Tag Archives: Bank Owned Homes

As Prices Rise, Banks Repossess More Homes

“Inventory will likely remain below year-ago levels for a while yet, as builders ramp up capacity and sellers wait to squeeze every drop of equity from their home before listing,” Zillow’s chief economist Stan Humphries said in a release. “But … Continue reading

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Foreclosure-Related Homes Still Driving Sales

Foreclosure-related sales made up 21 percent of all U.S. sales in 2012 and short sales, when the home is sold for less than the value of the mortgage, made up 22 percent, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. Add … Continue reading

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Foreclosure-Related Homes Still Driving Home Sales

Foreclosure-related sales made up 21 percent of all U.S. sales in 2012 and short sales, when the home is sold for less than the value of the mortgage, made up 22 percent, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. Add … Continue reading

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New Foreclosures Plummet, but Fall Is Temporary

As such, the impact on foreclosure starts, while significant now, is likely to be temporary as the industry adapts to the new requirements, according to LPS’s Herb Blecher. In other words, the settlement designed to protect borrowers from faulty foreclosure … Continue reading

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Foreclosure discounts shrinking away

Back in 2008 and 2009, foreclosed homes were selling for double-digit discounts, but nowadays savings are much slimmer, especially in some California cities, according to an analysis by real estate site Zillow. In Sacramento, buying a bank-owned property saves you … Continue reading

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