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Foreclosure Rates in Florida Remain Sky High

RealtyTrac's monthly report on foreclosures nationwide has primarily good news. New foreclosures in June were at the lowest level since July 2006, since "before the housing price bubble burst." The ...
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Eight Housing Markets at All-Time Highs

The U.S. real estate market has been on the mend for several years. While many Americans witnessed the values of their homes drop precipitously during the recession, markets have been ...
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The Most Popular Markets for Home Flipping

Even as home-flipping activity has generally declined in the past year, it continues to be quite widespread in parts of the country. In some counties, home flippers still buy large ...
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Ten Best Markets to Flip a House

While home flipping activity in the U.S. has declined over the past year, in many markets the practice is still quite popular and provides high returns. Home flippers generally buy ...
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Ten Cities With Highest Foreclosure Rates

Foreclosure filings in the United States dropped 5% in May, compared with April, and 26% compared with May 2013, according to data released Tuesday by RealtyTrac. Florida, Maryland and Nevada ...
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All-Cash Home Sales Soar in First Quarter

The percentage of U.S. homes purchased in all-cash transactions rose to 42.7% in the first quarter of 2014, up from 37.8% in the prior quarter and 19.1% in the first ...
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The 10 Best Cities to Flip a Home

As the national housing market continues to rebound, real estate investors are trying their hand at home flipping -- buying and selling a house within six months. While in some ...
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Detroit Sells Homes for $1,000

Detroit has started to auction homes for as little as $1,000 each. Its Building Detroit website launched Monday with 15 homes and a series of rules buyers must follow once ...
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Ten Countries Racing to Buy American Homes

International homebuyers are attracted to the United States for a number of reasons. These include favorable housing prices, good weather, the country's relative economic stability and an attraction to America in general. ...
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Florida, Nevada Still Lead Foreclosure States

Foreclosure filings in the United States dropped 10% in February, compared with January, and 27% compared with February 2013, according to data releases Thursday by RealtyTrac. Florida, Maryland and Nevada ...
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January Foreclosure Rates Jump Higher, Several States Still Crippled

In a sign that the housing recovery may still be uneven, January foreclosure rates moved higher by 8% when compared to December. The primary causes were increases in foreclosure starts ...
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Mortgage Delinquencies Drop to Five-Year Lows

In another sign that the financial situation of many Americans has improved, and perhaps that fewer mortgages are underwater, mortgage delinquencies fell to levels last seen in 2008, the period ...
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Foreclosure Filings Drop to 1.4 Million in 2013

Foreclosure filings dropped back to 1.4 million on U.S. properties, the lowest level since 2007, which was before the Great Recession began. The figure was down 26% from 2012, and ...
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Number of Deeply Underwater Mortgages Drops in December

One of the greatest challenges to home owners since the start of the recession and collapse of the real estate market is that the value of millions of homes dropped ...
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Foreclosure Starts Reach 95-Month Low

If foreclosure rates are among the hearts of the real estate industry, then housing has gotten much stronger. Foreclosure starts hit a 95-month low in November. Overall foreclosure filings dropped 15% ...
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