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Some Highlights: Only 2.9% of homes are in serious delinquency, down 17.1% from July 2015. This is the 57th consecutive month with a year-over-year decline. The national foreclosure rate has returned to August 2007 levels, at only 0.9%. ... read more
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We are almost back to ‘pre-housing crash’ home values. The inventories of distressed properties (foreclosures & short sales) are shrinking dramatically. The economy is improving. The job numbers are headed in the right direction. The big question that still remains: Have Americans regained their confidence in real estate as a worthy investment? According to a survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates, Americans have put real estate back into first place as the best ... read more
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Some Highlights: What is a Boomerang Buyer? A former homeowner who has gone thru a “short sale”, “foreclosure” or “bankruptcy” in the past few years and has been saving for a down payment in preparation of the expiration of the waiting period, in order to qualify once again for a mortgage. According to NAR: Up to 1 Million consumers have already restored their credit and qualify to buy now. 2.2 million consumers will return to credit worthy status within the next... read more
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Your landlord got foreclosed? What about your lease?

Posted by Janice Ziesig on July 10, 2015 in  Foreclosure  Rent
With the large number of investment homes being foreclosed upon, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that many tenants are being asked to leave. What might surprise you is that they don’t have to go. A lease supersedes a sale. Meaning that it transfers with the property to the new owner. Based on the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act, which Congress passed last May, as long the tenant has a valid lease and proof of regular payments, they cannot be forced to leave. Even tenants on a month-to-month lease... read more
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