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Officials Fighting For Foreclosure Reform

Curtis Hertel, the “Register of Deeds” in Ingham County, says current law exposes struggling homeowners to fraud and a variety of scams.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011

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Enrollment Surge In State’s Hardest Hit Fund Helps Reduce Foreclosures

The “Step Forward” awareness effort has helped contribute to a 16 percent decline in Michigan’s foreclosure activity in July from the previous month and a 42 percent decrease in foreclosure activity from July 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2011

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Economics Dept. Too: Real Estate Sales Down

Foreclosure slaes in metro Detroit rose in June from year-ago levels while non-foreclosure sales plunged, according to new figures from the Farmington Hills real estate information form Realcomp II Ltd.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2011

Jobless Rate Continues To Inch Up

The country’s jobless rate inched up this past week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2011

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Report: Home Prices At Lowest Levels Since 2006

According to a new report, home prices in the country’s major metro areas, including Detroit, have sunk to their lowest level since 2006.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2011

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Home Builders Pessimistic On Sales Outlook

You’re not going to find much optimism out of home builders these days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2011


Michigan Home Sales Continue To Drop

Home sales numbers have fallen 4.9 percent in Livingston, Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties for the month of April over 2010 numbers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2011


The Pitfalls Of Purchasing A Home On The Cheap

There are houses in the suburbs going for as little as $6,000 — seemingly the deal of a lifetime. Should you take the plunge on one of these properties?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2011

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Census: Rise In Mich. Homeowner, Rental Vacancies

The number of empty homes and vacant rental properties grew by nearly 50 percent in Michigan over the past decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2011


Senator Levin: Lender Abuse In Detroit

Michigan U.S. Senator Carl Levin is pushing to have the Justice Department look into reports of lender abuse in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2011