Tag Archives: Backlog

Next Boom? ‘Spec’ Homes Are Back

“We’ve seen the listings in the market drop dramatically. It’s been way, way down for months and months and months. The wave of foreclosures hasn’t come to us in a way that impacts the market. Investors are coming in and … Continue reading

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With Home Listings Low, ‘Spec’ Building Is Back

“We’ve seen the listings in the market drop dramatically. It’s been way, way down for months and months and months. The wave of foreclosures hasn’t come to us in a way that impacts the market. Investors are coming in and … Continue reading

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Housing Recovery Leaves Some Behind

To add to the delays, now some non-judicial states are seeing a big jump in backlogs due to new state laws that while attempting to safeguard borrowers, are delaying the foreclosure process in general. Nevada instituted a new law criminalizing … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Deals: 2013′s Best and Worst

Phoenix, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Detroit and San Diego all saw a drop in foreclosure activity. But the numbers went the opposite direction in Tampa, Miami, Baltimore, Chicago and New York. “Markets with increasing foreclosure activity in 2012 took the … Continue reading

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US Home Prices Surge Despite Distress

Just six states, Delaware, Illinois, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Alabama saw annual price depreciation. New Jersey still has a huge backlog of distressed properties, as does Illinois. Arizona, Nevada and California are seeing big home price gains, as … Continue reading

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