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Tag Archives: Foreclosures

Home sales rise more than expected in March

WASHINGTON — Home sales rose more than expected in March, reversing three months of declines, as government incentives drew in buyers and kicked off what’s expected to be a strong spring selling season. Sales of previously occupied homes rose 6.8 ...

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Loan modification report bolsters O’Malley’s case  (access required)

A new report on the effectiveness of home loan modification provides insight into Maryland’s efforts to reduce foreclosures and bolsters the case for a bill endorsed by Gov. Martin O’Malley that would require lenders to enter mandatory mediation sessions with ...

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Governor pushing hard for bill that would make mediation mandatory (access required)

As year-end reports on Maryland’s housing markets are published and new statistics released, 2009 is being painted as one in which the foreclosure crisis has worsened, with the number of homes in some stage of the foreclosure process rising. And ...

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DC-area foreclosures rose in 2009, but more slowly

The number of foreclosure filings in the Washington area ticked up less than 2 percent in 2009. The online foreclosure-tracking company RealtyTrac says filings in the area increased to about 56,300 from about 55,400. That contrasts with 2008, when foreclosures ...

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