The Zombie Mortgages Stalking American Homeowners

Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2023–Podcast
Long-dormant mortgages are coming back to bite. Homeowners around the country are facing large bills and even foreclosure threats from investors who own their second mortgages, often made more than a decade ago. We talk to WSJ’s Ben Eisen and a homeowner about why these seemingly dead second mortgages are now coming back to life.