- n. Plural form of walkaway.
“Fannie Mae's get-tough policy on so-called walkaways is the latest fallout from the housing meltdown, which has eroded the once widely held belief in homeownership as the path to household wealth.”
“In some areas, such as inland buildings and new projects along the river in Miami "walkaways" are expected to be even higher.”
“JINGLE MAIL: Studies estimate about one-quarter of all defaults are voluntary "walkaways," also known as strategic defaults and jingle mail.”
“The Fed's focus on getting foreclosed homes resold to new buyers will not sufficiently stimulate housing demand to offset continued excess housing supply via foreclosures, defaults, and 'walkaways'.”
“It seems the former view has taken widespread hold as "walkaways" spike.”
“Another critic launched a tirade against walkaways from high moral ground, or so he thought, saying he had been faithfully paying his mortgage on time for 15 years.”
“Good radio hosts still question the morality of walkaways, because questioning is part of their job, and because the issue still weighs heavy with some of their audience.”
“The third and continuing wave is what I call prudent walkaways -- people who can afford the payments for a while longer, by exhausting their 401Ks, childrens' college funds and other savings -- but are now choosing to default before they are financially ruined.”
“One recent radio caller criticized home walkaways, and then detailed his two-year struggle to carry out a short sale on his own underwater house, being foiled by bank bureaucracy every step of the way.”
“This, I believe, is the beginning of the fourth and last wave of home walkaways.”
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