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.
Local Foreclosure Numbers Buck National Trend, SkyrocketSt. Louis leads metro areas in foreclosure activity increase.
Housing Market Rebound ContinuesTraditional homebuyers returning to the market, prices rebounding.
Foreclosures Jump Across St. Louis Area, NationThe 37 percent increase is blamed on banks repossessing homes that were in the foreclosure process.
Report Indicates Home Prices May Have Hit CeilingNumber of homeowners "seriously underwater" rises for first time in three years.
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.
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.
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.
1 in 4 St. Louis Homeowners Underwater on their MortgagesThe number of local homeowners who are still underwater on their mortgages remains high, but there is some light at the end of the tunnel.