Tag Archives: foreclosures

Foreclosures Back to Pre-Crisis Levels

A new sign that the foreclosure crisis may largely be in the rearview mirror, new filings in the third quarter of this year were down 16 percent from a year ago — bringing overall...

HOA Foreclosures Leave Banks Empty-Handed

A recent court decision in Nevada has put mortgage lenders and housing associations at odds over the sale of foreclosures in a case that could have implications nationwide, The Wall...

Banks Accused of Falsely Reporting Foreclosures, Bankruptcies

A federal judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit by borrowers who claim that their banks wrongfully notified credit reporting agencies that thousands of home owners had gone through...

Where Foreclosures Are Bucking National Drop

Foreclosure filings nationwide bumped up 2 percent in July compared to the previous month but remain down 16 percent from year-ago levels, RealtyTrac reports in its Foreclosure Market...

Decline in Foreclosures Reaches ‘Important Milestone’

Foreclosure activity in June was down 16 percent from a year prior, marking the lowest level since July 2006 — before the housing bubble burst — according to RealtyTrac’s...

Foreclosures Drop 37% From a Year Ago

In March, about 720,000 homes were in some stage of foreclosure, a 37 percent year-over-year decrease, according to CoreLogic’s March 2014 National Foreclosure Report. “The...

Foreclosures Rise as Banks Take More Action

Foreclosure activity rose last month by 4 percent, but it remains at the lowest level since 2007, RealtyTrac reports in its latest U.S. Foreclosure Market Report. Last month’s...

Rise in Foreclosures Starts Isolated to a Few States

Completed foreclosures in 2013 are projected to be down about 27 percent from last year — the lowest since 2007, RealtyTrac reported Thursday. The projected 490,000 foreclosures this...

Florida Lawmakers Aim to Speed Up Foreclosures

Florida has battled the highest rate of foreclosures in the country; long processing times have created a backlog in the state. ...

Foreclosures Spark Crime, Report Says

As few as three foreclosures on a block can lead to more crime in a neighborhood, according to a report by the New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy....