HUD Homes 101: What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know – Part 1

Today’s post is all about…you guessed it…HUD homes.

There is much to uncover in this two-part blog series…what are HUD homes, what does the investing process entail, how do you find HUD homes, etc…But first, let’s touch on the basics of this type of property.

Simply put, the term “HUD” refers to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

A“HUD home” is a 1-to-4-unit residential property acquired by HUD as a result of a foreclosure action on an FHA-insured mortgage. HUD then becomes the property owner and offers it for sale to recover the loss on the foreclosure claim.

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