The cure to zombie foreclosures

 · When this phenomenon first began to rear it’s ugly head, I initially tried to avoid using the term “Zombie Foreclosures”. I have however, become more comfortable with the term due to the inability to come up with a more appropriate description of this major problem to hit Boomerang Buyers.. Zombie Foreclosure

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is reportedly investigating how banks are handling ‘zombie foreclosures’ – homes in foreclosure that have been vacated by the homeowner before foreclosure proceedings have been completed, and thus are in ‘limbo’ – to see if more can be done to address the problem.

 · To begin, many studies investigating the link between foreclosures and crime were conducted following the 2008-2009 foreclosure crisis. Several of these studies found that areas with higher foreclosure rates had a startling increase in violent crime compared to similar areas with lower foreclosure rates.

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 · The number of owner-vacated “zombie” foreclosures at the end of the second quarter stood at 127,021, representing a 10 percent decline in volume when compared with.

5 Housing Markets Overrun By Zombie Foreclosures. With 17 million people in the U.S. planning to buy a home this year, that cure option is still on the table. But with the median home sale price already rising past $180,000 and interest rates rising, full rehab projects aren’t quite the discount they were during the depths.

From 2008 to 2010, 8.7% of foreclosures filed in Cook County, Illinois were zombie foreclosure, accruing to more than 5,800 zombie properties in the City of Chicago. But this is just the beginning.

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Learn to identify and assess zombie foreclosure problems and create best practices for handling them. While Nevada continues its journey out of the real estate crisis, one of the many issues that has arisen is the problem of ‘zombie foreclosures’ and their impact on our communities.

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Looks to cure zombie foreclosures. Ohio passed legislation yesterday that seeks to prevent zombie homes, or vacant or abandoned residential property, by enacting a fast-track process for mortgage foreclosures. "Ohio has now put itself ahead of the national curve in fighting community blight," said Robert Klein,

Most people infected with the virus, which has no vaccine or cure, experience no symptoms. but the numbers have dropped with fewer foreclosures and vacant properties, according to Dilone. Officials.

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