How to Buy a Pre-Foreclosure



Whether a market is a buyer’s market, seller’s market, or balanced market there are always foreclosures available, And where there are foreclosures there are pre-foreclosures. But first, you need to understand the differences between pre-foreclosures, foreclosures, and real estate owned by the lender (REO). The actual foreclosure is a very short process that typically takes […]

Many housing markets haven’t bounced back from the last major crash



In the decade since the housing bust, median home values have more than recovered in most of the nation’s largest markets. But within nearly all those major markets there remains inequity — neighborhoods that were hit hardest by the crisis continue to bear an outsized burden even through the recovery. A new Zillow report shows […]

Buying a foreclosure as your first home?



Let me start by saying that considering any money saving options when purchasing a home is smart.  I would always advise that first time buyers do plenty of research before settling on buying a foreclosure. Buying a foreclosed home may seem like a great deal at first glance. After all, how could an incredibly low […]

Prove Unlawful Foreclosure Statute Of Limitations And Keep Your Home



If a mortgage holder delays too long to bring a foreclosure action, the homeowner often may keep the foreclosure from happening — it all depends on what the state of residence says about the statute of limitations (SOL).

Mortgage or Deed of Trust?



When real estate purchasers apply for a loan, they call it a mortgage. In about 35 of the states, a mortgage is what they will sign at closing.

CoreLogic: Mortgage delinquencies spike following natural disasters



Natural disasters such as wildfires, flooding and hurricanes are having a considerable impact on mortgage delinquencies, according to new research from real estate analytics firm CoreLogic.

Black Knight report shows foreclosure crisis is almost over



With U.S. housing markets steadily continuing their recovery from the last decade’s financial crisis, distress markers are diminishing faster than ever.

Foreclosure Investing for Pennies on the Dollar



In today’s hot real estate market, many buyers and investors have forgotten about the foreclosure market. The market may be slower today but the foreclosure market never dries up completely.

Wave of foreclosures could hit Puerto Rico



Puerto Rico could be hit with a fresh wave of foreclosures as a three-month moratorium on repayments that followed the devastation of Hurricane Maria comes to an end.

Foreclosures fell by 40% at the end of 2016, CoreLogic reports



The number of foreclosures completed in December fell 40% from a year earlier, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic.

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