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Maryland, Baltimore foreclosure rates remain stubbornly high (access required)

Foreclosures remain a problem in Maryland and a particularly persistent issue in the Baltimore metro area. Maryland, as it has for most of the past two years, remained among the states with the nation’s highest foreclosure rate. Maryland had the ...

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Maryland foreclosure blues continue (access required)

Maryland led the nation in the rate of foreclosures in the first quarter of 2016, according to RealtyTrac. The residential real estate data firm found that one in every 194 housing units in the state had a foreclosure filing. It ...

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HSBC reaches $470M accord over foreclosure abuses (access required)

HSBC Holdings Plc will pay $470 million to end U.S. probes into allegations of foreclosure abuses including robo-signing that may have deprived struggling borrowers of opportunities to keep their homes. Federal and state officials said on Friday that the bank’s ...

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Foreclosures high, but Baltimore area housing market hums (access required)

The Baltimore metro area’s housing market showed continued signs of growth, although the state is still struggling with one of the highest foreclosure rates in the nation. Ross Mackesey, president of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, found reason to ...

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U.S. foreclosures hit pre-crisis levels (access required)

A healthier U.S. housing market and economy helped to winnow foreclosures in 2014 to levels not seen since before the housing bust. The number of homes repossessed by banks fell 29 percent last year to the lowest level since 2006, ...

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