Tag Archives: foreclosure

Banks Pay Military for Foreclosure Errors

Several bank giants will pay $123.4 million to members of the military for violating a federal law that is to protect service members from foreclosures when they’re on active duty,...

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...