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Ask any homeowner who has done an improvement on the cheap: You get what you pay for. Second-rate materials don’t last and contractors who make low-ball bids rarely deliver fine craftsmanship.
In most parts of the United States, Americans have lost hope that their homes will restore their value or that unemployment will drop significantly anytime soon. But in the westernmost corner of Texas, there’s more than hope — there’s an unlikely building boom happening. The U.S. military base Fort Bliss, covering an area larger than Rhode Island, has become one of America’s largest military installations, and that’s having a dramatic impact on an otherwise depressed economy.
The state attorneys general have been pressing the banks hard over the past month, questioning them over foreclosures and falsified legal paperwork. But Tuesday’s election could impact that effort.
Banks don’t always fix up repossessed homes before they sell them — which means some great deals for you. Here are five bargains from around the nation.
Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Just when it looked as if mortgage rates couldn’t fall any further, they did.
Ongoing economic, financial and housing woes continue to hit Americans where they live — or used to.
The Obama administration is singing a different tune about foreclosures.
The robo-signing controversy is just another issue that the already sluggish housing market didn’t need — but most analysts do not think it will have far-reaching impact.
As the foreclosure crisis continues unabated and the midterm elections approach, at least 12 states have issued guidelines that address the complicated issue of voting while in foreclosure.
Foreclosures have become a complicated mess for homeowners nationwide. Can you cut through the confusion? Take the CNNMoney foreclosure quiz.
On a recent Wednesday night, my wife and I found ourselves in an otherwise empty Beale Street bar surrounded by a group of Australian men.
It only took him a second to sign each foreclosure document.
The usual suspects led the list of top cities for foreclosure filings during the last three months.