Jacksonville Real Estate Market

Jacksonville, Florida

As Prices Rise, Banks Repossess More Homes

As homes gain more value nationwide, banks are acting faster on delinquent loans and repossessing more homes.

Big Banks Bet on Jumbo Mortgages Again

Since the housing crash began, the market for these securities has been close to nothing. Now that is beginning to change.

As Mortgages Improve, Old Ills Still Hit Big Banks

The number of homeowners falling behind on mortgages for the first time has fallen close to pre-housing-crisis levels.

Housing Foreclosures Start to ‘Flare-Up’ Again

Banks are repossessing fewer homes, in fact the fewest since March of 2007, but in some states that may be about to change, according to a new report from RealtyTrac.

Foreclosures Fall Due to New Laws

A new law in California makes it much harder and potentially more costly for banks to foreclose.

Foreclosures Fall Due to New Laws

A new law in California makes it much harder and potentially more costly for banks to foreclose.

When Banks Walk Away, Homeowners Don’t Always Win

A growing number of empty homes are not actually foreclosures. The borrowers still own them, whether they know it or not.

Banks Pay Big for Robo-Signing…Again

Ten banks will pay $8.5 billion to borrowers for so-called "robo-signing."

Housing Alert: Short Sales May Be in Big Trouble

The government has been pushing more short sales at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac through financial incentives, and banks are streamlining the process. But all the progress that has been made could end abruptly.

Big Banks Pushed to Outsource Mortgages

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed new rules for mortgage servicers designed to protect borrowers and get them faster, more effective and informative service.

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