Posts Tagged ‘foreclosures’

RealtyTrac: State’s foreclosures fell during first quarter

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The number of Mississippi homeowners ensnarled in foreclosure dropped during the first quarter of 2011, although lenders still seized 594 properties, a national foreclosure tracking firm said today. For January-through-March, 1,083 properties in the state were hit by some kind of foreclosure-related action, ranging from an initial default notice to outright repossession, […] [...]

Foreclosures prove mixed bag in Magnolia State

by Published: January 27,2011

Tags: economy, foreclosures, housing, mortgage

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — As the national home foreclosure crisis spread out of its initial hotspots, foreclosure activity fell last year in Jackson, while rising sharply in Gulfport-Biloxi, a national tracking firm said Thursday. Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac said that nationally, foreclosure filings for homeowners increased in 72 percent of the 206 metropolitan areas it surveyed. Those […] [...]

Survey: State’s foreclosures soared in 2010

by Published: January 13,2011

Tags: economy, foreclosures, homes, housing, mortgages, real estate

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Although Mississippi has avoided the crux of the national housing crisis, the number of properties targeted by foreclosure filings in 2010 jumped more than twofold from two years ago, a national tracking firm said today. In addition, foreclosure action picked up in the state during the latter portion of the year. Irvine, […] [...]

Report: Foreclosures tumbled in state in November

by Published: December 16,2010

Tags: foreclosures, housing, mortgage

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Foreclosure actions against Mississippi homeowners in November dropped 16 percent from October — a seasonal trend likely pushed farther by delays stemming from questions about the legality of some proposed seizures, a national foreclosure tracking group said today. Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac said 431 properties in Mississippi were the target of some sort […] [...]

Foreclosures up in Jackson, Gulfport-Biloxi

by Published: October 28,2010

Tags: foreclosures, RealtyTrac

Two Mississippi areas – Jackson and Gulfport-Biloxi – recorded increases in foreclosure actions against delinquent homeowners during the third quarter, a national tracking organization said Thursday. Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac surveyed actions against homeowners behind on their loans, ranging from an initial notice of default to outright lender repossession. Although Jackson and Gulfport-Biloxi posted double-digit increases […] [...]

Citigroup earns $2.15B as failed loans decrease

by Published: October 18,2010

Tags: Citigroup, foreclosures, real estate, stock market

NEW YORK – Citigroup Inc., one of the largest banks in the world, reported its third straight quarter of profit Monday in another sign that the American consumer is healing. The New York bank, which is still 12 percent owned by the government, earned $2.15 billion, or 7 cents per share, in the three months […] [...]

U.S. foreclosures continue to soar

by Published: September 16,2010

Tags: economy, foreclosures, homes, housing, mortgages, real estate

LOS ANGELES — Lenders took back more homes in August than in any month since the start of the U.S. mortgage crisis. The increase in home repossessions came even as the number of properties entering the foreclosure process slowed for the seventh month in a row, foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc. said today. In all, […] [...]

State’s foreclosure rate among lowest in U.S.

by Published: August 12,2010

Tags: foreclosures, mortgage, real estate

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The number of Mississippi residents faced with the loss of their homes through foreclosure rose in July, but the rate still is one of the lowest in the United States. RealtyTrac, which tracks foreclosure actions nationwide, said that 415 homeowners received a foreclosure-related notice last month. Those notices range from an initial […] [...]

Foreclosures down in Jackson, up on the Coast

by Published: July 29,2010

Tags: foreclosures, housing, mortgage, real estate

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Fewer foreclosure notices are going out in Jackson — but more homeowners in Gulfport-Biloxi are getting into mortgage trouble. RealtyTrac, which tracks foreclosures nationwide, reports 527 foreclosure notices in Jackson during the first half of 2010, affecting one in every 423 homes. That’s down 39 percent from the first half of 2009 […] [...]

State’s foreclosure rate plummets

by Published: May 13,2010

Tags: foreclosures, housing, housing crisis, real estate

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Foreclosure actions against Mississippi homeowners fell 29 percent from March to April. That is according to Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac, which counts foreclosure actions nationwide. Last month, there were 369 foreclosure-related notices in Mississippi — down 29 percent from March and up 10 percent April 2009. Those notices range from an initial notice […] [...]

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