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10 States Where Foreclosure Deals Are Everywhere

By Mamta Badkar One in every 706 homes received a foreclosure filing in October, according to RealtyTrac's latest foreclosure report. These foreclosed homes often sell at significant discounts to similar non-distressed homes. We drew on RealtyTrac's report to highlight the 10 states with the highest discounts on... Continue Reading »

Where to Snag Beach Homes on the Cheap

We're combining two of our favorite things: Summer vacations and discount houses using RealtyTrac's recent list of the 10 best beach towns for buying foreclosures. RealtyTrac's ranking is based on the size of the discount that homebuyers can get in purchasing a foreclosure -- compared to other residential properties in... Continue Reading »

Out-of-Towners Covet Florida Real Estate, Locals Scratch Heads

The grass is always greener on the other side – even if said yard is located in one of the states hit hardest by the foreclosure crisis. A new report by listings company Trulia Inc. reveals that one in three home searches cross state lines, and seven out of 10 of the most popular real estate markets perused by... Continue Reading »

Foreclosure Discount Capitals: Best Cities to Beat the Bank

In the wake of the housing crisis, the number foreclosures has skyrocketed as depressed real estate prices and subprime mortgages continue to push millions of borrowers into default. As of Dec. 31, banks owned nearly 700,000 homes. Hordes more are on pace to join that enormous inventory, with 700,000 homeowners in some... Continue Reading »

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