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., May 17, 2012 7:05am
In Georgia, bank repossessions, auctions and default notices jumped 22 percent from April 2011. And the state still has the fifth highest foreclosure rate in the nation.
Mon., May 7, 2012 7:05am
Lenders filing complaints against appraisers. They're questioning values placed on homes. Declining market is to blame.
Thu., April 5, 2012 9:00am
Millions of dollars in a fund intended to help unemployed Georgia homeowners avoid foreclosure have gone unspent, even as 12,000 residents get foreclosure notices each month.
Mon., December 12, 2011 5:40pm
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are suspending foreclosures and evictions for the holidays starting next week. Several national banks are joining them in a two-week holiday reprieve, but real estate and housing experts said the break will not help most families save their foreclosed homes.
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.
Fri., April 16, 2010 3:48pm
Joe Brannen denies community banks ever made sub-prime or predatory loans