Tag Archives: foreclosure

Did Expanded Jobless Benefits Lead to Lower Foreclosure Rates?

A new study suggests that about 1.4 million foreclosures between 2008 and 2012 were prevented because the expansion of unemployment insurance benefits cut the likelihood of mortgage...

Report: A Third of Home Owners in Foreclosure Have Equity

More home owners in the foreclosure process are finding that their home may no longer be underwater, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. “Because of rising home prices, many of...

Some States Still Face Final Foreclosure Surge

Foreclosure filings ticked up slightly in January, posting an 8 percent increase from December. While the January 2014 rate is 18 percent below one year prior, RealtyTrac reports in...

9 States With Lowest Foreclosure Inventories

The foreclosure picture is improving across the country. Completed foreclosures fell in December by 14 percent compared to a year earlier, according to new data by CoreLogic. What’s...

Payday for Borrowers After Foreclosure?

More than 1,000 home owners who lost their homes to foreclosure in the Phoenix metro area may be eligible to recoup thousands of dollars in cash due to rising home prices. Many...

Another Sign Foreclosure Crisis Is Evaporating?

Mortgage delinquency rates fell in the third quarter, marking it the seventh consecutive quarter for such a decrease, according to TransUnion data. Mortgage delinquencies of at least...

Many Home Owners Stay Put After Foreclosure

Nearly half of the nation’s foreclosed homes are still occupied, according to a new study by RealtyTrac. That percentage is even higher in some markets: 60 percent of foreclosed...

Foreclosure Inventory Down 33%, CoreLogic Says

The nation's foreclosure inventory continues a precipitous decline, falling 33 percent year-over-year in August, according to CoreLogic’s August National Foreclosure Report....

5 States With the Highest Foreclosure Inventories

Foreclosures rates are falling, but some states are still battling high levels. According to nationwide averages, the foreclosure inventory as of March represented 2.8 percent of all...

More Wrongful Foreclosures Against Military Members?

More than 700 wrongful foreclosures involving active-duty service members — a violation of federal law — by some of the nation’s largest banks were uncovered in a report this...