Weekly Real Estate Roundup – 10/15/11

Headlines that caught our eye this week:

“Foreclosures Empty Homes, and Criminals Fill Them Up” [NY Times]

“Homeowners could cash in on banks’ foreclosure mistakes” [KPHO.com]

Home made completely in America (VIDEO) [ABC News]

“Underwater mortgage? Water district to buy real estate that is literally under water” [Mercury News]

“Banks turn to demolition of foreclosed properties to ease housing-market pressures” [Washington Post]

Occupy short sales” [jeffrealty.com]

Zillow Tweet of the Week: