Monthly Archives: March 2010

Foreclosure, Day 59; The Neighborhood Changes

What with the price of houses in our community falling like a rock, our neighborhood’s foreclosed homes are filling back up. New activity, new faces, new neighbor complaints…already. The family across the street that just moved in about a month … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Days 57&58;Home Prices Going Down

New article from today’s Yahoo: http://realestate.yahoo.com/promo/spring-outlook-housing-sales-are-looking-as-bleak-as-ever Yes, housing prices will continue doing a downward dog; this has been the trend in Stockton where our house is for quite awhile now. Seeing these articles continues to affirm our decision on a … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Days 55&56;Moving On

Saturday March 27th, and Sunday, March, 28th. One of the better quotes I have read, this one out of the NY Times: “The housing market is the Vietnam War of the American financial system. The federal government is in so … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Day 54; IndyMac Offers

Now that we’re almost 60 days behind in payments we are starting to get letters from IndyMac with offers of plans that may help. Of course we have to talk to the financial person to discuss and see if we … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Day 53; Another New Program

I guess the administration will keep coming up with new plans until one works. I just read the following attached article and once again my husband and I will not qualify, there has to be a hardship. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100325/ap_on_bi_ge/us_mortgage_aid It’s starting … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Day 52; Only The Shadow Knows

The number of houses on the market, existing and new, is an astronomical number; and then there’s the inventory that’s in the pipeline; and then there’s the homes that will soon be in the pipeline lineup. And then there are … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Day 51; Zillow Check

For keeping our neighborhood foreclosures real in my brain I frequent Zillow every now and again. I’m usually not surprised anymore, but today I am. Three homes newly listed on Zillow as foreclosures. They’ve been on Zillow 3, 5, and … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Day 50; Illusion

Articles pop up here and there about the housing market finally hitting bottom; not just yet, my friends. http://mortgage.freedomblogging.com/2010/03/01/foreclosures-so-far-just-tip-of-the-iceberg/27773/

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Foreclosure, Day 49; Moving Forward

Sunday evening. A weekend spent looking at rentals. One has to look forward and plan and dream about the future. My husband and I have moved so many times during our lives together and do not hesitate on the upcoming relocation … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Day 48; The Credit Score Bamboozle

Read this and laugh… or weep, which ever comes to mind first.  Is this just not really messed up or what? Credit scores can drop after getting loan help – Yahoo! Finance (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Credit-scores-can-drop-after-apf-1601705094.html?x=0) I have nothing more to say. This … Continue reading

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