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Report: Inventories Rise 14% Nationwide

The number of single-family homes for sale is on the rise along with home prices, indicating a “healthier real estate marketplace than a year ago and strong seller confidence,”...

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...

Report: Despite Price Gains, Homes Still Undervalued

Despite double-digit percentage increases in home prices, homes are still undervalued relative to incomes, according to CoreLogic. “Much of the recent house-price appreciation is a...

Report: Default Rate on HAMP Mods High

The high re-default rate on mortgages modified through the government's Home Affordable Modification Program is mostly because of borrowers who received the smallest reduction in...

Report Suggests Intentional Underbuilding

With housing inventories so low, why aren’t homebuilders jumping in by ramping up production to meet demand? A new housing report by Arizona State University suggests that...

Report: ‘Alarming’ Rate of Re-Defaulters With HAMP

A new report finds that borrowers who had their mortgage payments reduced as part of the Home Affordable Modification Program are still failing at an “alarming rate” to stay...

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....

Report: Pay Attention to the Echo Boomers

The echo boomers — those born between the late 1970s and early 1990s — are expected to help drive a housing market recovery in the coming years, according to a new report by...

‘Hardest Hit’ Program Is Falling Short, Report Says

A “hardest hit” fund to help 18 states that were most battered in the mortgage crisis isn’t meeting its goals of helping underwater home owners, according to a report by the...

Foreclosure Backlogs Starting to Clear, Report Says

Foreclosure starts rose 28 percent while foreclosure sales soared 29 percent in January compared to the previous month, according to the latest Lender Processing Services’ January...