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Bank Foreclosures

Ben Hallman

Banks Keep Breaking Into Houses

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

Every day in neighborhoods across the country, low-paid workers with little oversight or training decide whether to break into someone else's home. ...

10 Banks Foreclosing on the Most Homes

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 03.23.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The housing market is clearly improving. According to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales have risen and dist...

Aaron Sankin

Disabled Woman Who 'Never Missed A Payment' Faces Foreclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.15.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- What if your home was foreclosed on even if you never missed a payment? That's what the two dozen supporters of San Francisco resi...

Bank Foreclosures Reach New High

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- U.S. home repossessions rose to a nine-month high in November, even as the number of homes starting on the path to foreclosure declined...

Banks Pushed 800,000 Homeowners Into Unnecessary Foreclosure

ProPublica | Paul Kiel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

By Paul Kiel ProPublica Over the past several years, we've reported extensively on the big banks' foreclosure failings. As a result of banks' ...

Bad Bank Habit Could Be Worsening Foreclosure Crisis

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.16.2012 | Business

Banks might be indulging a bad habit that could be worsening the foreclosure crisis, according to recent research from economists at the Federal Reser...

Foreclosures Are Down Again But Unemployment Remains High

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.17.2011 | Denver

Foreclosure filings and auction sales are down when compared with April of last year, even though unemployment in Colorado remains higher than the nat...

How to Get Rid of a Second Mortgage Without a Loan Modification

Richard Gaudreau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Gaudreau

For those facing the loss of their home and wondering whether a Chapter 13 bankruptcy may help get rid of a second mortgage, the following information may be helpful.

Foreclosure Paperwork Scandal: Where Things Stand

ProPublica | Marian Wang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some struggling homeowners are currently getting a temporary reprieve from foreclosure sales and evictions during the holiday season, but that doesn't...

Who's Leading The Probe Into The Foreclosure Crisis? The States

The New York Times | Joe Nocera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Have you noticed that the lead dogs investigating the mortgage foreclosure mess are not any federal prosecutors or national bank regulators, but rathe...

Judge Arthur Schack Fights The Foreclosure Crisis, One Case At A Time

New York Times | MICHAEL POWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The judge waves you into his chambers in the State Supreme Court building in Brooklyn, past the caveat taped to his wall -- "Be sure brain in gear bef...

Frank Threatens Banks: We Will Make You Stop Foreclosures

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — A senior House Democrat threatened banks Wednesday that if they don't volunteer to save more homeowners from foreclosure, Congress ...