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Zombie Attack!! (Foreclosures, that is)

Mar 13, 2014
Vacant homes in foreclosure can drag down neighborhoods and home prices
Posted In: Housing, zombies, foreclosure

Foreclosures are down, but some places may see a surge

Jan 2, 2014
Nearly half of states require that foreclosures go through court. That slower process means a backlog of foreclosures is coming to market.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure

Tenants fight to stay in foreclosed homes

Nov 28, 2013
Nearly half of people living in foreclosed homes are actually renters
Posted In: foreclosure, mortgage, real estate, foreclosed

California city tries using eminent domain to help underwater homeowners

Aug 8, 2013
Richmond, California is attempting to keep homeowners in their homes by using eminent domain to buy underwater mortgages, and the banks don't like it.
Posted In: foreclosure, underwater mortgage, eminent domain

One family rebuilds in northern Michigan

Jul 26, 2013
One Michigan mother describes the year she went "from broke to badass" on her northern Michigan farm.
Posted In: Michigan, foreclosure

Mobile homes: The original housing bubble

Jul 26, 2013
The mobile home industry had its heyday 15 years ago. Since then, sales have fallen by about 90 percent.
Posted In: mobile homes, RVs, real estate, foreclosure

Wall Street revives foreclosed homes as rentals

May 3, 2013
Big investors have been snapping up foreclosed homes and turning them into rentals. Now some of those investors are hoping to capitalize on their distressed buys -- and share the spoils with the general public -- by going public.
Posted In: housing market, subprime, foreclosure

Checks sent to foreclosure victims are bouncing

Apr 18, 2013
Thankfully, it seems it's just a paperwork snafu.
Posted In: foreclosure, Housing

As foreclosure settlement checks go out, some 'laugh out loud'

Apr 12, 2013
Starting today, checks are on the way to victims of wrongful foreclosures as part of a $3.6 billion settlement between banks and federal regulators. But for most of those borrowers, it won’t exactly be Christmas in April.
Posted In: housing crisis, foreclosure, mortgage

Homeownership: The right choice for low-income families?

Mar 22, 2013
Advocates say home ownership is still a good way for low-income families to build wealth - but it shouldn't be their only form of savings
Posted In: foreclosure, buying a home

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