Archive for November, 2012

How a Vacant Property Registry Can Keep Home Values from Falling

There are many homeowners looking to buy new homes because of all-time low interest rates and the fact that home prices are at a record low.  However, many are stuck in their current homes because they simply cannot afford to get out from under their existing mortgage obligation.  To compound matters, home values are on the decline because the foreclosure rate around many occupied homes is at an all-time high.  Although there is little homeowners can do to help improve the overall housing market value, implementing a vacant property registry in your community is one way to make sure vacant… Read more »