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Five Real Estate Questions for Divorcing Couples

A cracked foundation brings down the best structures--house or relationship. Even if your marriage hasn't progressed to The War of the Roses stage, with his-and-hers square footage, there's no doubt emotions run high around property issues. The depressed housing market is magnifying that tension. "In an average... Continue Reading »

Foreclosed Homeowners Live Free for a Year in Some States

With the average foreclosure now taking 438 days, delinquent borrowers are finding that they can live in their homes without making mortgage payments for at least a year. But there is a catch. That nationwide average may not apply in your state. The states with the longest wait time before foreclosure are those states... Continue Reading »

Florida Bankers Can't Wait to Foreclose

Hasta la vista, your honor. The Florida Bankers Association has proposed a new approach to deal with the backlog of foreclosure proceedings in the state's courthouses: skip the courts and proceed immediately to the sale. The banking trade group -- a significant lobbying force in the state capital -- is shopping a bill... Continue Reading »

Will F2F Save You From Foreclosure?

Abandoned homes are still a lingering problem for many states as foreclosed homeowners continue to be pushed out in record numbers. When they go, they leave in their wake unkempt yards, dilapidated homes and squatters, all causing unnecessary blight on formerly tidy neighborhoods. Yet, when these struggling homeowners... Continue Reading »

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