In cities like Baltimore and Philadelphia, the number of homes in the early stages of foreclosure is higher than it was before the financial crisis.
The contracts often saddle would-be homeowners with expensive taxes and repairs.
Foreclosure activity fell in 2017 to a 12-year low, according to a new report by ATTOM Data Solutions. In 2017, 0.5 percent of all U.S. residential properties were in some stage of foreclosure — notice of default, scheduled auction or…
The mortgage crisis has a long tail in many communities, but is invisible in others.
Foreclosures are down, but home ownership isn't back up. What gives?