Mon., April 15, 2013 9:00am
Nationwide data compiled by Zillow identified the worst 1 percent of ZIP codes for mortgage debt exceeding home value. Georgia has nearly a quarter of the ZIP codes. Michigan is second. Many of the Georgia ZIP codes make a crescent around Atlanta's southern flank.
Thu., June 7, 2012 4:30pm
Research firm CoreLogic reported this week that Georgia home prices fell another 5.6 percent in April compared to a year ago. Some analysts say new Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac rules for short sales could help stabilize Georgia’s housing market, where prices have fallen 36 percent in the last six years.
Thu., April 12, 2012 10:00am
For the first quarter this year, Georgia had more than 34,000 foreclosure filings. That means one in every 119 homes in the state has a filing now. Both numbers are in the top 10 in the nation.
Fri., August 19, 2011 12:00pm
Georgia foreclosures were up in July despite a national downward trend. July foreclosures across the country dropped 7% from June to a four-year low. But in Georgia, they jumped 18%. One expert says, Georgia could be on the leading edge of a forclosure ramp-up after a temporary lull.
Thu., September 9, 2010 3:34pm
Fifty million dollars from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is intended to help Georgia communities affected by high foreclosure rates. But it could be some time before recipients know how they can spend the money.
Mon., November 2, 2009 2:45pm
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