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CNNMoney: New foreclosures jump 9% in second quarterupdated: Thu Jul 12 2012 05:21:00

Foreclosures showed few signs of slowing during the first half of the year, with a sharp increase in new filings occurring during the second quarter.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall to lowest level since 2007updated: Thu May 17 2012 11:18:00

Foreclosure filings in April fell for the third straight month to the lowest level since July 2007.

CNNMoney: Flood of foreclosures to hit the housing marketupdated: Fri Apr 13 2012 05:33:00

The golden age for foreclosure squatters may soon be coming to an end now that the $26 billion mortgage settlement has been approved.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall, but there's a 'rising tide' aheadupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 09:07:00

The number of homes entering foreclosure dropped in February, but a new up-turn may soon be on its way.

CNNMoney: Million-dollar foreclosures rise as rich walk awayupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 10:09:00

Five years after the housing bubble burst, America's wealthiest families are now losing their homes to foreclosure at a faster rate than the rest of the country -- and many of them are doing so voluntarily.

CNNMoney: The other foreclosure settlement: Millions of homeowners eligibleupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 12:51:00

Millions of borrowers who suffered financial losses because their mortgage lenders played fast and loose while processing their foreclosures now have two ways of getting a payback.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures climbed in Januaryupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 05:32:00

Foreclosures picked up in January, yet another sign that the nation's huge glut of delinquent homes may soon start making their way onto the market.

CNNMoney: States use mortgage deal money to plug budget holesupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 05:05:00

States are getting $2.5 billion from the national mortgage settlement, but not all of that money is going to help troubled homeowners.

Mortgage settlement lets banks off the hook, againupdated: Mon Feb 13 2012 08:07:00

The mortgage settlement agreed to by 49 state attorneys general seems to be yet another stroke of good luck for the banks. Ostensibly, the settlement commits the banks to pay $26 billion to the government and homeowners to compensate for improper conduct in the foreclosure process.

CNNMoney: Mortgage deal means more foreclosuresupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 17:12:00

Even as the $26 billion mortgage settlement helps hundreds of thousands of troubled homeowners, it will bring a wave of new foreclosures.

CNNMoney: What the foreclosure settlement means for youupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 17:50:00

The nation's five largest banks have finally struck a deal with 49 states to settle charges of abusive and negligent foreclosure practices dating back to 2008.

CNNMoney: Homes in foreclosure decline by 130,000updated: Wed Feb 08 2012 09:07:00

Slowly, but surely, the foreclosure crisis seems to be abating.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures made up 20% of home sales in 3Qupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 05:38:00

Sales of homes in foreclosure comprised 20% of all U.S. residential sales during the third quarter, according to RealtyTrac.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures: America's hardest hit neighborhoodsupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 05:23:00

The housing collapse has dramatically changed the nation's foreclosure landscape.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall to lowest level since 2007updated: Thu Jan 12 2012 08:18:00

Foreclosure filings and repossessions fell to their lowest level since 2007 last year.

CNNMoney: Turning foreclosures into rentalsupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 11:36:00

Federal officials hope to launch a pilot program in early 2012 to convert government-owned foreclosures into rental properties.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall, but outlook isn't brightupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 05:30:00

Foreclosure filings may have fallen in November but the number of homes scheduled for bank auctions grew significantly, indicating that a new wave of foreclosures are set to take place in the New Year.

Deadline passes for Occupy Bostonupdated: Sat Dec 10 2011 07:14:00

Occupy Boston protesters remained in a city square after a midnight deadline passed for them to clear out.

Now it's 'Occupy foreclosed homes'updated: Sat Dec 10 2011 07:14:00

Neighbors said the house on Vermont Street in Brooklyn's East New York neighborhood had been vacant for years. Three years ago the now-defunct predatory lending bank Countrywide refused to renegotiate the ballooning interest rate on a mortgage filled with hidden clauses and traps. Instead, Countrywide sold the mortgage to Bank of America, which, in turn, initiated foreclosure proceedings. In the East New York neighborhood, one of the poorest parts of the United States, more than 16 per 1,000 homes are in foreclosure, the highest rate in New York City and one of the highest nationwide.

California, Nevada form alliance to crack down on foreclosure fraudupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 16:29:00

Saying their states are hardest hit by the nation's foreclosure and mortgage crises, the attorneys general of California and Nevada formalized Tuesday a joint investigation alliance to help homeowners victimized by fraud, officials said.

CNNMoney: Massachusetts sues big banks over foreclosuresupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 18:37:00

The Massachusetts attorney general sued some of the nation's biggest banks on Thursday, accusing them of "unlawful and deceptive conduct in the foreclosure process."

CNNMoney: Fannie Mae, banks halt foreclosures for the holidaysupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 16:11:00

Happy holidays struggling homeowners! Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and several large mortgage lenders have pledged not to foreclose on delinquent borrowers during the Christmas season.

CNNMoney: Two indicted in 'massive' Nevada robo-signing caseupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 20:06:00

A Nevada grand jury has indicted two people allegedly involved in a "massive" robo-signing scheme, the state's attorney general said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Home foreclosures starting to rise againupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 10:50:00

Home foreclosure filings rose in the third quarter, as recent declines in the rate of new foreclosures came to an end, according to an industry trade group.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures on the rise againupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 05:42:00

The number of foreclosures climbed in October, as mortgage lenders started to work through the paperwork problems that had delayed new filings for much of the last year.

CNNMoney: Millions of homeowners eligible for foreclosure reviewupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 14:39:00

Homeowners whose lenders played fast and loose with their foreclosures may be in for a payday.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures continue to plague housing marketupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 05:41:00

Foreclosures continued to plague the U.S. housing market last quarter, while a a growing backlog has caused the length of the foreclosure process to drag on and on.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures rise in Augustupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 05:36:00

Foreclosure filings rose in August, as more homebuyers fell behind on their mortgage payments.

CNNMoney: How to rescue the housing market: Foreclosures!updated: Wed Aug 31 2011 16:03:00

If the Obama administration really wants to save the housing market, it should speed up the foreclosure process -- not prolong the inevitable, experts say.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall for 10th straight monthupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 11:08:00

Foreclosure filings dropped once again in July, hitting their lowest level since November 2007, as processing delays and foreclosure prevention measures enabled a larger number of delinquent borrowers to remain in their homes.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall in most U.S. citiesupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 08:46:00

Foreclosures declined in more than 84% of U.S. metro areas during the first half of the year, according to the latest report from RealtyTrac, an online marketer of foreclosed properties. But that doesn't mean these markets are staging a turnaround.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures plunge in first half of 2011updated: Thu Jul 14 2011 07:56:00

Foreclosure filings fell dramatically during the first half of the year as processing delays at the banks, which are strapped with excess inventory of repossessed homes, continued to skew the numbers -- and falsely raise hopes that the housing market is staging a recovery.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall for 8th straight monthupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 09:12:00

Foreclosure filings experienced their eighth straight month of declines, according to RealtyTrac.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures down for 7th straight monthupdated: Thu May 12 2011 05:27:00

The number of foreclosure filings issued in April plunged 34% from a year ago -- the seventh straight month of declines.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures off 30% this yearupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 05:27:00

On the surface, the foreclosure crisis seems to be easing. The number of foreclosure notices filed during the first three months of 2011 fell 27% compared with the first quarter of 2010, according to a report from RealtyTrac released Thursday.

CNNMoney: Florida courts face $72.3 million deficit from foreclosure freezeupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 17:51:00

Florida desperately needs more foreclosures ... or its court system does, at least.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures plunge 27% - biggest drop on recordupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 12:40:00

Is our long national foreclosure nightmare ending?

CNNMoney: Foreclosures are falling - but it's a fake outupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 12:14:00

Foreclosure filings plunged in January, but don't shake those pom-poms yet. It's strictly a fake out.

CNNMoney: 30% of mortgages are underwaterupdated: Wed Feb 09 2011 10:48:00

Sometime, somehow, the foreclosure crisis will ease. But probably not anytime soon.

CNNMoney: Las Vegas: Still the foreclosure kingupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 06:04:00

Las Vegas is once again the foreclosure king.

CNNMoney: 1 million homes repossessed in 2010updated: Thu Jan 13 2011 10:05:00

Foreclosures were at a record high in 2010, and more than 1 million people lost their homes, even as notices started leveling off during the end year.

CNNMoney: Record plunge in foreclosures, thanks to robo-signersupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 05:38:00

The number of foreclosure notices filed in November plunged 21%, the biggest month-over-month drop ever recorded by RealtyTrac, the online foreclosure marketer. Filings fell 14% compared with November 2009.

CNNMoney: Bank of America to resume foreclosuresupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 08:19:00

Bank of America said Friday it was ending its hiatus on foreclosure sales, and promised to get its act together after a series of sloppy home seizures prompted the bank to back off and re-examine its process.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure freeze coming for the holidaysupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 15:34:00

Several of the big mortgage players are playing Santa Claus again this year, saying they will not evict borrowers in default during the two weeks surrounding Christmas.

CNNMoney: Buy a foreclosure - save 30% on the priceupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 10:39:00

Foreclosed properties are selling at a discount that can only be described as HUGE!

CNNMoney: Foreclosure scandal impact: Sales dry upupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 05:12:00

Big banks are having trouble restarting the foreclosure process after this fall's "robo-signing" scandal, and the once booming market for foreclosed homes has been hit hard as a result.

CNNMoney: Houses-for-sale measure lifted by foreclosuresupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 10:25:00

There's a large number of homes, either already repossessed by lenders or very seriously delinquent, that are poised to be added to the already glutted supply of homes on the market.

CNNMoney: Fewer homeowners behind on mortgage paymentsupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 10:10:00

Mortgage delinquency rates dropped in the last three months -- but only because more borrowers had their homes repossessed. You can't be late on your mortgage payment if you've already lost your home.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure mess prompts call for stress testsupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 08:20:00

A Congressional watchdog group said Tuesday that U.S. banks should undergo stress tests to determine whether or not they have enough money to absorb losses that could stem from investigations into their foreclosure processes.

CNNMoney: Repossessions fall 9% thanks to foreclosure freezeupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 09:36:00

Foreclosures fell in October, but it's not because fewer people are losing their homes. Instead, the market is seeing a temporary stay from banks freezing foreclose auctions to review loan documents.

CNNMoney: Australians swoop in on U.S. foreclosuresupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 12:06:00

On a recent Wednesday night, my wife and I found ourselves in an otherwise empty Beale Street bar surrounded by a group of Australian men.

CNNMoney: Obama administration sings new tune on foreclosuresupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 09:21:00

The Obama administration is singing a different tune about foreclosures.

CNNMoney: Freezing foreclosures? What does that mean?updated: Mon Nov 01 2010 14:51:00

Halted foreclosures? Robo-signers? Shoddy paperwork?

CNNMoney: I was a robo-signerupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 12:03:00

It only took him a second to sign each foreclosure document.

CNNMoney: Sin City is still foreclosure centralupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 10:40:00

The usual suspects led the list of top cities for foreclosure filings during the last three months.

Are some law firms cutting corners on foreclosures?updated: Sat Oct 23 2010 13:14:00

Tony Louzado is facing foreclosure. He's not alone -- in central Florida, where Louzado lives and works, one in every 56 homes is in foreclosure.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure probe: Problems aren't 'systemic'updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 11:05:00

A federal probe investigating five large mortgage servicers has found some improper foreclosures, but officials have yet to find systemic, "structural" problems with processing, according to the U.S. Housing Secretary.

CNNMoney: How to buy a foreclosure in a robo-signing worldupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 10:22:00

You want to buy a foreclosure? It has gotten a lot harder the past couple of weeks.

Feds probing possible criminal violations in home foreclosure crisisupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 17:34:00

Federal law enforcement officials said Tuesday the probe of potential fraud by financial firms in the foreclosure crisis includes an investigation into possible criminal violations of federal laws.

CNNMoney: Illinois sheriff may halt evictionsupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 12:52:00

The sheriff of Cook County, Illinois says he will stop evicting residents from foreclosed properties unless he is assured that the foreclosures are legitimate.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure fiasco: The latestupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 09:28:00

Major mortgage servicers are broadening their investigations into the possible mishandling of foreclosures.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures: Next shoe to drop for banks?updated: Mon Oct 18 2010 14:25:00

Bank stocks have been shellacked lately as investors worry about what impact the foreclosure scandal will have on the results for the nation's largest financial institutions.

CNNMoney: Ohio AG to Ally: Stop foreclosure salesupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 17:17:00

Ohio's top law enforcement official, firing another shot across the bow of Ally Financial, asked a judge on Friday to stop the sale of foreclosed homes in cases that relied on faulty paperwork.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure auctions hit record as document crisis unfoldsupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 12:45:00

Bank repossessions and foreclosure auctions hit record levels in the third quarter, RealtyTrac said on Thursday.

CNNMoney: States launch foreclosure probeupdated: Wed Oct 13 2010 17:13:00

The top prosecutors in all 50 states announced Wednesday a coordinated probe into improper foreclosures by the nation's largest loan servicers, but stopped short of calling for a freeze on all foreclosures.

CNNMoney: JPMorgan Chase expanding foreclosure reviewupdated: Mon Oct 11 2010 14:00:00

JPMorgan Chase is expanding its review of foreclosure documents, according to a person close to the bank.

Axelrod signals White House opposition to foreclosure moratoriumupdated: Sun Oct 10 2010 15:10:00

The Obama administration opposes a moratorium on home foreclosures, but wants problems involving improper paperwork resolved as quickly as possible, senior adviser David Axelrod said Sunday.

CNNMoney: Bank of America halts all foreclosure salesupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 18:51:00

Bank of America is halting foreclosure sales in all 50 states as part of a widening investigation into flaws in the process, the company announced Friday.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure freeze shakes battered home marketupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 18:50:00

Get ready for a bumpy ride in the housing market.

CNNMoney: Push to halt foreclosures gains steamupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 18:32:00

Pressure is mounting on U.S. banks to halt more foreclosures amid widespread allegations that loan servicers failed to verify legal documents in what could be hundreds of thousands of cases.

CNNMoney: Bank of America halts foreclosures in 23 statesupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 19:12:00

Bank of America is the latest in a string of banks to freeze home foreclosures in 23 states as it investigates whether there were flaws in its process.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures sell at 26% discountupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 04:14:00

Homes lost to foreclosure now make up a quarter of the real estate market -- and they're selling at big bargains.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure rates hold steadyupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 08:34:00

The foreclosure crisis has entered a new phase: The number of properties entering the foreclosure process has dropped, and now nearly matches the number of repossessions.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure prevention program losing its punchupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 15:43:00

The president's signature foreclosure rescue plan is losing its punch, according to a federal report released Friday.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures climb in 75% of metro areasupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 03:32:00

Foreclosure filings climbed in 75% of the nation's metro areas during the first half of 2010, according to a report issued Thursday.

CNNMoney: Many don't qualify for Obama's foreclosure preventionupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 14:47:00

More delinquent homeowners learned last month that they don't qualify for foreclosure help in the Obama administration's program, according to federal data released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall 5%updated: Thu Jul 15 2010 09:30:00

The foreclosure plague seems to have reached its peak and started to fade, but the recovery is still fragile.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures sell at 30% discountupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 12:13:00

Foreclosures accounted for a third of all sales -- and sold at a nearly 30% discount -- during the first three months of 2010.

Fortune: Cleveland razed! Rust Belt remaking foreclosures into forestsupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 13:46:00

In a housing market still struggling to regain strength, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have quickly become two of the nation's biggest landlords. By the end of March, the troubled mortgage finance companies had taken over 163,828 foreclosed houses. That's more homes than there are in Seattle.

CNNMoney: Banks seizing more foreclosed homesupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 14:33:00

Banks are seizing more foreclosed homes even as the number of people falling behind on their mortgages is declining.

CNNMoney: Avoid foreclosure-prevention scams: 3 tipsupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 14:48:00

With mortgage delinquencies at an all-time high, there are lots of desperate homeowners seeking to avoid foreclosure -- and tons of scam artists trying to take advantage of that.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures plateau - finally. Repossessions soarupdated: Thu May 13 2010 13:50:00

The foreclosure plague may have finally reached its peak in April 2010 -- but don't expect delinquency statistics to plummet anytime soon.

CNNMoney: How to buy a foreclosureupdated: Tue May 04 2010 05:44:00

You want to buy a foreclosure? Remember, there are both great opportunities and great pressures and pitfalls in this market.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure easing in big cities but still spreadingupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 12:10:00

Foreclosure filings declined in more than half of the country's worst-hit spots in the first three months of 2010. But that doesn't mean the healing has begun.

CNNMoney: Just when you thought it was safe: Foreclosures spikeupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 14:58:00

The housing market has seen some positive signs recently, such as stabilizing home prices and increased sales, but foreclosures continue to haunt the market.

CNNMoney: 10 foreclosures for every home savedupdated: Wed Apr 14 2010 13:56:00

The Obama administration's mortgage-modification program is not keeping pace with the deluge of foreclosures hitting the market, a government watchdog found.

CNNMoney: Mortgage help: 170,000 get permanent aidupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 18:29:00

More than 170,000 troubled homeowners are breathing a lasting sigh of relief now that they've received permanent modifications under the Obama administration's foreclosure prevention program.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures leveling offupdated: Thu Mar 11 2010 12:04:00

The national foreclosure rate fell 2% in February from a month earlier, according to an industry report released Thursday, the latest sign that the pace of foreclosures is slowing.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures drop in January - but don't get excitedupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 10:44:00

First, the good news: Foreclosure filings dropped nearly 10% between December and January.

CNNMoney: Las Vegas: Most foreclosures of any city in 2009updated: Thu Jan 28 2010 05:55:00

Cities in the so-called Sand States dominated the foreclosure rankings in 2009, with the 20 worst-hit metro areas residing in Nevada, Florida, California and Arizona.

CNNMoney: Record 3 million households hit with foreclosure in 2009updated: Thu Jan 14 2010 06:07:00

Almost 3 million homeowners received at least one foreclosure filing during 2009, setting a new record for the number of people falling behind on their mortgage payments.

CNNMoney: Citi's holiday treat: No foreclosures for a monthupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 17:18:00

Citigroup will suspend foreclosures and evictions for 30 days, giving 4,000 at-risk borrowers a break during the holiday season, the company said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Stocks in broad-based rallyupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 18:37:00

Stocks rallied Thursday as investors sorted through a bevy of reports on jobs, housing, net worth and the deficit -- and opted to scoop up a variety of shares.

CNNMoney: Obama to push banks on mortgagesupdated: Mon Nov 30 2009 05:41:00

As foreclosure casualties mount, the Obama administration is expected to announce additional steps on Monday to get long-term help for troubled borrowers.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures: 'Tide may be turning'updated: Thu Nov 12 2009 10:44:00

Could the foreclosure plague be ending?

CNNMoney: Good news: Fewer underwater mortgagesupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 10:47:00

Fewer people are underwater on their mortgages -- further evidence that the real estate free-fall may be slowing.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures: Worst-hit citiesupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 11:14:00

While foreclosure rates are easing in some of the hardest-hit cities, the crisis is beginning to expand into new metro areas.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures: 'Worst three months of all time'updated: Thu Oct 15 2009 07:34:00

Despite concerted government-led and lender-supported efforts to prevent foreclosures, the number of filings hit a record high in the third quarter, according to a report issued Thursday.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure blight: The cleanup crawls alongupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 14:54:00

A controversial $3.9 billion federal program aimed at saving neighborhoods blighted by foreclosure is hitting hurdles that could threaten its effectiveness.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures: The struggle continuesupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 11:51:00

The foreclosure crisis grinds on amid signs of hope.

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