National News: Vacant Properties In Urban Communities Continue To Be A Challenge!
You would think that most cities have recovered from the 2008 downturn but apparently, there are still towns across the U.S. that are struggling with the effects of the crash. I worked for a bank in the REO/Foreclosure division and at the height of the crash, I would drive through neighborhoods with "for sale" signs lined up all in a row. Every other house was vacant and of course, the homes and gardens were neglected and in disarray! It was a very sad situation and neighbors