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RealtyTrac: Foreclosures see first year-over-year increase since 2010

But overall activity drops to lowest quarterly level since 2007
Ben Lane
Foreclosure activity — which includes default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — rose in March, marking the first year-over-year increase in foreclosure activity since September 2010. But the news wasn't all bad.
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Safeguard Properties launches new fast-track legislation tool

Features interactive map tool
Brena Swanson
Safeguard Properties launched a new resource to fall in line with the growing trend of fast-track legislation for vacant and abandoned properties in order to provide industry professionals with a new tool to stay above growing legislation.
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Long foreclosure processes give borrowers free home

Cases rest on the state’s statute of limitations
Brena Swanson
There are still tens of thousands of homeowners who have missed more than five years of mortgage payments. And according to an interesting legal quirk, they might be able to keep their homes for free now.
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More than one-third of America holds no emergency savings

Improving economy still leaves millions on brink of foreclosure
Ben Lane
Despite marked improvement in the economy since the end of the housing crisis, millions of Americans are still on the brink of foreclosure due to a lack of savings. How bad is it?
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Tulsa expansion completes SecureView nationwide reach

Opens new locations in Oklahoma, California, Massachusetts
Brena Swanson
SecureView continues to gain ground in making a difference in blighted communities. The company provided HousingWire its three new locations, opening soon, that complete its nationwide reach.
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Ocwen fires back at “disingenuous” charges of negligence

Accuses mortgage bond investors of being "pro-foreclosure"
Ben Lane
Ocwen Financial is doubling down in its fight against a group of mortgage bond investors that accused the nonbank of failing to properly collect payments on mortgage loans and breaching its bond covenants, charging the investors, which include BlackRock, MetLife, and PIMCO, of having a “pro-foreclosure, anti-modification” agenda.
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RealtyTrac: Foreclosures will soon return to pre-crisis level

Foreclosure activity falls to lowest level since July 2006
Ben Lane
This year may finally be the year that we're able to put the foreclosure crisis behind us. According to a new report from RealtyTrac, foreclosure activity, which includes default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions, is on track to return to pre-crisis levels by the end of 2015.
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Man facing foreclosure sets house on fire, fakes bomb to keep firefighters away

Homeowner had history of mental illness issues
Trey Garrison
A Massachusetts man facing foreclosure appears to have decided the best way to deal with an imminent foreclosure was to set the house on fire, and then rig a fake bomb to keep firefighters from putting the blaze out. Here’s the story.
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Scavengers raid foreclosed home

Bank tosses deceased owner’s belongings on front lawn
Ben Lane
A Dallas neighborhood is up in arms after the contents of a foreclosed home were dumped onto the home’s front lawn, drawing a crowd of people who rummaged through the items in search of valuables.
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Massachusetts Court of Appeals upholds MERS rights

Rules mortgage assignment was valid
Ben Lane
MERSCORP’s rights as mortgagee have come under fire in many courtrooms throughout the U.S., but a decision from the Massachusetts Court of Appeals reinforces the company’s right to assign a mortgage.
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