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Buying Foreclosed Home May Not Be Worth It

If the sale price of a foreclosed upon home sounds too good to be true. It may well be.


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Foreclosed Property May Have Hidden Expenses – Or Worse

A Florida man who bought a home in a foreclosure auction last month got a gruesome surprise when he finally got to enter the home – a corpse.


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New Jersey Has Fourth Highest Foreclosure Rate In The Nation

This week RealtyTrac released a report showing New Jersey foreclosure starts in August increased about 115 percent from the same period last year.


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Foreclosure Victims In PA May Be Eligible For Compensation

The attorney general’s office says more than 28,000 Pennsylvania residents who lost homes to foreclosure will soon be notified that they may be in line for a share of a settlement with the nation’s largest mortgage companies.


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Real Estate Survey Finds Interest In Home Ownership Rebounding

A major real estate company survey finds people are getting more bullish on home ownership.


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Fannie Mae Opens Its Phone Lines To Help Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Wednesday only, and only until 8pm, Robinson says homeowners can call 1-866-989-6931 (toll-free) for advice.


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Turning Government-Owned Foreclosed Homes Into Rental Properties

With so many neighborhoods across the country surrounded by abandoned foreclosed properties that are dragging the value of the area down, President Obama has put out a call for ideas on how to convert the government-owned properties into rent-to-own homes for those who need them. A local expert chimes in.


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Local Expert: Condo Owners Can Be In Financial Trouble For Not Paying Fees

Phil Korb, a partner at Ballard Spahr, specializes in planned community and condominium practice. He explains that the condo association can ultimately place a lien against your property if condo fees are not paid for.


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Dozens Rally At Philadelphia City Hall Against Planned Foreclosure Sales

Some area homeowners at risk of losing their homes rallied today at Philadelphia City Hall to try to stop what’s expected to be one of the city’s largest sheriff’s sales next month.


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Lenders Assail New Jersey’s Threats To Halt Foreclosures

Six of the country’s largest mortgage lenders face a court hearing in New Jersey next month that will determine whether the state suspends their foreclosure operations.