Aug 15, 2013 The rate of foreclosures in July was down 32 percent from a year earlier, according to RealtyTrac. That sounds like good news, but it masks a stubborn reality.
Rowan Moore Gerety
Feb 15, 2013 More than 5 million homes have been lost to foreclosure since 2006. That's a lot of real estate, and con artists are determined to put it to good use.
Dec 27, 2012 Some cities with high foreclosure rates actually have housing shortages now, not a glut of foreclosed houses on the market. President Obama's mortgage-relief plan has helped, but another factor is hedge funds investing in houses to rent out.
Nov 27, 2012 The housing market looks better, but what about the so-called shadow inventory?
Aug 20, 2012 An LAPD police officer gives a tour of his precinct in Watts and the blight foreclosed homes have wrought upon the neighborhood. The City of Los Angeles says the banks who own the homes should be responsible for the upkeep of the foreclosures.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 24, 2012 Housing prices continue to firm up, but banks still aren’t confident in the housing or job markets to loan to anyone but the safest borrowers.
Jul 12, 2012 We're getting some new data this morning about the housing market. The foreclosure listing company RealtyTrac says there was an uptick in foreclosure activity last month, but it's down compared with a year ago. Which brings us to the eternal question: Has the housing market finally hit bottom?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 22, 2012 How much does it cost to go through the foreclosure process?
Jun 22, 2012 The stress of foreclosure is causing ill health for some.