Foreclosure Review May Bring Light at End of Tunnel

August 23, 2012 By Christie J. McCravy We all know that many in our community were affected by the housing crisis. Foreclosures affected households from the West Louisville to Lake Forest. But did you know that there is a federal … Continue reading

‘Underwater’ Mortgages Decline, but Housing Is Still Hurting

By: Stephanie Dhue CNBC Real Estate Producer Published: Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM ET The number of homeowners “underwater” on their mortgages fell in the second quarter, according to a new report by the online real estate firm … Continue reading

Mass. lawsuit shows that banks haven’t changed foreclosure ways

The Boston Globe August 21, 2012|Paul McMorrow Earlier this year, five of the country’s biggest banks agreed to cough up $25 billion because they’d routinely fleeced their own customers and wreaked tremendous economic havoc along the way. The nationwide foreclosure … Continue reading

‘Underwater’ homes drowning neighborhoods’ chances to stabilize Mark Siefert There’s a crisis in our communities and our options are quickly disappearing. There are neighbors who can’t accept a job in a new city because they can’t sell their home for a price high enough to pay … Continue reading

Foreclosures Impact California Voter Turnout

August 23, 2012 California neighborhoods reeling from record foreclosures also experienced lower levels of voter turnout in the 2008 presidential election, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside. Voters who lost their homes were not the only ones … Continue reading

Ohio Homeowners Look for Answers in Continued Housing Crisis

August 23, 2012 Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service - OH COLUMBUS, Ohio - The housing bubble may have burst several years ago, but many Ohio communities continue to suffer the effects of the foreclosure crisis. An estimated one-third of all … Continue reading

Third Extension Granted for Free Foreclosure Review as Few Florida Homeowners Apply

(Source: By Kimberly Miller, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. (MCT) Florida residents who believe they have been wrongfully foreclosed on have until the end of the year to ask for a free review of their case after a September deadline … Continue reading

Mass. officials announce anti-foreclosure grants

The Boston Globe August 20, 2012 BOSTON (AP) — More than $19 million in grants have been awarded to cities, towns and organizations across Massachusetts to assist communities and homeowners alleviate the impacts of the foreclosure crisis. State Attorney General … Continue reading