Luxury Valley Homes Arizona Real Estate Blog

The Benefits Of Buying Bank Owned Homes in Scottsdale Arizona

Bank Owned HomeBanks owned homes are homes that have gone through the legal foreclosurer process. If you are planning to buy a home, and are looking for homes for sale in Scottsdale, buying a bank owned home in Scottsdale can be advantageous for todays buyer.

The major advantage of buying the bank owned homes Scottsdale is that they can bought at very competitive rates. The typical opening market price is predicated on the appraised priced and the REALTOR Broker Price Opinion (BPO) provided to the Bank and the prevailing economic conditions. The Bank makes the final determination based on these items. Typically the property is priced below the prevailing comparable market price for a quick sale.

Some buyers think they can reduce this initial market price dramatically and the bank will consider that offer. That's almost never happens.

Since the main objective of the bank is to recover its losses they rarely accept the low ball offers. It's the acception rather than the rule. In spite of these parameters you can still find a bank owned home in Scottsdale at a price which is 15 to 50 percent less than the actual market price. With the deeper discount you'll usually not find that perfect home, it's more likely it will be one that needs major repairs.

Another benefit of buying the bank owned home Scottsdale is that you can easily find the property as per your specific needs and requirements, and of course, budget. Recession and current economic conditions have forced many people from their home. Banks have a large number of foreclosed homes. From condominiums to single homes to luxury homes, there is lot to choose from bank owned homes in Scottsdale.

There is yet another benefit of considering the bank owned homes for sale. You can buy the foreclosed property at a much lower price and sell it off later when you get good returns on the same.

If you are really interested in buying the bank owned home, and are wondering where to look for them, you may check out the bank listings that usually appear in newspapers, real estate magazines, and in the books published by the real estate companies. The banks provide listings of the foreclosed homes to let the interested buyers get a glimpse of the foreclosed homes. The internet is also a very popular source of obtaining the information about bank listings for bank owned homes.

Whichever method you choose for buying bank owned home, do not forget to check the property, and legal rules for buying these properties.  The process can be complex and you could do yourself a favor and hire a real estate agent that specializes in bank owned homes.

To view listings of bank owned homes in Scottsdale, Phoenix Arizona Property Listings, Short sale homes Scottsdale, and more please click on the appropriate link or go to for more help.

Comment balloon 1 commentJane & Jeff Daley, PhD • August 02 2010 02:10PM
The Benefits Of Buying Bank Owned Homes in Scottsdale Arizona
Banks owned homes are homes that have gone through the legal foreclosurer process. If you are planning to buy a home, and are looking for homes for sale in Scottsdale buying a bank owned home in Scottsdale can be advantageous for todays buyer. &… more
The Internet is the best place to find Scottsdale homes for sale
With the advancement in technology, finding homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona and other parts of the world has become really easy. Gone are the days, when an interested buyer had to spend hours flipping through the newspapers to find… more
Property Search in Scottsdale Arizona
Scottsdale is an integral part of Arizona and it is a place that has seen immense growth. People from all across USA flock in great numbers every year to own a home in Scottsdale Arizona. The reasons for this are a plenty. The chief reason for… more
13365 N 94th Way Scottsdale AZ 85260 - Scottsdale Real Estate For Sale
Scottsdale Real Estate For Sale $355, 900 SWEETWATER RANCH - A MUST SEE! Beautiful custom $100K remodel in 2008 sets this home apart! Dramatic mosaic medallion in foyer entry with vaulted ceilings & 18" travertine throughout. … more
Residential Real Estate for Buyers: Common Mistakes
With great appreciation in the price value of the real estate properties, market has seen emergence of large number of residential real estate for buyers and sellers. One of the major problems faced by buyers in the residential real estate market is… more