Zombie Foreclosures — A new term, though I have seen them, especially after bankruptcy with 3rd party loan servicers. http://www.findmywayhome.com/home-mortgage-news/zombie-foreclosures-haunt-boomerang-buyers/
Here is an old one being used for decades. Zillow isn’t the exclusive conduit of this scam, it was used in the 80′s with print ads and more recently Craigslist. This is just one more good example of how the public is being defrauded by the real estate community giving away MLS data to un-accounable [...]
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/series/mortgage-mess/Error-Claims-Cast-Doubt-on-Bank-of-America-Foreclosures-in-Bay-Area-204764581.html Dug up by Tom Stone – He was too upset to post. He had to go out to pull weeds. A nice metaphor Tom!
Here is an interesting aspect of the recovering but far from recovered foreclosure situation: http://www.dsnews.com/articles/fighting-foreclosure-nightmare-that-never-ends-2013-03-22
Does this site simply send buyers to listing agents under the long-failed guise of matching buyers with an agent who may actually represent them with fiduciary duty? http://www.inman.com/news/2013/03/20/brokur-the-dating-site-real-estate