South Bend Foreclosures – What banks sold in the first quarter of 2012

April 22, 2012

Here’s a snapshot of the foreclosure market in St. Joseph County (primarily South Bend / Mishawaka / Granger) for the first quarter of 2012. There were 131 such foreclosures sold, but just 12 at $100k+. Here are all the recorded sales prices: Click on the images below for interactive maps with details. You’ll need to […]

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Foreclosures Aren’t the Problem – They Can be the Answer: A Look at Twyckenham Hills and Broadmoor

January 16, 2011

The fall in real estate prices has been tough on many people who purchaed homes near the peak of the market, especially those who bought with little or no downpayment. And it’s going to take some time before we regain any balance between the demand for homes and the number for sale. It’s a well covered […]

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Search South Bend Area Foreclosures

April 10, 2009

Foreclosures continue to make the headlines, yet they’ve been difficult to search online. There are a few subscription sites that offer details on bank owned homes, but many of the homes on those sites have already sold.  Today, I’m happy to open a beta version of’s South Bend Area Foreclosure Search. It is in development […]

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Search the South Bend MLS for Foreclosed Homes

February 18, 2009

The South Bend-Mishawaka MLS today added a requirement that listing agents disclose when a property is a foreclosure. It is a mandatory and searchable field. Previously the best way to find them was to search for hints such as an owner name “CORP” or “bank owned” in the remarks. All new listings will have this […]

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South Bend Foreclosures: Large Lots

January 29, 2009

It’s easy to get the idea that foreclosures are a city problem, and that all the houses are in the city or in the suburbs. It’s also wrong. There are bank owned properties in the rural areas of St. Joseph County Indiana too. 12599 Dragoon Trail in Mishawaka is the such a house. It’s listed […]

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