A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home. These homes are usually not for sale until the entire foreclosure process.
To find listings for foreclosure auctions, enter your search area on Zillow, www.zillow.com then click "Filter" and choose "Pre-foreclosure" under the "Pre-Market" area. Foreclosure auctions will be listed in the pre-foreclosure section. Pre-foreclosure information is free after you register with a free account.