You might assume that foreclosures all sell for deep discounts, but certain kinds of distressed properties actually fetch hefty premiums.
The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans increased from 2005 to 2010, and a new study associates that spike with the recent foreclosure crisis.
The delinquency rate on home mortgages in the United States fell in the first three months of the year to its lowest level in six years, a report shows.
Foreclosure activity across the nation fell 1 percent last month, as banks scheduled fewer auctions even as they reclaimed more homes, RealtyTrac says.
If you spot a zombie foreclosure in your neighborhood, you'll want to kill it fast -- before it eats your home's value.
With home prices up, investors saw a path to own cheap properties in the $34.7 billion of bad mortgages sold last year.
Lenders repossessed fewer U.S. homes in January, bringing the number of completed foreclosures down to the lowest level in more than six years.
Apple agrees to refund at least $32 million to customers to settle charges that the company didn't adequately monitor the purchase of apps made by kids.
The number of U.S. homes that got started on the path to foreclosure fell last year to a low not seen since before the high-flying days of the housing boom.
The number of U.S. homes entering the path to foreclosure or winding up repossessed by lenders has fallen to levels not seen in more than six years.
Top U.S. banks failed to fully comply with a government settlement to correct mortgage servicing abuses, a monitor of the settlement says.
The number of U.S. homes set on the path to foreclosure slides to a seven-year low in the third quarter.
Lenders initiated foreclosure action in August against the fewest U.S. homes for any month in nearly eight years.
A California city's plan to use of eminent domain to protect homeowners from potential foreclosure raises the ire of banks and even federal housing authorities.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are masking billions of dollars losses because of the level of delinquent home loans they carry, a federal watchdog says.
The U.S. is on track to end the year with the fewest homes repossessed in six years, a trend that should help limit the negative impact foreclosures have on home values.
U.S. home prices jumped in June and are forecast to ramp up further in the latest signs of a housing market that is on the mend, a report shows.
U.S. home foreclosure filings tumbled in June to a 6½-year low, a further sign the housing market is getting back on better footing, a new report shows.
Fewer U.S. homes entered the foreclosure process or were repossessed by banks in June, the latest sign that the nation is shaking off its housing bust hangover.
The financial state of a majority of elderly Americans is tenuous at best. And when your older relatives die, some of their money problems can become your problems.
Sales of bank-owned homes have plunged to a 5-year low, the latest evidence that the nation's foreclosure woes are easing as the U.S. housing market recovery gains momentum.
The number of homes repossessed by lenders last month fell to the lowest level in more than five years, the latest evidence that the nation's foreclosure crisis is abating.
The nation's largest banks will begin sending payments this week to millions of Americans who may have been wrongfully foreclosed on during the housing crisis.
Ten major banks and mortgage companies have agreed to pay $8.5 billion to settle complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners. Under the settlement, people who...
Together, Mike and Lora Zook have faced cancer, a disabling accident, a crippling genetic disease, and even a fire that almost destroyed their home. What they couldn't face...
When even a single home goes into foreclosure, the effects can be far reaching. In the case of Dee, when she faced foreclosure on her home in Prince George's County,...