are attracted to REOs.. Banks do not want to be in the business, so when they have REOs on their hands, they often do what they can to sell the property and recover at least some portion of the amount. This might involve paying off tax liens or other associated with the property, and they might list them for below , which is why some