A Ray of Hope, at Last, for Homeowners in Foreclosure - Businessweek


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A Ray of Hope, at Last, for Homeowners in Foreclosure
Businessweek
The Federal Housing Finance Agency has finally budged on a policy that had the pernicious effect of favoring moneyed investors over residents in foreclosure cases. While the change is narrowly targeted, it could be a precursor to broader changes ...
Policy helps ex-owners to buy back foreclosuresColumbus Dispatch
Regulator OKs some Fannie, Freddie foreclosure buybacks at fair valueLos Angeles Times

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Collecting Debts on Dubious Foreclosures - New York Times (blog)


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Collecting Debts on Dubious Foreclosures
New York Times (blog)
The settlement talks originally revolved around robo-signing, whereby the banks routinely filed false court documents in an effort to speed foreclosures and, in the process, denied homeowners their due-process rights. When the settlement was done, ...

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Get your house back after foreclosure? - Bankrate.com


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Get your house back after foreclosure?
Bankrate.com
Every state allows struggling homeowners to buy back their properties before the homes are lost to foreclosure sales. In about half the states, even foreclosure isn't the final word: Defaulting borrowers may have one last chance to get back their homes.

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Home foreclosures up in Fairbanks, and heating costs may be partly to blame - Alaska Dispatch


Home foreclosures up in Fairbanks, and heating costs may be partly to blame
Alaska Dispatch
FAIRBANKS -- More Fairbanks homeowners are losing their homes to foreclosure, and the high price of keeping them warm may be a factor, according to long-time observers of the market. According to statistics collected by the Fairbanks North Star Borough ...


Portland-Vancouver foreclosures decline in September - OregonLive.com


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Portland-Vancouver foreclosures decline in September
OregonLive.com
Oregon foreclosures stalled as lenders worked through some rules changes, but some indicators suggest they are picking up again. Earlier this month, Gorilla Capital said October foreclosures in 24 Oregon counties reached the highest monthly levels of ...
Mississippi, Jackson foreclosures down in September from same month of 2013Mississippi Business Journal (blog)
Mortgage foreclosures and delinquencies here decline here to 5-year lowsLancasterOnline
D-FW home foreclosure filings at 13-year lowDallas Morning News (blog)
Business Record -StarNewsOnline.com -San Diego Source (subscription)
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Why more homes are being sold at foreclosure auctions even though the ... - Washington Post (blog)


World Property Journal

Why more homes are being sold at foreclosure auctions even though the ...
Washington Post (blog)
Six years after the housing bust, lenders are still offloading homes that have been in foreclosure limbo. And they're stepping up their efforts. In October alone, nearly 60,000 of those homes were scheduled to be auctioned off by banks, up 24 percent ...
Orlando ranks 2nd in U.S. for foreclosuresOrlando Sentinel
U.S. Foreclosures Increase 15 Percent, Biggest Monthly Increase Since 2010World Property Journal
Foreclosures drop in October across South FloridaSun Sentinel
South Florida Business Journal (blog) -Columbus Dispatch -Yahoo!7 News
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