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ATTOM Data Solutions Sees Slide in Zombie Foreclosures
The living dead are on the run this Halloween season; at least those that are vacant houses. ATTOM Data Solutions reported today the number of foreclosed homes sitting empty across the country (known as zombie foreclosures) has fallen 4.4% in the past three months.
Why it matters: The number-cruncher’s quarterly report also says the number of homes in the foreclosure process itself also has fallen, but the expiration of moratoriums and no stimulus help for the unemployed in sight could soon make things downright scary.
NAR Reports Dip in Month-Over-Month Sales
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) says house sales, as measured by new contracts signed, fell 2.2% in September from October after four straight months of gains. However, the sales