Waukesha County is one of seven counties that saw foreclosure filings decrease from January 2012.
The number of foreclosures filings in Southeastern Wisconsin fell to the lowest level in six years, reported the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The newspaper reported that there were 720 mortgage foreclosures filings in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties in January. Economists tell the paper that this demonstrates a recovering housing market and economy. In Waukesha County, foreclosures filings decreased from January 2012 to 86 from 123, or 30.1%. Other counties drops: Looking to buy a home in Muskego? Check out our Homes for Sale feature.
Foreclosures can mean a good deal, but often you need a good deal of patience to work with the bank to close Here are a few Muskego homes that could help stretch your dollar.
If you have the time, you can get more home for the dollar if its a foreclosure, but dealing with the bank, which now owns the property, can be trying. Here are a list of homes in the city that are bank-owned, and could be a bargain: S83 W20607 Janesville Road - $319,900 Bank-owned single family w/mother-in-law unit plus 13.4 acres of land. Property has barn and storage shed plus a long private driveway. Main unit has 3 bedrooms upstairs with large county kitchen / dining area down. Mother-In -Law unit has eat-in kitchen, one bedroom, entry room & 1 1/2 baths. NEW A/C and water softener in main unit. Part of the land ( 7.48 acres per Wiredata ) is assessed under the Use Value Program. Seller / Bank will consider financing to qualified …