Settlement Likely in Robo-Signing Foreclosure Probe

By Kevin Chiu Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, who is spearheading the 50 state probe into the robo-signing foreclosure scandal is seeking a settlement agreement with the major banks involved in the mess. Statements made by bank employees admitting to signing foreclosure documents in sworn affidavits without checking their accuracy led to the foreclosure scandal… Continue reading Settlement Likely in Robo-Signing Foreclosure Probe

Four States Cities Lead Foreclosure Crisis in 2010

By Mike Colpitts Four states cities accounted for 19 of the top 20 metropolitan U.S. foreclosure centers in 2010 as the foreclosure crisis gained momentum in the majority of the nation, despite moratoriums put in place by five major national lenders, according to RealtyTrac. California, Florida, Nevada and Arizona cities accounted for the most foreclosures.… Continue reading Four States Cities Lead Foreclosure Crisis in 2010

Sunshine States Carry Foreclosure Slide

By Mike Colpitts Major sunshine state metropolitan areas accounted for the top 19 of 20 foreclosure rates in the U.S. during the third quarter of the year, according to the quarterly report compiled by RealtyTrac. California, Florida, Nevada and Arizona cities had the highest number of repossessed residential properties. Among all the metro areas tracked… Continue reading Sunshine States Carry Foreclosure Slide

TV Real Estate Guru Makes Investors Rich

The collapse in the housing market has created a new way of thinking among real estate investors. Money is no longer just being made by investors. It’s being shared among a new breed of entrepreneurs coached by the man whose book and motto is “Think a little different.” “I do everything I need to do… Continue reading TV Real Estate Guru Makes Investors Rich

White House Considers Free Money

By Mike Colpitts Weighing its political options, the Obama administration is carefully considering recommendations of Housing Finance Agencies in four states to reduce mortgage principal of homeowners at risk of foreclosure. The proposals made to the White House could act as a magic bullet to aid in the recovery of the nation’s housing markets, giving… Continue reading White House Considers Free Money

Foreclosures Keep Pace

For fifty consecutive months foreclosure notices filed against U.S. homes have risen on a year over year basis, according to the latest Realty Trac monthly report. Notices of foreclosure activity were filed against 308,524 properties in February. Foreclosure auctions, including notices of Trustee’s Sales and Notices of Sheriff’s Sales, the last steps in the foreclosure… Continue reading Foreclosures Keep Pace