it does not take that long , fastest i have close 2 weeks.
Find out who their asset manager is and see what you can find out. Most of the time they will not sell without a completed foreclosure process and listing with one of their app ... more
The seller should get back to you quickly, a day or two tops, but the bank may take 3-9 months to respond. Some may happen faster, but not too many. I've had several take longer ... more