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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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House for Sale

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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House for Sale

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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House for Sale

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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Townhouses

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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Foreclosure Picture Improves, but Not in States Hit Hardest by Real Estate Collapse

RealtyTrac, the gold standard of research about foreclosures, reported more evidence that the real estate market continues the process of healing the tremendous damage done to it during the recession. ...
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Foreclosed home

Foreclosure Filings Down 34% in August — RealtyTrac

RealtyTrac produced more evidence that the housing market is in an impressive recovery. Unfortunately, the trend has left several states behind. In a statement: RealtyTrac released its U.S. Foreclosure Market ...
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Home security

States Where Homebuyers Pay Cash

As many as 40% of the homes sold in the U.S. in July were purchased in cash, up from 31% a year earlier, according to data published this week. Rising ...
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Foreclosures Drop to 2006 Levels, Remain Harsh in Some Places — RealtyTrac

The housing market has finally come full circle, at least by one measure. Foreclosure levels have dropped to those in December 2006, the year when the bubble apparently peaked. RealtyTrac ...
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Home security

Is House Flipping Still a Good Idea? RealtyTrac Shows 10% to 60% Gains

The housing market numbers may have recently softened up a tad, but things in the housing market are still much better for those wanting buy and own a home compared the ...
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RealtyTrac: Foreclosure Inventory Up 9% in First Quarter

RealtyTrac, a leader in home foreclosure data, reported that the inventory of homes in foreclosure rose 9% year-over-year in the first quarter of this year to 1.5 million homes. In its Foreclosure ...
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A Sharp Improvement in Foreclosures, but Not Everyhwere

The rate of home foreclosures improved considerably in 2012. Enough, in fact, that the data confirms that the housing markets have begun a sharp recovery. However, taken in the context ...
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