Every 8 or so years, the real estate economy starts to take a fall (coincidentally this happens during most presidential elections). When that happens, many homeowners are unable to take care of the payments on their properties and need to sell them. That’s when a real estate investor can come in and save them from foreclosures or tax liens.
To learn about selling to a real estate investor, check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKMtA504nYw. You can also check out the channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Vvx_tpj0xIHERQDQ6ex1Q.