U.S. Pre-foreclosures & U.S. Notice Of Default/Lis Pendens. Below is a nationwide preforeclosure and notice of default list, which could include potential deals hiding right in your backyard! Buying preforeclosures and/or investing in preforeclosure and notice of default real estate is your chance to save a lot of money and help a distressed homeowner avoid foreclosure. It¹s a win-win! How to buy preforeclosures? It starts with a preforeclosure and notice of default search for properties available for sale near you. Click on a nearby state and/or county below to begin searching for preforeclosures and notice of default in your area.