Can I buy a house in foreclosure before it reaches auction?I prefer not to deal with the stress of an auction. Plus if I get it before auction would it help the homeowners credit.August 30 2013 - Norton0YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.