Home Sales Up in US but Down in CA – Lenders Partially to Blame

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National home sales were up 10% this September according to the National Association of Realtors. Some factors contributing to this growth are low mortgage rates and high affordability, home prices are averaging 22% less of where they were five years ago. Affordability has been influenced by the weakness in home buying activity. September’s home sales […]

HUD Secretary – Foreclosure Problems Aren’t Systemic

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In the Federal Task Force meeting on Wednesday, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan said they have been aware of violations with certain servicers for some time and they will “take actions”. However, he stopped shy of identifying any systemic problems instead citing isolated non specific problems. More details could become available […]

Federal Task Force Investigation into Foreclosure Fraud Could Lead to Criminal Charges

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According to CNN, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs the Federal Housing Administration and Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force are in the process of an investigation into foreclosure regulations and they will expect any bank that violated the law to be fully accountable for those actions. The Task Force is meeting on October 20, 2010 […]

Mortgage Rates at Fifty Year Lows – Good Time to Invest in Central Valley Real Estate

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According to Freddie Mac, 30 year fixed mortgage rates declined to 4.19% and 15 year rates are at 3.62%. These are the lowest rates on record since the beginning of tracking such data, in 1971. Some experts have said we would have to look back approximately 50 years to see similar mortgage interest rates. With […]

Stockton, CA, Short Sale Stockton Home for Sale & Stockton Real Estate 1078 Oxford Way_Stockton_ CA_95204

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Click here to download: 1078 Oxford Way_Stockton_ CA_95204.mp4 (8886 KB) For information on this and all the Stockton homes for sale visit www.Homes-In-Stockton.com! Great Stockton short sale in UOP/Oxford Manor location! Charming older home with wood floors and big kitchen. Kitchen with tile counters and floors. Fireplace in living room. French Doors open to outside […]

Foreclosures – Suspended or Expedited? Depends on Who You Ask

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On October 7, 2010, Barack Obama rejected the Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act, which would require courts to accept documents that have been notarized in another state. Many are calling for a moratorium on foreclosures, stating banks have reclaimed homes on fraudulent documentation. Just last week, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and GMAC announced they […]

Stockton, CA, REO Stockton Home for Sale & Stockton Real Estate 3830 Estate Dr, Stockton, CA, 95209

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Download now or watch on posterous 3830 Estate Dr_Stockton_ CA_95209.mp4 (5358 KB) For information on this and all the Stockton homes for sale visit www.Homes-In-Stockton.com! REO located in 95209 Zip Code! Large 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths. Family room with fireplace. Kitchen with tile counters, dishwasher, and cook top. Backyard with covered patio fantastic for […]

Stockton Foreclosure Rates Decrease

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Download now or preview on posterous 09 30 10.pdf (27 KB) According to the Central Valley Business Times, CoreLogic reports foreclosure rates in Stockton decreased in July compared to a year earlier. Foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans were 4.38 percent down from last year’s 5.42 percent. However foreclosures are still higher than the national average […]