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Report: Fewer homeowners have negative equity

12. September 2012

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While the number and percentage of homeowners who owe more than their home is worth is dropping, it remains high, according to a report from CoreLogic, a national real estate analytics firm. Nationally, 10.8 million, or 22.3 percent, of all residential properties with a mortgage had negative equity at the end of the second quarter […]

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Report: Colorado is second-riskiest state for wildfire damage

10. September 2012

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Colorado, California and Texas have the highest number of homes at high risk of property damage from wildfires, according to CoreLogic, a real estate analytics firm. The wildfire hazard risk report identifies 740,000 residences in 13 states in the Western half of the country that are rated as high or very high risk for wildfire […]

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Investors buy 5 properties

6. September 2012

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Investors bought five of the 28 properties that sold in the El Paso County Public Trustee foreclosure sale Wednesday, Sept. 5. The others were sold to the original lenders. Alan McMullen paid $214,600 for a 2,073-square-foot two-story home built in 1996 at 1416 Heidi Ln. (80907). That was more than lender The Bank of New […]

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CoreLogic: Home prices in Colorado Springs rise

4. September 2012

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Home prices in Colorado Springs, including distressed properties, increased 3.9 percent in July 2012 compared to July 2011, according to national analytics firm CoreLogic. That is right in line with the national trend, where home prices, including distressed properties, increased 3.8 percent. On a month-over-month basis, home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 0.9 percent […]

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