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    Buying from auction - mortgagee NOT in possession
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    • 5th Feb 10, 9:24 AM
    Buying from auction - mortgagee NOT in possession 5th Feb 10 at 9:24 AM
    Hi guys. I hope somebody can help.

    I'm interested in buying a house from auction. It's described as being sold by the " mortgagee not in possession". I spoke to the estate agent who said that it hadn't been repossessed but that the vendor didn't have keys and couldn't confirm whether anybody was in there or not. They advised me to ring the council but of course because of data protection they can't tell me anything either. Does anybody know what the likely scenario is. I can't view the property because nobody has keys!

    I know it sounds dodgy but i really am interested. Is the likliest outcome going to be squatters do you think? And any ideas where i could get information from?
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