Home, dead home: 10 states with the most ‘zombie foreclosures’


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The undead are still invading the housing market, but at a slower pace.

Zombie homes — or properties that are in the foreclosure process but have not yet been repossessed by the lender — are taking a smaller bite of the housing market these days, according to housing data firm RealtyTrac.

There were 20,050 zombie foreclosures nationwide at the end of the 3rd quarter of 2015, which is 43% lower than the same period in 2014.

Keep reading to find out which 10 states had the most zombie foreclosures in Q3 2015.