foreclosure http://wshu.org en NY offers free loans to halt foreclosures http://wshu.org/post/ny-offers-free-loans-halt-foreclosures <p></p><p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is launching a free loan program to help homeowners struggling to avoid foreclosure. Homeowners can borrow up to $40,000 interest free.</p><p></p><p>The loans are aimed at homeowners trying to secure mortgage modifications which may be stalled because of small outstanding debts like back taxes or delinquent second mortgages.</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:55:17 +0000 Charles Lane 19742 at http://wshu.org NY offers free loans to halt foreclosures Study: Hartford worst city in nation for underwater homes, Bridgeport 10th http://wshu.org/post/study-hartford-worst-city-nation-underwater-homes-bridgeport-10th <p>Of the top 100 cities around the country with homes under water financially, Hartford has the most. More than half of homeowners there owe more than their homes are worth, <a href="http://diversity.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/HaasInsitute_UnderwaterAmerica_PUBLISH_0.pdf">accord</a><a href="http://diversity.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/HaasInsitute_UnderwaterAmerica_PUBLISH_0.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">ing to a study</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> out Thursday.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 21:18:12 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 17084 at http://wshu.org Big-time home sales stoking Northeast real estate market http://wshu.org/post/big-time-home-sales-stoking-northeast-real-estate-market <p></p><p>The housing market is trying to regain its footing, yet sales have slipped in much of the country. One exception is in Connecticut, where sales – especially of expensive homes – are doing well. We look at one history-making sale in Greenwich, Connecticut that's setting the tone for springtime homesellers.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:43:25 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 16322 at http://wshu.org Connecticut Plagued by a Soaring Foreclosure Rate http://wshu.org/post/connecticut-plagued-soaring-foreclosure-rate <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Last month, foreclosure filings sunk to the lowest number since the housing crisis began eight years ago. Home prices are up nationwide. But the recovery isn’t being felt everywhere. In fact, in some states like&nbsp;</strong><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Connecticut, foreclosures are soaring.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:46:23 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 10728 at http://wshu.org Connecticut Plagued by a Soaring Foreclosure Rate