Massachusetts is experiencing a downward trend in foreclosures linked to the  improving job market and recovery of the housing market. (credit: AP)

Foreclosure Activity On Rise In Mass., Report Finds

A new report says foreclosure activity is continuing its steady increase in Massachusetts.


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Downward Foreclosure Trend Continues In Massachusetts

The number of foreclosure petitions filed in Massachusetts has remained below 1,000 for the fourth month in a row after the petitions marking the first step in the foreclosure process fell more than 38 percent in February when compared with a year ago.


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Governor Signs Bill To Help Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has given final approval to legislation that seeks to prevent home foreclosures by forcing mortgage lenders to offer modifications on certain “risky” loans.

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Police: Foreclosure Service Crews Stole Vintage Muscle Car

Nearly five months after Aaron Dahrooge discovered his beloved muscle car had gone missing, the 1973 Dodge Charger has been recovered.


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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Bailout Double Standard

Romney negotiated a $10 million federal bailout for his company, but has called for foreclosures to be allowed to “hit bottom” and letting Detroit go bankrupt.


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Mattapan Community Development Corporation Files For Bankruptcy Protection

The Mattapan Community Development Corporation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, after one of it’s largest mortgage lenders, OneUnited Bank, began foreclosure proceedings.


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Top Consumer Complaints Of 2011

Complaints about home improvement contractors, along with used cars, insurance policies and foreclosure scams were among the top consumer gripes in Massachusetts.


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Historic Roxbury Church Facing Possible Foreclosure

Politicians, religious leaders, and churchgoers all banded together Sunday to rally to save the historic Charles Street AME church, which has been threatened with possible foreclosure.


Rents Hit Record High, Apartments Scarce In Boston-Area

Finding an apartment in the Boston-area can be a difficult — and expensive — proposition these days.


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Deadline Looming For Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

The deadline for Massachusetts homeowners who are facing foreclosure to apply for an emergency loan is fast approaching.