Occupy Movement Focuses On Foreclosures
Earlier this month, the Occupy Movement called for a nationwide day of action called 'Occupy Our Homes.' The movement has been protesting across the entire country on foreclosure, unemployment, massive pay gaps between the highest-paid and ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 26, 2011 in Real Estate News
Foreclosure Homes Do Not Always Equal Value
Most people believe buying a foreclosed bank owned home is the ticket to automatic savings on their home purchase. Although there can be substantial savings on a foreclosures, it will vary by the home, neighborhood, city and even subdivision. The ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 10, 2011 in Buyer Resources
How Many Deals Are There in the Indianapolis Real Estate Market?
As I was writing a guest post about short sales for a friend of mine, Gena Riede in Sacramento, I took a moment to look at the current stats of active homes in Indianapolis.
These stats cover all the Metro area, gathered from current Indianapolis ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 30, 2011 in Real Estate News
The Severity Of The Foreclosure Crisis Depends On Where You Live
Foreclosures stories dominate the national housing news. It seems at least one foreclosure-related story makes its way to the front page or the nightly news every week. But for as much as the foreclosure filing statistics can be astounding -- over ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 14, 2010 in Real Estate News
Indianapolis Foreclosure Statistics 2003 - 2009
Recently, I was asked to provide some data about the state of foreclosures in Indianapolis and how it is affecting the economy. It was an eye-opening excercise, but certainly not surprising.
While the data reveals the state of foreclosures in ...
Posted by Paula Henry on July 19, 2009 in Real Estate News
Indianapolis Home Sales - Comparing Foreclosure Sales 2007-2008
Soon, I’ll start pulling together the information for both December 2008 market reports and the year on year comparisons. Last month I started a comparison report for 2007 vs. 2008 of home values and percentages of foreclosures versus the ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 6, 2009 in Market Statistics
Real Estate Terms - Distressed Properties
Distressed homes for sale tend to get lumped tgether, but there are some distinct diefferences between these type of sales. Most are simply called foreclosed homes. These are the terms used by our local Board of Realtor listing service to describe ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 24, 2008 in Real Estate Terms
Is Hope for Homeowners a Plan for You?
The Hope for Homeowners (H4H) plan went into affect on October 1st. While, I do believe it is a benefit for some, I don’t think it will help or benefit as many as it should. Many of the homeowners I speak to have to weigh the ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 27, 2008 in Real Estate News
Foreclosure Rates Are Falling (Despite What You See In The Headlines)
According to RealtyTrac, the rate of foreclosures across the U.S. is slowing. Versus May, June foreclosures fell at a 3 percent clip. 25 states showed improvement month-over-month, led by many of the same areas that had fueled foreclosure ...
Posted by Paula Henry on July 13, 2008 in Real Estate News
Working with Banks
You don’t have to search too long to find bank owned homes in the Indianapolis Metropolitan area. There are plenty around town and more than likely some are really good deals. Banked Owned Homes or REO (Real Estate Owned) properties are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 5, 2008 in Real Estate News