foreclosures http://wmub.org en Get foreclosure help during phone-a-thon http://wmub.org/post/get-foreclosure-help-during-phone-thon <p></p><p>Certified homeownership counselors will spend Wednesday answering phones and doling out help. Several agencies are coming together for a foreclosure prevention phone-a-thon.</p><p>Debbie Somerville is with Save the Dream Ohio, one of the agencies staffing the phone bank.</p><p>&quot;Ohio is back up as one of the top five (states) in foreclosures in the nation,&quot; she says. &quot;To put that in context, that&#39;s about one in 500 homes.&quot;</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:55:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 18196 at http://wmub.org Get foreclosure help during phone-a-thon Cincinnati/Middletown: Bottom 20 for real estate recovery http://wmub.org/post/cincinnatimiddletown-bottom-20-real-estate-recovery <p>In its first-ever Housing Market Recovery Index, <a href="http://www.realtytrac.com/">RealtyTrac </a>reports the <strong>Cincinnati/Middletown market is in the&nbsp; bottom 20 markets&nbsp;which lag&nbsp;the real estate recovery nationally. </strong>(among the 100 markets ranked by RealtyTrac)</p><p>The index was calculated based on these seven different factors:</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 04:01:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 16259 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati/Middletown: Bottom 20 for real estate recovery Ohio #4 for owner-vacated foreclosures http://wmub.org/post/ohio-4-owner-vacated-foreclosures <p>A new report released Thursday&nbsp;from <a href="http://www.realtytrac.com/">RealtyTrac</a>&nbsp;finds <strong>Ohio fourth on the list </strong>among owners who had vacated 167,680 foreclosure properties nationwide. Vacant foreclosures represent 20 percent of all U.S. properties in the foreclosure process.</p><p>Florida was first with 55,503, or 33%. Illinois posted the second highest total (17,672), followed by California (9,802), Ohio (9,723), and New York (9,173).&nbsp; The tenth largest metro area for vacant foreclosures was the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 04:01:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 14020 at http://wmub.org Ohio #4 for owner-vacated foreclosures Which parts of Hamilton County had most foreclosures in 2012? http://wmub.org/post/which-parts-hamilton-county-had-most-foreclosures-2012 <p>As <a href="http://www.wvxu.org/post/ohio-foreclosures-continue-climb" target="_blank">WVXU reported earlier</a>, Ohio is bucking a nationwide decline when it comes to home foreclosures. The state's <strong>foreclosures numbers increased in 2012</strong>.</p><p>An <strong><a href="http://www.wincincy.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Foreclosure-Report-2012_WebCopy.pdf" target="_blank">annual study</a></strong> by <a href="http://www.wincincy.org/?p=2854" target="_blank">Working In Neighborhoods</a> finds completed foreclosures in Hamilton County rose 45 percent from 2011 to 2012.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:20:28 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12007 at http://wmub.org