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|Friday, January 13, 2012|
Foreclosure filings fell 34% nationwide in 2011, to their lowest level since 2007.
RealtyTrac, a California-based foreclosure listings website, said nearly 1.9 million homes saw a foreclosure filing last year. That amounts to 1.45 percent of all U.S. homes, or one in 69 housing units.
But RealtyTrac and other foreclosure monitors believe banks have resumed many of the delayed foreclosure proceedings, and that 2012 may bring another spike in foreclosure activity.
In Oregon, 22,492 homes -- 1.37 percent -- saw a foreclosure notice. That's a 39.1 percent decline from 2010. The state's worst foreclosure rates were in Deschutes, Crook, Jackson, Clackamas and Jefferson counties.
Read more at OregonLive.com.
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BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.
Monday, August 25, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST BLOGGER
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BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Kim Ierian, President of Concorde Career Colleges, and Deborah Edward, Executive Director of Business for Culture & the Arts, share their recent reads.
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BY KIM MOORE
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Portland is in the middle of another construction boom, with residential and office projects springing up downtown, in the Pearl and Old Town. OB Web Editor Jessica Ridgway documents the new wave.
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