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As more home owners have fallen behind on their mortgages, many local markets have been flooded with distressed sale properties—short sales or actual foreclosures—demanding that REALTORS® develop new skills to respond on behalf of their clients and their communities.

December 12, 2014
On December 9, 2014, the U.S. Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development held a hearing entitled, “Inequality, Opportunity, and the Housing Market.”
June 3, 2014
The steady improvement in house prices and employment coupled with the 2013 refinance boom had a significant impact on foreclosures nationally.
Topics: Foreclosures
May 8, 2014
The latest Realtors® Confidence Index shows the market share of all-cash purchases is rising, despite declines in distressed sales and investor activity.
March 6, 2014
Rising home values and an improved economy changed the foreclosure picture dramatically over the last two years. Find out how your market performed.
Topics: Foreclosures
February 25, 2014
Now that the worst of the foreclosure crisis is in the rearview mirror, former home owners who lost their homes to a short sale or foreclosure are re-entering the housing market.


Related Resources

Resources For Realtors®
Field Guide to Foreclosures
Quiz: Test Your Foreclosure IQ

Resources For Homeowners, Buyers and Sellers
Foreclosure Process: How State Laws Vary

Home Ownership Matters:
What is a Zombie Foreclosure?

Home Ownership Matters:
Adverse Posession: Something for Nothing?

Protecting Tenants in Foreclosures

Learn more about the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act

Video: Tenant Rights in Foreclosure Listings

A 2009 federal law provides protections to tenants when the owner of their property is foreclosed upon. Here's what you need to know.