RealtyTrac Ohio Second In The Nation For Negative Home Equity By Jim Letizia • May 5, 2017 housingwire.com The housing market began to rebound from the Great Recession five years ago. But Ohio continues to be a national leader in troubled mortgages. Ohio Homeowners High On List Of Underwater Mortgages By Jim Letizia • Feb 20, 2017 pftoday.com Four Ohio cities are in the top five in the U.S. for the greatest number of seriously underwater home mortgages, according to a recent report by a real estate information service. Local Foreclosure Activity Declines By Jim Letizia • Jun 17, 2016 Foreclosure activity in central Ohio decline last month. Home Repossessions Up In September By Jim Letizia • Oct 15, 2015 Home repossessions rose in Ohio and the U.S. in September. Foreclosures Down In Central Ohio, Nation In First Six Months Of 2015 By Jim Letizia • Jul 17, 2015 The listing service RealtyTrac says there were nearly 49 hundred foreclosure related documents filed in the first half of the year in central Ohio, down 16 percent from the same period in 2014. Lenders Repossessed More Central Ohio Homes In May By Jim Letizia • Jun 19, 2015 The mortgage listing service RealtyTrac says central Ohio home repossesssions nearly doubled in May as compared with April. Foreclosures Down, Repossessions Up In April By Jim Letizia • May 21, 2015 The mortgage tracking service RealtyTrac says the number of central Ohio homes falling into foreclosure dropped in April by 55 percent as compared with the same month a year ago. Central Ohio Foreclosure Activity Declined In February By Jim Letizia • Mar 20, 2015 Foreclosure activity in central Ohio declined in February. Report: Franklin County In Top Ten For First-Time Homebuyers By Jim Letizia • Mar 17, 2015 A new report shows Franklin County is a popular place for first-time homebuyers. Rate Of Central Ohio Homes "Under Water" Mirrors The Nation By Jim Letizia • Jan 23, 2015 13 percent of central Ohio homeowners owe more on their mortgage than the value of their home. Foreclosures In U.S., Central Ohio Declined In 2014 By Jim Letizia • Jan 16, 2015 The number of foreclosures in the U.S. fell by 18 percent last year, as compared with 2013. Decline In Central Ohio Foreclosures In August By Jim Letizia • Sep 12, 2014 Foreclosures declined by 5 percent in central Ohio last month. Foreclosures Declined In Ohio In July By Jim Letizia • Aug 14, 2014 The foreclosure listing service Realtytrac says foreclosure activity in Ohio declined by 11.6 percent last month. Fewer Central Ohio Mortgages "Under Water" By Jim Letizia • Jul 25, 2014 The mortgage listing service RealtyTrac says 21 percent of central Ohio homeowners owe at least 25 percent more on their mortgages than the value of the homes. Foreclosures In Ohio And The Region Declined Last Month By Jim Letizia • Jun 12, 2014 Foreclosure activity declined in central Ohio last month compared with April. February Foreclosure Activity Declines By Jim Letizia • Mar 14, 2014 Foreclosure activity in Ohio fell in February by 6 percent as compared with the previous month. More Ohio Homes Entered Foreclosure Process In January By Jim Letizia • Feb 13, 2014 Banks repossessed 4 percent fewer U.S. homes in January as compared with December. Ohio, U.S. Foreclosure Activity Declined In November By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Dec 12, 2013 The number of U.S homes entering the foreclosure process or repossessed by lenders in November fell by 10 percent from October, and by 32 percent from the same month a year ago. Foreclosure Filings In Ohio Increased In October By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 14, 2013 The foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac says banks initiated actions against nearly 59 thousand U.S. homes in October. Foreclosure Activity Decreases By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 15, 2013 The U.S. is on track to end the year with the fewest homes repossessed by lenders in six years. Ohio Foreclosures Decline By Jim Letizia • Jun 13, 2013 The foreclosure listing service RealtyTrac says Ohio foreclosure filings fell sharply in May, but the state had one of the highest rates in the country. Foreclosure Activity Up 12 Percent By Jim Letizia • May 9, 2013 Ohio foreclosure activity rose by 12 percent in April to the third-highest level in the nation, fueled by an increase in repossessions and sheriff's auctions. Ohio Foreclosure Filings Increase By Jim Letizia • Mar 14, 2013 Ohio foreclosure filings rose in February as lenders continued working through a backlog of cases. Ohio Foreclosures Decline By Jim Letizia • Feb 15, 2013 The mortgage research firm RealtyTrac says foreclosure filings in Ohio fell by 23 percent in January from December's figures. 2012 Saw Foreclosures Decline By Jim Letizia • Jan 17, 2013 The listing service RealtyTrac says banks took possession of fewer U.S. homes in 2012 than a year earlier. Ohio Short Sales Increase By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Dec 6, 2012 The foreclosure listing service RealtyTrac says sales of U.S. homes facing foreclosure are on the rise and outpacing sales of bank-owned homes.