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  • 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...
  • Thu., December 20, 2012 4:03pm
    A tax exemption for struggling homeowners could expire at the end of the year. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act keeps the I-R-S from taxing...
  • Thu., December 6, 2012 5:02pm
    Georgia led the nation in foreclosures during the three months that ended Sept. 30. That’s according to data released Thursday by RealtyTrac, which...
  • Mon., August 6, 2012 11:58am
    A court ruling in Georgia could force those foreclosing on homes to disclose who actually owns the loan. The ruling last month said that the name of...
  • Mon., July 2, 2012 4:09pm
    A state law that went into effect on Sunday allows cities and counties to set up vacant and foreclosure property registries. They’re a tool for...
  • Thu., June 14, 2012 3:48pm
    Georgia is now first among states in foreclosures. The online service RealtyTrac says, the state leaped into the top spot in May with about one-in-...
  • Wed., June 13, 2012 7:10pm
    This week the Federal Reserve reported families’ median net worth fell almost 40% between 2007 and 2010. The Fed reports the biggest contributor to...
  • Thu., May 31, 2012 10:01am
    Sales of foreclosed homes accounted for nearly half of all home sales in Georgia during the first three months of the year. That’s according to a...
  • Thu., May 17, 2012 3:06pm
    A new analysis by credit counseling group CredAbility found Georgians are still struggling with high unemployment and low home values, and only...
  • 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....