Real Estate News – June 16, 2011

Signs of a Real Estate Recovery? (via REALTORMag):

Foreclosure processing delays helped significantly reduce the number of families that received mortgage default notices both in Minnesota and across the country last month, according to data released this morning by RealtyTrac (via

It’s been a ponderous question that has stumped even my smartest sources: While Minnesota has a relatively better economy and a consistently average foreclosure rate, why are foreclosures as percentage of all home sales among the highest in the nation? (via

A man who tried to stall the foreclosure of his San Diego County home by making up a court order and signing the name of a fictional judge has pleaded guilty to federal charges (via

Judge finds Maryland HOA cannot fine rulebreaker (via