Best Foreclosure Listing Sites for Finding Properties

Wondering how to find foreclosed homes for sale for your next residence or to flip for a profit? These websites will guide you to foreclosures and real estate-owned properties to buy.

Home for sale. Real estate sign. Foreclosure. Red brick house in suburban neighborhood. No people.
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The past 15 years have been eventful in the U.S. property market, from the foreclosure surge unleashed by the Great Recession, through the COVID-driven real-estate boom to the latest period of rising interest rates, persistent inflation, and mixed signals from the economy.  

But within the turbulence and uncertainty, there are opportunities. The ongoing period of high inflation and rising living costs may lead to more foreclosures, short sales, and lender-owned properties (REO, or real estate owned) as lenders reclaim properties from buyers who could no longer meet their financial obligations.

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Bob Niedt

Bob was Senior Editor at for seven years and is now a contributor to the website. He has more than 40 years of experience in online, print and visual journalism. Bob has worked as an award-winning writer and editor in the Washington, D.C., market as well as at news organizations in New York, Michigan and California. Bob joined Kiplinger in 2016, bringing a wealth of expertise covering retail, entertainment, and money-saving trends and topics. He was one of the first journalists at a daily news organization to aggressively cover retail as a specialty and has been lauded in the retail industry for his expertise. Bob has also been an adjunct and associate professor of print, online and visual journalism at Syracuse University and Ithaca College. He has a master’s degree from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a bachelor’s degree in communications and theater from Hope College.


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