Tampa’s Jill Kelley escapes foreclosure

Staff | Tampa Bay Business Journal | “Tampa socialites Jill and Dr. Scott Kelley have avoided losing their mansion on Bayshore Boulevard to foreclosure. Under a mortgage modification with , the Kelleys have agreed to pay $9,747 per month until they Continue reading

14 US Housing Markets Struggling With Foreclosures

Mamta Badkar | Business Insider | “112,498 U.S. properties received foreclosure filings in February, according to RealtyTrac. This was down 27% from a year ago and was the lowest monthly total since December 2006. In fact, one in every 1,170 U.S. Continue reading

RealtyTrac: Fla. still No. 1 in foreclosure activity

Martha Brannigan | The Miami Herald | “Florida remained the No. 1 state in the nation in foreclosure activity in February despite a long trend of improvement, according to RealtyTrac. For February, Florida’s foreclosure activity, which is a tally of initial Continue reading

After Rising Last Month Foreclosures Snap Back to 8 Year Low

Jann Swanson | Mortgage News Daily | “After spiking 8 percent in January, foreclosures filings have resumed their downward spiral RealtyTrac said today.  Its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for February notes that filings, including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions or completed Continue reading

Church Files BK in Evangelical Christian Foreclosure Case

MICHELLE A. SAMAAD | Credit Union Times | “Without Walls International Church has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an ongoing foreclosure dispute with the $1 billion Evangelical Christian Credit Union. The Tampa, Fla.-based mega church filed on March 5 Continue reading

Big Investors Boosting Home Prices And Not Everyone’s Pleased

Greg Allen | NPR | “It’s taken several years, but in many parts of the country, home prices are nearly back to where they were at the peak. In places like Florida, where the housing recession hit hard, home prices rose Continue reading