Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Auction Action Stateside

Fannie Mae Foreclosure Sale at 50 Cents on $1 Shows Price Reset

uctions are resetting real estate values at the neighborhood level, while President Barack Obama tries to find a way to limit foreclosures and revitalize the worst housing market since the Great Depression. Bargain hunters such as Parkin, a 50- year-old aerospace engineer who is shopping for a personal residence, and mom-and-pop investors on the prowl for rental properties, aren’t waiting for federal aid. They are buying foreclosed properties for as little as 10 cents on the dollar. Lenders seized 9,787 houses a day in December, or almost seven a minute. Even after the 26 percent drop in residential prices since June 2007, there are enough unsold homes to last 9.3 months at the current sales rate.

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  • [email protected]… “uctions”!

    I do not like the headline, but the article has a raft of information.

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