Zillow Advice: Renter Rights - How can I find out if a property is not in foreclosure before renting ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-find-out-if-a-property-is-not-in-foreclosure-before-renting/460639/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate I tried asking you a ? but ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-find-out-if-a-property-is-not-in-foreclosure-before-renting/460639/ I tried asking you a ? but it wouldn't go through. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 15:58:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-find-out-if-a-property-is-not-in-foreclosure-before-renting/460639/ 2012-11-16T15:58:00Z THANK YOU ! http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-find-out-if-a-property-is-not-in-foreclosure-before-renting/460639/ THANK YOU ! Thu, 20 Sep 2012 23:24:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-find-out-if-a-property-is-not-in-foreclosure-before-renting/460639/ 2012-09-20T23:24:00Z This types notices are public ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-find-out-if-a-property-is-not-in-foreclosure-before-renting/460639/ <p>This types notices are public record.</p><p>Go to the office of the register of deeds in the county where the property is located.&nbsp; Ask the staff member on duty to permit you to examine the title file associated with the property.</p><p>The title will give you the name of the owner and will identify any outstanding liens. Lien-holders might include a mortgage lender and a taxing authority.</p><p>Confirm the owner of the real estate and make a list of any individuals or entities that maintain a lien on it. Go to the clerk of the court, also in the county where the real estate is located.</p><p>Provide the staff member on duty with the name of the property owner and the name or names of any lien-holders. The court clerk's staff can confirm whether any foreclosure proceeding is in process.</p><div class="section clearfix"><br/></div> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 02:17:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-find-out-if-a-property-is-not-in-foreclosure-before-renting/460639/ 2012-09-20T02:17:00Z