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In a matter of hours, single mom Sonya Balser went from watching her daughter’s volleyball game, to learning her childhood home had been sold at a foreclosure auction. “It was gone,” … Continue reading
Explore the hundreds of foreclosures in Rockbridge County, Lexington, and Buena Vista from 2008-2011 using this interactive map.
Government-run mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sold properties in Buena Vista and Rockbridge County for as little as 15 percent of their value, according to tax documents and … Continue reading
Jackie Simmons nearly lost her home to foreclosure after she was laid off from her job. Simmons talks about what happened and what she’s doing to keep her home. Video … Continue reading
Every week, another house is auctioned off at the Rockbridge County or Buena Vista courthouse. Most of these foreclosed homes go to lenders who are eager to sell them as … Continue reading
Jeri Schaff of the Maury River Senior Center says families who lose their homes to foreclosure may have to move back in with their parents. This may create extra pressure … Continue reading