The housing market began to rebound from the Great Recession five years ago. But Ohio continues to be a national leader in troubled mortgages. 


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.

Foreclosure activity in central Ohio decline last month.

Home repossessions rose in Ohio and the U.S. in September.

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.

The mortgage listing service RealtyTrac says central Ohio home repossesssions nearly doubled in May as compared with April.

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.

Foreclosure activity in central Ohio declined in February.

A new report shows Franklin County is a popular place for first-time homebuyers. 

13 percent of central Ohio homeowners owe more on their mortgage than the value of their home.

The number of foreclosures in the U.S. fell by 18 percent last year, as compared with 2013.

Foreclosures declined by 5 percent in central Ohio last month.

The foreclosure listing service Realtytrac says foreclosure activity in Ohio declined by 11.6 percent last month.

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.

Foreclosure activity declined in central Ohio last month compared with April.

Foreclosure activity in Ohio fell in February by 6 percent as compared with the previous month.

Banks repossessed 4 percent fewer U.S. homes in January as compared with December.

Ohio, U.S. Foreclosure Activity Declined In November

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

Nov 14, 2013

The foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac says banks initiated actions against nearly 59 thousand U.S. homes in October.

Foreclosure Activity Decreases

Aug 15, 2013

The U.S. is on track to end the year with the fewest homes repossessed by lenders in six years.