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Real Estate News: 40 States Agree to Foreclosure Deal

Movoto Team in Foreclosures   •   1 comment Feb 8, 2012

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Buying Cheap Vs. Safety

Movoto Team in Foreclosures   •   0 comments Jan 19, 2012

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How to Bring About a Housing Recovery

Stephanie in Discounted Homes, Foreclosures, Homebuyers, Homeownership, Inventory, Market Trends, Real Estate   •   0 comments Dec 5, 2011

lamp post with recession and recovery street signs When will real estate recover? In this Movoto blog article, we'll discuss some possible solutions to help facilitate a housing recovery.

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Opinion: 5 Real Estate Tips to Learn From This Guy

Stephanie in Buyer Tips, Foreclosures, Homebuyers, Homeownership, Opinions, Real Estate, Real Estate Tips   •   0 comments Nov 18, 2011

Many people lost their homes when the real estate bubble burst several years back. Some may think it was because the majority made bad decisions due to the fact that they didn’t know better — they just weren’t financial experts. Except this guy was a financial expert. Carl Richards is a financial adviser, speaker, writer,

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Borrower Tips: How You Can Have a HUD Home for Only $100 Down

Stephanie in Buyer Tips, Foreclosures, Homebuyers, Homeownership, Homes for Sale, Mortgage, Real Estate, Real Estate Tips   •   0 comments Nov 16, 2011

Did that headline grab your attention? It sure did mine. It’s true, foreclosed homes currently held by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are being offered from now until October 2012 for only $100 down. So why offer this ridiculously good deal? Because, like other federal entities, HUD doesn’t like these homes

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Real Estate News: The Home Prices Triple-Dip is Coming

Stephanie in Foreclosures, Homes for Sale, Listings, Market Trends, Median Home Price, Northern California, Real Estate, Southern California   •   1 comment Nov 1, 2011

Here we go again: Financial analytics company Fiserv is predicting that America’s home prices are heading for a triple-dip. The most recent real estate news from this organization calls for another 3.6% drop in home prices by June 2012, which means that they will have dropped from their 2006 peak down to 31% (2009), then

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Even MORE Foreclosures? August Sees Surge in Mortgage Default Warnings

Stephanie in Foreclosures, Homeownership, Market Trends, Opinions   •   2 comments Sep 15, 2011

Homeowners around the country really felt the heat in August, and it had nothing to do with the weather outside. Instead, the heat came in the form of mortgage default warnings. Foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc. reported via Yahoo! Finance today that the number of U.S. homes who had an initial default notice given to

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Foreclosures Drop in April, but Don’t Get Excited

Meg in Foreclosures, Other   •   0 comments May 31, 2011

The rate of new foreclosures has reached its lowest level since spring of 2008, according to the Wall Street Journal. While this sounds like a good thing, optimists should proceed with caution. The main factor in this slowing of the foreclosure rates is not an absorption of inventory into the market (which would be a

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Mortgage Delinquencies Down, Foreclosures Holding at Record Highs

Meg in Foreclosures, Other   •   0 comments May 28, 2011

Mortgage delinquencies are the lowest they’ve been in two years – a fact which has many real estate experts predicting a long-awaited recovery. The Wall Street Journal reports that new delinquencies (that is, mortgages with payments 30 days overdue) have declined slightly and currently account for about 6.2 million households across the country. That’s good

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Some Short Sale Salvation from Chase

Meg in Foreclosures, Other   •   0 comments May 18, 2011

If you’re looking for another incentive to sell short, Chase Bank may have what you’re looking for. Word is out that Chase is offering up to $35,000 to homeowners whose mortgages are underwater – provided they meet a few key requirements. First, the property must be truly underwater – meaning that the house is currently

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