Sheriff’s Sales: 1 in 3 Franklin County Home Sales


Community Research Partners’ third Data Byte is out! This Data Byte looks at sheriff’s sales in Franklin County and its school districts. A sheriff’s sale is the process by which the county sheriff appraises a property’s value and sells it at a foreclosure sale or auction. In 2008, sheriff’s sales represented one in three (32%) […]


Huntington and CHP Announce Mortgage Program

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Press Release: $10 million, 3-year program to help families avoid foreclosure and buy homes Columbus Housing Partnership (CHP) and Huntington Bank took unprecedented action today to stabilize home ownership in Central Ohio. The 3-year, $10 million Huntington Homeownership Alliance, a Strategic Partnership with CHP, will help an estimated 9,000 households through housing counseling, foreclosure avoidance […]


Foreclosure Bus Tours Roll into 2009 Season

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If you’re interested in finding a deal on a foreclosed or pre-foreclosed home, the first step is knowing where to look. Short sales and bank sales typically require an expedited process, so you also need to arm yourself with as much information as possible before diving in. Enter the Columbus Foreclosure Bus Tours. Realtors Donna […]


Columbus gets $22M for Neighborhood Stablization

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Press Release: HUD Approves $100M+ in Neighborhood Stabilization Plans for Twelve Ohio Communities Hard-Hit by Foreclosure Funding aimed at neighborhoods facing potential abandonment and blight U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today approved plans from twelve Ohio communities seeking to recover from the effects of high foreclosures and declining home values. Funded under […]


HUD money to aid foreclosure crisis


  The Dispatch wrote HUD money to aid foreclosure crisis  Tuesday, September 30, 2008 By Robert Vitale Columbus will get more than $22.8 million from a federal program that will help cities deal with foreclosures. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will send money to 22 Ohio cities and counties that have high […]


Potential homebuyers take a tour of properties

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The Dispatch wrote Potential homebuyers take a guided tour of area properties gone bust Monday, March 31, 2008 BY MARK FERENCHIK Welcome to Columbus Foreclosure Bus Tours, where everybody is looking for a deal, a bargain, a steal. As one rider put it, they were going to Sam’s Club instead of Macy’s. The tour yesterday […]


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