Zillow Advice: Home Ownership - do u need the asst of a agent to purchase a foreclosure property? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/do-u-need-the-asst-of-a-agent-to-purchase-a-foreclosure-property/469556/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate No, but it wouldn't hurt ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/do-u-need-the-asst-of-a-agent-to-purchase-a-foreclosure-property/469556/ No, but it wouldn't hurt to have good representation at the negotiating table...and someone to do a lot of work towards your purchase.&nbsp; You could always contact the listing agent direct, or try to buy homes at the courthouse steps on your own--or auctions, etc.<br/><br/>Best wishes from So-Cal and good luck Tue, 27 Nov 2012 00:52:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/do-u-need-the-asst-of-a-agent-to-purchase-a-foreclosure-property/469556/ 2012-11-27T00:52:00Z In my opinion you would want ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/do-u-need-the-asst-of-a-agent-to-purchase-a-foreclosure-property/469556/ In my opinion you would want an agent/broker to represent you and look out for your best interests. &nbsp;An experienced broker can answer questions, walk you through the purchase process and negotiate on your behalf. &nbsp; Mon, 26 Nov 2012 22:09:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/do-u-need-the-asst-of-a-agent-to-purchase-a-foreclosure-property/469556/ 2012-11-26T22:09:00Z