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Pima County housing showing recovery

Arizona's housing recovery is real and sustainable, a new national report says.

April 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Horne funds transfer affirmed in AZ ruling

PHOENIX - Attorney General Tom Horne did nothing wrong in transferring $50 million from a nationwide mortgage settlement to the state general fund to balance the budget, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
More avoid foreclosures locally; short sales are key

More avoid foreclosures locally; short sales are key

For the first time since the Great Recession, the number of Tucson-area homeowners who avoided foreclosure increased in 2012.

January 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mortgage-refi event lends hope

Mortgage-refi event lends hope

Robert Botello, facing, with Citigroup, meets with Deborah and Owen Edwards during NACA's American Dream Event at the Tucson Expo Center. The mortgage-counseling program will continue through Tuesday.

October 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Mortgage-refi event lends hope

Mortgage-refi event lends hope

Clutching tote bags, accordion files and shoe boxes stuffed with paperwork, dozens of homeowners waited in line Friday for the chance to lower their mortgage payments.

October 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Mortgage relief goal of 5-day Tucson event

An event designed for "homeowners who have lost hope" will be in Tucson for five days beginning Friday.

October 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Mixed outlook for home sales here

Mixed outlook for home sales here

Tucson's most expensive homes are beginning to sell again, but the wave of foreclosures housing-market observers expected to have slowed hasn't let up much.

October 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Mortgage debt relief may bring tax pain

WASHINGTON - Struggling homeowners who obtain reductions in their mortgage debt face a new obstacle starting next year - a bill for taxes on that aid.

September 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Judge to rule on mortgage-settlement funds

PHOENIX - Housing advocacy groups asked a judge Wednesday to void a decision by lawmakers to take $50 million from the cash Arizona got as its share of a nationwide mortgage fraud settlement.

August 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson-area foreclosure rates dipped in May

Foreclosure and mortgage delinquency rates among Tucson area homeowners were lower in May than among Arizonans and among Americans more broadly, data from real estate data analysis firm CoreLogic Inc. show.

July 25, 2012 1:23 pmLoading…

Tucson-area foreclosure filings up for last 4 mos.

The "shadow inventory" of homes held up in the foreclosure process while lenders weathered the robo-signing scandal may be coming into the light.

June 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Foreclosure-aid funds should be used as intended

Arizona has been ground zero of the foreclosure crisis for five years.

May 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Minorities fail to keep up, even during recovery

WASHINGTON - Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.

April 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona tops US in foreclosures for month

Arizona has broken Nevada's 62-month streak as the foreclosure capital of the nation.

April 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Bias seen in foreclosure upkeep

Bias seen in foreclosure upkeep

Investigators for the National Fair Housing Alliance visited this home in the Maryvale neighborhood in Phoenix and found the property covered in graffiti and boarded up.

April 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Bias seen in foreclosure upkeep

Bias seen in foreclosure upkeep

WASHINGTON - Banks are neglecting foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods compared with those in white communities, according to a housing advocacy group that said it will file Fair Housing Act complaints over the supposed practice.

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Foreclosures in February up 20% over year earlier

The number of foreclosure notices issued in the Tucson area spiked in February after ebbing for the last several months.

March 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Lawsuits: Banks not honoring home deals

Lawsuits: Banks not honoring home deals

LOS ANGELES - Grocery store owners William and Esperanza Casco were making enough money to stay current on their mortgage, but when JPMorgan Chase & Co. offered a plan that reduced their payments, they figured they could use the extra cash and signed up.

November 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Lawsuits: Banks not honoring home deals

Lawsuits: Banks not honoring home deals

Members of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment protest outside bank offices in that state to call for bank accountability, a foreclosure moratorium and loan modifications. Across the country, people are saying - some through lawsuits - that banks didn't honor deals regardi…

November 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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