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America is finally putting the home foreclosure crisis behind it

It has taken nine years for foreclosure numbers to shrink to levels not seen since before the 2008 housing crisis

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More troubled borrowers are making their way through the foreclosure process. The number of properties in active foreclosure declined by 24,000 to 631,000 in March.

New York

IT'S taken nine years, but the number of US homes in foreclosure has fallen to a level not seen since before the 2008 housing crisis.

More troubled borrowers are making their way through the foreclosure process, which can take more than five years on average in some states