Latest Foreclosure Numbers a Mixed Bag for St. Louis AreaForeclosure starts drop below pre-recession levels. Repossessions still high.
Foreclosures Jump Across St. Louis Area, NationThe 37 percent increase is blamed on banks repossessing homes that were in the foreclosure process.
Foreclosure Filings Drop in St. Louis Area, But Ferguson Remains UnderwaterNew numbers released this morning show foreclosure filings in the St. Louis area are way down, but there are troubling signs in Ferguson.
St. Louis Sees Less Foreclosures But More Homeowners Underwater New figures released this morning bring mixed news for the St. Louis housing market.
Report: 1 in 4 St. Louis Homeowners UnderwaterRealtyTrac reports that nationally, 17 percent of homeowners still owe more than their home is worth. In St. Louis, that number is 23 percent.
Foreclosures Down 5 Percent Nationally, 55 Percent in St. LouisAn expert says it's because home values are recovering, so even those who're having trouble have a better shot at refinancing or selling.
Report: St. Louis Housing Market Behind the Rest of the CountryThe latest figures from RealtyTrac show a 9 percent drop in underwater homeowners nationally in the last year, but only a two percent drop in St. Louis.
St. Louis Sees Spike in Foreclosures this Month, But Experts Aren't WorriedThe number of homes being foreclosed on in the St. Louis area are down, with one exception: those in the final stage of foreclosure.
Fed Delays Taper, Good News for HomebuyersMortgage rates have risen in the past few months putting a slight crinkle in the slowly improving St. Louis market.
St. Louis Home Sales Up, Housing Prices DownRealtyTrac Vice President Daren Blomquist says that while local sales increased nine percent in June over last year, sale prices here decreased by eight percent.