News of the day relating to foreclosure, housing and finance impacting NJ homeowners and consumers as selected by the law firm of Denbeaux and Denbeaux. These is the top  story that is trending , and has caught people’s attention so far today.

Sinister visions of America in crisis: Hollywood finally gets foreclosures right in “99 Homes”

A little less dramatic but maybe more important to homeowners is the news that comes about loan modifications seemingly on the rise, as foreclosures diminish on a national average. However, there is still bleak news in New Jersey for homeowners, as foreclosures were on the rise as compared to a year ago for the same period in July.

Loan Modifications Outpaced Foreclosure Sales in July

Below is a list of stories from around the country that specifically mention foreclosure that we also may provide some further discussion on  later today.