foreclosure Archive

What We’re Reading: Feb. 2 – Feb. 8

The end of EveryBlock, Monopoly’s new token, and Florida foreclosures If you were an EveryBlock fan, you know that the hyper-local news site is no more. It abruptly shut down this week as owner NBC decided it just wasn’t...
February 8, 2013

What We’re Reading: Sept. 29 – Oct. 5

Housing is not a debate, short sales on the rise, and Halloween ideas Wednesday night saw the first of three Presidential debates and housing garnered hardly a mention. Jed Kolko at Trulia says housing is not a winning issue for...
October 5, 2012

What We’re Reading: May 12 – May 18

Farming for listings, Pinterest for real estate, and coffee might not be the miracle it seems Looking for listings, agents are going to happy hour, checking property records, and giving away half of a commission, according to Bloomberg.  Many...

What We’re Reading: April 28 – May 4

Living with the ‘rents, sustainable design, and the economy joins us for lunch Though the economy is showing signs of recovery, and housing inventory is down, many of us are still working with a tight budget. A Times economist...
May 4, 2012

What We’re Reading: April 21 – April 27

Foreclosure to rental, a new PC virus, and how dogs shaped humans The burgeoning foreclosures-to-rental business could become a $100 billion industry as increasingly sizable investors infiltrate hard-hit markets from Florida to California to Arizona to the Midwest. Signs...
April 27, 2012

What We’re Reading: March 31 – April 6

Flipping returns, eMagazines, and timeshares for $1 Waypoint Real Estate Group is buying five to seven houses a day, 1200 since 2008, and is fixing them up and reselling them to investors at a big discount.  The company plans...
April 6, 2012

What We’re Reading: Feb. 11 – Feb. 17

Homeowners are hot, more Pinterest, and how Target knows you’re pregnant Just in time for Valentines Day, a new study finds that home ownership is not only a smart move, it’s also sexy. Sponsored by Trulia (so the results...
February 17, 2012

What We’re Reading: Dec. 24 – Dec. 30

Short sales on the rise, urbanization as the answer, and Samoa skips a day The robo-signing scandal that slowed the foreclosure process to a crawl appears to have increased lender interest in short sales. More than 50 percent of...
December 30, 2011

What We’re Reading: July 16 – July 22

Debt ceilings, MID, and getting a $300k house for $16 Discussions over raising the debt ceiling have dominated news coverage for the past week. The impact of any failure could be widespread and will include the housing market. NPR talks...
July 22, 2011

Foreclosure Data

We have received a few inquiries in Information Central about foreclosure data. While the NAR does not collect or publish such data, we have a few resources to recommend. Let us know if you have any to add to...
July 21, 2011