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3 April 2017
The Trump administration's push to deport more illegal immigrants could lead to more foreclosures, fewer home sales and shortages in construction labor, according to immigration experts.
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28 November 2014
Some former homeowners who lost their property to foreclosure can now buy their old homes back, simply by paying the current market price.
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24 November 2014
You fell behind on your mortgage payments and lost your home to foreclosure.That's the end of this financial nightmare, right? Not quite: Something called a deficiency judgment could come back and haunt you.
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10 October 2014
The following is a compilation of some important mortgage news developments from recent years.
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20 August 2014
Expanded unemployment benefits were one of the most effective federal programs in preventing foreclosure in the wake of the Great Recession, according to a recent study, outperforming other efforts specifically designed to address the foreclosure crisis.
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15 August 2014
Zombie foreclosures -- foreclosures in which homeowners move out of a property before a bank finishes taking it over, leaving the home vacant -- remain a problem across the country.
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2 August 2014
A new wrinkle in New York State law gives underwater homeowners there a new option for avoiding foreclosure.
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24 July 2014
One of the better deals in real estate is coming to an end, as Fannie Mae is retiring its HomePath mortgage options for foreclosed properties this fall.
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23 July 2014
Struggling to make your mortgage payments each month? Worried that your lender is preparing to start the foreclosure process? You might be able to save your home -- and reduce your monthly mortgage payments at the same time -- with the help of your state government.
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10 June 2014
Foreclosure activity continues to fall, with new foreclosure notifications in May hitting their lowest level since late 2005.
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27 May 2014
Declaring bankruptcy can be a surprisingly effective tool for saving a home in foreclosure, sharply reducing the likelihood the property will go to a foreclosure auction, according to a recent study.
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24 April 2014
If you lost your job during the recent economic downturn, there's a good chance you may have lost your home as well.However, if you're employed again, you may already be able to qualify to buy a new home through the FHA's "Back to Work" program.
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30 October 2013
Foreclosure rescue scams are becoming more sophisticated, as perpetrators of such frauds devise more complicated schemes for taking advantage of homeowners seeking to avoid foreclosure.
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23 October 2013
House flipping - the practice of buying and quickly reselling homes for a quick profit - dropped sharply in the third quarter of the year, after surging in late 2012.
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19 August 2013
Borrowers who suffered a foreclosure or bankruptcy during the recent recession may still be able to qualify for an FHA mortgage under new guidelines established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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28 March 2013
The number of homes in foreclosure is on the rise but that doesn't mean more homeowners are falling into financial difficulty, according to figures released today by the foreclosure tracking firm RealtyTrac.
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14 February 2013
Foreclosure starts have fallen to their lowest level in six-and-a-half years, after new regulations in California sharply reduced foreclosure actions there.
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2 January 2013
Two tax protections for mortgage borrowers were extended for at least another year as part of the fiscal cliff agreement approved by Congress, while the mortgage interest deduction itself went untouched.
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