Zombie properties to become a more common sight again

So-called “zombie properties”, or homes that sit vacant due to foreclosure, have become difficult to find in the last few years as the economy recovered from the Great Recession of the late 2000s. However, experts say that with coronavirus pandemic-related foreclosure moratoriums now at an end, we could soon see a backlog of foreclosures resulting

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Vacant & abandoned homes are a big factor in the ‘housing crisis’, experts say

The U.S. is often said to be facing a “housing crisis”, with much of it centered on a shortage of available homes for sale. But a new report from the National League of Cities says that abandoned and vacant homes across the country are also a big part of the problem. In some parts of

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Housing Crisis Gone To Pot

The housing crisis has presented an unlikely opportunity for those involved in the illegal “homegrown” marijuana trade, as more and more drug dealers take advantage of foreclosed homes standing empty and transform them into cannabis growing factories. Las Vegas in particular, has seen a huge increase in the number of marijuana farms appearing in its

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