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2 years 11 months ago

New foreclosure filings fall 28 percent

DENVER (AP) - New foreclosure filings in Colorado have fallen 28 percent for the first half of this year. A report released Thursday by the Colorado Division of Housing says foreclosures are down to about 15,300, compared with 21,400 for the same period last year. According to the Denver Post,...

2 years 11 months ago

Foreclosures drop in El Paso County

El Paso County Public Trustee Thomas Mowle says foreclosure numbers continue to decrease locally, based on July numbers. El Paso County had 238 foreclosures started in July, which is considerably less than the 353 in July of 2010. Mowle is projecting just over 3,300 foreclosures for 2011; that...

3 years 6 months ago

Home prices dip again

NEW YORK (AP) - Home prices are dropping in the nation's largest cities and are expected to fall through next year, with the worst declines coming in areas with high numbers of foreclosures. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index fell 1.3 percent in October from September. All...

3 years 10 months ago

Jump in US homes lost to foreclosure

New foreclosure data shows lenders took back more homes in August than in any month since the start of the U.S. mortgage crisis three years ago. Foreclosure listing service RealtyTrac Inc. says 95,364 homes were repossessed by lenders last month. That's an increase of 25 percent from the same...

4 years 2 months ago

Foreclosures down slightly from last year

A foreclosure listing firm says the foreclosure crisis is finally showing signs of easing, but it isn't all good news. RealtyTrac says the number of households facing foreclosure last month fell 2 percent from a year ago. That's the first annual decline in five years. But while the delinquency...

4 years 4 months ago

SEC puts new curbs on short-selling

Federal regulators have imposed new curbs on the practice of short-selling, hoping to prevent spiraling selling sprees in a stock that can stoke market turmoil. A divided Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday to adopt new rules. The rules put in a so-called circuit breaker for stock prices,...

4 years 5 months ago

Surge in foreclosures feared

The number of U.S. households facing foreclosure in January dropped compared to December but increased 15 percent from the same month last year. Experts say a surge in cash-strapped homeowners who've fallen behind on mortgages could be on the way. RealtyTrac Inc. says more than 315,000 households received...

4 years 8 months ago

Foreclosures high in parts of Pueblo

Foreclosures seems to be happening more in certain parts of Pueblo. The four areas hit hardest are Minnequa, the East Side, Eagleridge and Northern Pueblo West. Over the past couple of years, 40% of the homes in these neighborhoods have gone into foreclosure. Many people in those areas fell into...

4 years 10 months ago

Colorado in top 10 for foreclosures

The number of U.S. households threatened with losing their homes held steady at 358,000 last month. RealtyTrac Inc. reported Thursday that one in 357 U.S. homes received a filing. That number is up 18 percent from a year ago, and includes default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions. Nevada had...

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