Zillow Advice: Buying a Foreclosure - what is preforeclosure http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-is-preforeclosure/541136/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate In general the web sites ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-is-preforeclosure/541136/ In general the web sites you are using have seen public records that indicate the bank or other entity has has filed some court paper work. It does not mean the house is for sale, or that it will actually foreclose.<br/><br/>Some investors go directly to these home owners and try to buy the property at a discount.&nbsp;<br/>&nbsp;<br/>&nbsp; Sat, 17 May 2014 13:56:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-is-preforeclosure/541136/ 2014-05-17T13:56:00Z