Foreclosure Starts Spike In St. Louis AreaProperties starting through process up 219 percent over last year.
Zombie Properties Haunting St. Louis MarketOf the 27,000 vacant properties in the St. Louis area, according to RealtyTrac, nearly 10 percent are in foreclosure. Nationally, that number is about 5 percent.
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.
North County Woman Refuses to Pay Mortgage or Leave HomeShe says she's not going to pay her mortgage until JP Morgan Chase gives her some answers about their mortgage lending practices.
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.
Foreclosure Activity On The RiseForeclosures continue to rise nationwide and St. Louis is no different.
Bank Repossessions Increased in St. Louis Last MonthBank repossessions of homes in St. Louis shot up 30 percent last month, while nationwide they fell one percent.
Anti-Foreclosure Activists Marched in Front of Bank of AmericaAbout 50 activists from Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) came to show their support for the Royston's, a South St. Louis family who has been fighting to keep their home.
Law Makes St. Louis Foreclosure Ordinance MootA Missouri appeals court says a legal dispute over St. Louis County's foreclosure mediation ordinance is moot after a recently enacted state law.
St. Louis Is Top Five For 'Fixer-Upper' BargainsRealty Trac's Daren Blomquist calls the ranking a double-edged sword. "It's a challenge and an opportunity with the vacant homes."
Illinois High Court Ruling Aids Homeowners Facing ForeclosureThe ruling requires lenders to detail their efforts in helping homeowners.