More people moving to Oregon

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) By Les Christie January 7, 2014: 7:09 AM ET

Oregon was the number one destination among people who moved from one state to another last year.

More than 61% of all interstate moves made in Oregon were for people coming to live in the state, according to United Van Lines’ annual migration study, which tracked 129,000 moves in the United States in 2013. …

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After slow start, Legislature asked to expand foreclosure mediation program

By: Elliot Njus, The Oregonian

Feb 16, 2013

Seven months into Oregon’s much-touted foreclosure mediation program, after $400,000 in state payments for a program that was supposed to be self-sustaining, the numbers are in: Six mediations held, five foreclosures averted, another 45 in the pipeline. …

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The States of Foreclosure

Housing prices stabilize when lenders can enforce contracts.

January 8, 2013, 7:05 p.m. ET

A version of this article appeared January 9, 2013, on page A12 in the U.S. edition of The Wall Street Journal, with the headline: The States of Foreclosure.

One reason for optimism in the New Year is the housing market, which continues to heal despite the weak economic recovery. Case-Shiller, Lender Processing Services and other data trackers are reporting recoveries in many regions. Even more noteworthy is that the rebound is strongest in states that let lenders enforce contracts. …

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Judicial Foreclosures Rising in Oregon

From: KEZI News

By: Jennifer Richardson

Posted on: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. — New legislation is prompting lenders to take on new tactics to get paid for home mortgages.

Eugene-based Gorilla Capital says it’s more difficult for lenders to just foreclose on properties now. Instead, they’re suing to get their money through what’s called a judicial foreclosure. …

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