A HUD home is nothing more than a house that was purchased with an FHA loan that has since fallen into foreclosure. (I’m not sure why these homes aren’t called “FHA foreclosures,” which would be more intuitive for home buyers and investors, but the Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] is the federal office [...]
Buying a foreclosure or short sale is basically the same as buying any property on the housing market. You may be able to get a good deal on a foreclosure or short sale if the market is full, but the market value and property value in your area will drive the pricing and financing the loan. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips video for more information about short sales and buying a foreclosure.