U.S. Foreclosure Decreases 2 Percent in June to Lowest Level Since July 2006, Before Housing Bubble Burst July 15, 2014 By RealtyTrac Staff

10 States in June Hit Lowest Level Since Housing Price Bubble Burst in August 2006; 613,874 U.S. Properties with Foreclosure Filings in First Half of 2014; NJ, MD, IA, MA, CT Buck National Trend With Increasing Foreclosure Activity; Foreclosure Starts on Pace to Reach 630,000 for Year, REOS Nearly 350,000 for Year IRVINE, Calif. – … More U.S. Foreclosure Decreases 2 Percent in June to Lowest Level Since July 2006, Before Housing Bubble Burst July 15, 2014 By RealtyTrac Staff

Study: Foreclosure Prevention Counselors Saving Homeowners Millions

Foreclosure prevention counselors have saved homeowners millions of dollars annually, according to a recent study by the Urban Institute for NeighborWorks America. The September 2014 Urban Institute Report on the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program concluded that homeowners in default or in danger of defaulting who consult NFMC counselors are almost three times more … More Study: Foreclosure Prevention Counselors Saving Homeowners Millions

Housing Activities Picked up in July

Pending home sales rebounded in July and have now risen in four of the last five months, according to the National Association of Realtors. All major regions experienced healthy gains except for the Midwest, which saw a slight decline. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, climbed 3.3 percent to … More Housing Activities Picked up in July