UC Berkeley Study Looks At Underwater Mortgage Problem, Supports Richmond’s Eminent Domain PlanThe report, titled “Underwater America: How the So-Called Housing ‘Recovery’ is Bypassing Many American Communities” is a first-of-its-kind look at the magnitude of the underwater mortgage issue.
California Foreclosure Activity Nears 7-Year LowA research firm says California home foreclosure activity neared a seven-year low during the third quarter as rising prices left fewer homeowners in trouble.
Number Of California Homes Nearing Foreclosure Hits 7-Year LowThe number of California homes entering the foreclosure process has plunged to a more-than-seven-year low as the state housing market continues to improve.
Foreclosed Vallejo Home Haunts Former Owner After Squatters Move InMost homeowners believe that handing the keys over to the bank is the final step in the foreclosure process, but for one Vallejo man, it was just the beginning of a legal tug-of-war with one of the largest financial institutions in the country.
Danville Man Accused Of Filing Fake Documents To Stop Home ForeclosureA former East Bay real estate agent is facing fraud charges after he allegedly tried to fake the final payoff on the mortgage for his Danville home.
SF City Pension Fund Asked To Divest From Wells Fargo Over ForeclosureA group of active and retired San Francisco employees wants to stop their pension money from funding banks that have used questionable procedures to foreclose on delinquent home loans.
ConsumerWatch: Banks Agree To Pay $8.5B For Foreclosure AbuseU.S. banks have taken another step to clear away the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis by agreeing to pay $8.5 billion to settle charges that they wrongfully foreclosed on millions of homeowners.
Occupy Protesters Take Over SF Wells Fargo Branch To Denounce ForeclosuresOccupy demonstrators and housing advocates and briefly took over a Wells Fargo Bank branch in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood Thursday as part of a protest denouncing foreclosure.
Phil Matier: AC Transit Taking Big Loss On Home Of Former GMAC Transit foreclosed on the home in July, six months after former GM Rick Fernandez stopped making his loan payments.
SJ Renter’s Brush With Foreclosure Led To New Disclosure Requirements For LandlordsWhen Samantha James signed a lease on a San Jose apartment in the spring of 2011, she had no idea the duplex in College Park had been in foreclosure for about two years.
Oakland Martial Arts Studio Gets Last-Minute Reprieve On ForeclosureA community effort to save Cascos, a martial arts studio that has been a bright spot in East Oakland for 40 years had been recently threatened with foreclosure, has succeeded.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Bailout Double StandardRomney negotiated a $10 million federal bailout for his company, but has called for foreclosures to be allowed to "hit bottom" and letting Detroit go bankrupt.