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Foreclosed Properties

How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme -- Again

Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business
Laura Gottesdiener

You can hardly turn on the television or open a newspaper without hearing about the nation's impressive, much celebrated housing recovery. Home prices are rising! The crisis is over! Yet beneath the fanfare, a whole new get-rich-quick scheme is brewing.

Beach Towns With Great Deals On Foreclosures

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

Ocean front property can often be pricey, but there's one way to get that dream beach house at a discount -- just look at the foreclosure listings. ...

In This Town, Your Messy Lawn Could Cost You $1,000

Posted 06.12.2012 | Money

Thinking about making cuts to your landscaping budget this summer? You might want to think again, at least if you're a resident of Massapequa, a New Y...

Voters In One Town Want Banks To Pay Big Time For Neglecting Foreclosed Homes

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business

If San Diego voters had their way, banks would be paying out, big time. Seventy percent of San Diegans who responded to an opinion poll conducted l...

PHOTOS: Protestors Collect Trash From Foreclosure, Deliver To Bank

Posted 05.07.2012 | Miami

Neighbors from Liberty City rallied together Thursday to gather trash at an abandoned, foreclosed home and then deliver the garbage to a downtown bran...

Report: Vacant Buildings Ordinance Nets City $600K In Bank Fines

Posted 05.03.2012 | Chicago

An ordinance approved last fall by the Chicago City Council that required financial institutions to maintain and secure foreclosed, vacant homes in th...

Alexander Eichler

Obama's Plan To Target Foreclosed Properties Depends On A Broader Recovery | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.10.2011 | Business

President Obama's plan to reduce the number of foreclosed properties weighing down the housing market may only prove effective insofar as the greater ...