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Maryland Faces Huge Foreclosure Backlog

The past few years have seen so many foreclosures logged on court records that some states anticipate going through them for decades. One popular blog in Baltimore noted that with the slow rate of ...
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Real Estate Slows in Illinois

According to one Illinois association, the sale of homes and condominiums in the state showed a decline in October. However, this figure is still higher than it was compared to the same period last ...
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Foreclosures Escalate Nationally

Last quarter saw an increase in national foreclosures when compared to the two quarters preceding it. While this increase is certainly not wanted, it was not a surprise to most in the financial ...
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Foreclosures Increased in Illinois in October

While some homeowners enjoyed a period of relief during the robo-signing scandal of last year and early this year, foreclosure rates are back on the rise. According to a company that watches ...
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Short Sales: Alternative to Foreclosure

If you are in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, it is no surprise as thousands of people just like you across America are in the same boat. However, you do have options when it comes to ...
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Home Prices May Fall as Foreclosures Resume

It looks like home prices are going to fall again as banks get ready to foreclose on millions of homes that have had their foreclosures delayed due to a one-year government investigation into mortgage ...
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Decline in Foreclosures Not Expected to Last

Although foreclosure filings across the country have dropped, financial experts believe that this trend is short-lived. According to a company that watches trends in the housing market, areas like ...
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Foreclosure Program a Failure

Not all the funds appropriated for government funds are actually used as intended, as was proven by the relative failure of one federal program. According to the Department of Urban Housing and ...
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Businesses Sued for Foreclosure Scams

When foreclosures were at their highest point, several scheming individuals across the country saw a chance to squeeze more money out of already cash-strapped homeowners. After gathering enough ...
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New Foreclosure Program Announced in Illinois

The governor of Illinois was proud to announce a new program that is designed to help those families that have been hit the hardest by a tough economy avoid foreclosure. The program, entitled ...
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Foreclosures Picking Up in Chicago Area

After several financial institutions were charged with pushing hundreds of foreclosures through without the proper documentation, the rate of foreclosures dropped across the country. Now that these ...
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Woman Purchases Home for $1 and Faces Foreclosure

Just because you purchase a home for one dollar does not mean you are actually getting a good deal. That is what one woman learned when she bought a 19 th century Victorian home for just one hundred ...
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Foreclosure Home Sales Decline in Chicago

Chicago, along with other areas of the country, has experienced a decline in the sale of foreclosed homes over the past few months. However, these homes have made up a larger percentage overall of ...
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Mayor Announces Plan to Confront Foreclosure Epidemic

In Chicago, Illinois, the city's new mayor surprised everyone by unveiling a $50 million plan that is meant to address the current foreclosure epidemic. According to reports, the plan will be ...
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Rate of Foreclosure Falls in July

Great news for homeowners across the country: foreclosure rates have fallen to an all-time low in July, giving many people hope that there is an end in sight for the foreclosure epidemic. Based on the ...
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High Foreclosure Rates Alarm County

Like many other cities across America, Chicago has not been immune from the high rates of foreclosure. However, with over 70,000 foreclosure cases outstanding in one county, area officials are ...
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Mobile Home Subjected to Foreclosure

Residents of a mobile home park in Illinois found out they may be losing their homes forever due to foreclosure after the park's owner unsuccessful with his Chapter 11 filing. The owner of the ...
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Singer Faces Foreclosure of Chicago Property

Despite all of his successes over the past years, one singer has been informed that his property may be up for foreclosure in the near future. After reviewing their records, a bank claims that the ...
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Eliminating Second Mortgage Payments

If you are like many Americans right now, you are considering bankruptcy as an option to save your home from foreclosure. If that is the case, you may need to eliminate second mortgage payments in ...
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10% of Rental Units at Risk for Foreclosure in Chicago

A new study, entitled "Lawyer's Committee for Better Housing's Tenants in Foreclosure Intervention Project," reveals that over ten percent of rental units in Chicago are at risk of ...
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Foreclosure Sales Increase in Illinois

During the first quarter of 2011, sales of foreclosed homes in Illinois made up 29% of all sales in the state. While this number is impressive, it does represent a decline from the year before. ...
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Foreclosures Drop in the Chciago Area

According to a report released by the Mortgage Bankers Association last week, mortgages in foreclosure dropped in Chicago during the first quarter. The National Delinquency Survey released by the MBA ...
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Home Foreclosures Drop in Illinois

Good news for homeowners in Illinois: home foreclosure rates dropped 16.6 percent over the past month. According to RealtyTrac, Illinois posted 10,055 foreclosure filings last month. This figure ...
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Foreclosure Delays Cease in Cook County

Any delays related to stalled foreclosure filings appear to be completed in Cook County, Illinois. During the last quarter of 2010 and the first three months of this year, completed foreclosures ...
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Stop Foreclosure with a Short Sale

If you are in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, it is possible to put it up for a short sale instead. This can only be done through the approval of a lender, who must agree to a discounted ...
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