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Tag Archives: Vacant and Abandoned Properties

More Communities Banning Plywood on Zombie Homes

Abandoned “zombie homes” are a problem in many communities, driving down property values, attracting crime, and often creating safety risks such as fire hazards. Communities battle zombie homes and related urban blight in a variety of ways, ranging from fast-track ...

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Mortgage Experts Weigh in on Vacant and Abandoned Properties

The issues surrounding vacant and abandoned homes have been discussed at length for years, but the National Mortgage Servicing Association has now proposed policies to standardize procedures, definitions, and best practices. What incite are industry experts giving on the prevalent matter?

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The Waiting Game with Vacant Properties

What can companies do to combat all the potential problems that may arise when a property sits vacant for a lengthy period of time while in the process of foreclosure? Chad Mosley, COO of MCS Solutions, sheds some light on the topic.

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The Cost of Fighting Community Blight

A new white paper examines what steps property owners and policymakers can take to prevent the unwanted effects of vacant and abandoned properties.

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Here’s One Way to Fight Zombie Properties

Local municipalities in the areas hit hardest by the foreclosure crisis have made various attempts through legislation to combat the problem of “zombie properties.” How does the most populous town in the U.S. propose to handle the problem?

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