Speedy foreclosures would curb 'zombie' homes: Letter - The Journal News | LoHud.com


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Speedy foreclosures would curb 'zombie' homes: Letter
The Journal News | LoHud.com
At the beginning of the crisis, New York State had one of the lowest foreclosure rates in the country. Now, it ranks at the top. That is because of the length of time it takes a property to go through New York's court-mandated foreclosure process. It ...


Worcester County foreclosures surge nearly 200% in March - Worcester Telegram


Worcester County foreclosures surge nearly 200% in March
Worcester Telegram
Lenders stepped up foreclosure activity in Worcester County during March by taking 173 homes, up nearly 200 percent from levels at the same time a year ago, according to new data. The surge brought the total number of completed foreclosures in ...

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Seniors face more foreclosures as reverse mortgages bite back - Eagle-Tribune


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Seniors face more foreclosures as reverse mortgages bite back
Eagle-Tribune
That's because of what consumer advocates say is a poorly-understood loan feature that allows foreclosures when borrowers fall behind on real estate taxes or house-insurance premiums. Recent directives from the federal government have caused more ...

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Some Good News for NJ Housing Market, But Foreclosures Still a Factor - NJ Spotlight


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Some Good News for NJ Housing Market, But Foreclosures Still a Factor
NJ Spotlight
Even as real-estate agents see encouraging demand for Shore rentals, and home prices in parts of New Jersey creep gradually higher, analysts and academics say foreclosures continue to slow the state's housing market and economy. In some areas, such ...

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Colorado Springs-area foreclosures decline in April - Colorado Springs Gazette


Colorado Springs-area foreclosures decline in April
Colorado Springs Gazette
Fewer properties fell into foreclosure last month in the Colorado Springs area, a report released Monday by the El Paso County Public Trustee's Office showed. Foreclosure notices sent to area property owners in El Paso County totaled 118 in April, a ...
Foreclosure filings on pace with pre-recession numbersGlenwood Springs Post Independent

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Oregon town considers seizing abandoned foreclosures to fight blight - HousingWire


HousingWire

Oregon town considers seizing abandoned foreclosures to fight blight
HousingWire
An Oregon town is considering a unique method to flight blight by using a “little-known” state law that would allow the city to seize abandoned foreclosures that the city deems a threat to public health. Oregon's Mail Tribune has the story of Medford ...