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Foreclosure Rate Falls to Lowest Level Since ’08


About 1.5 percent of all homes with a mortgage in the United States were in some state of foreclosure in November 2014, the lowest foreclosure rate since March 2008, according to CoreLogic's November 2014 National Foreclosure Report. Foreclosure inventory, which includes homes in any state of foreclosure, plummeted year-over-year in November, falling from 880,000 in November 2013 to 567,000 in November 2014 – a decline of 35.5 percent. November represented the 37th consecutive month in which foreclosure inventory declined year-over-year and the 26th straight month in which the nation's foreclosure inventory saw a double-digit percentage decline.

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Ohio Lawmakers Plan to Re-Introduce Foreclosure Expedition Bill


Ohio state lawmakers plan to re-introduce a bill that would expedite the foreclosure process on residential homes and reduce the amount of time properties sit vacant, according to Ohio State Representative Cheryl Grossman. The bill, known as Ohio HB 223, was originally introduced into the Ohio House by Grossman, a Republican (the bill's primary sponsor), and Representative Michael Curtin, a Democrat, in June 2013.

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FHFA Vows to Protect First-Lien Status of GSE-Backed Mortgages


The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has released a statement warning organizations that label mortgage loans with "super-priority lien" status that such loans will not push loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into the secondary position. The warning was aimed mainly at energy retrofit financing programs and homeowners associations that attach super-priority lien status to mortgages because of the risk they pose to taxpayers while Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are under conservatorship.

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Ohio Senate Amends Proposed Foreclosure Expedition Bill


An Ohio House bill that would have expedited the residential foreclosure and transfer process and taken steps toward eliminating blight and vandalism in foreclosed, vacated properties has been amended and was introduced in the Ohio State Senate Finance Committee Tuesday, a source close to one of the bill's sponsors told DS News.

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Foreclosures Quadruple In Arkansas In October


According to RealtyTrac's October 2014 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report released on Thursday, foreclosure filings – which include default notices, schedule auctions, and bank repossessions (REOs) – increased in October by a staggering 412 percent from their September totals.

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Foreclosure Filings See Largest Monthly Increase In Four Years


The number of foreclosure filings, which include default notices, schedule auctions, and bank repossessions (REOs), increased by 15 percent from September to October, the largest month-over-month jump since the peak of foreclosure activity in March 2010, according to RealtyTrac's October 2014 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report released Thursday.

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