Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Foreclosures Drop Sharply In First Half Of 2013
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The number of foreclosures in the Columbus area is down sharply over the first half of the year.
Foreclosures in Franklin County peaked in early 2010, when more than a thousand homes went into foreclosure in a single month.
The latest figures from the county Clerk of Courtâ€™s office show foreclosures have slowed to about half that pace.
3,002 homes went into foreclosure in the first six months of the year. Thatâ€™s down more than 25 percent from the same period last year. Much of the drop in foreclosures in Ohio and around the nation is credited to a $25 billion settlement with providers who admitted to several abuses.