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A boarded up home is seen on April 6, 2011 in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Study Looks At Underwater Mortgage Problem, Supports Richmond’s Eminent Domain Plan

The 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.

05/08/2014

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Foreclosure Activity Nears 7-Year Low

A research firm says California home foreclosure activity neared a seven-year low during the third quarter as rising prices left fewer homeowners in trouble.

10/22/2013

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Number Of California Homes Nearing Foreclosure Hits 7-Year Low

The 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.

04/23/2013

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Foreclosed Vallejo Home Haunts Former Owner After Squatters Move In

Most 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.

02/23/2013

Danville Man Accused Of Filing Fake Documents To Stop Home Foreclosure

A 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.

02/12/2013

The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF City Pension Fund Asked To Divest From Wells Fargo Over Foreclosure

A 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.

01/10/2013

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Banks Agree To Pay $8.5B For Foreclosure Abuse

U.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.

01/07/2013

Demonstrators string yellow caution tape inside a Wells Fargo bank on 3rd and Galvez in San Francisco, December 6, 2012. (CBS)

Occupy Protesters Take Over SF Wells Fargo Branch To Denounce Foreclosures

Occupy 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.

12/06/2012

Photo by Susan Decker

Phil Matier: AC Transit Taking Big Loss On Home Of Former GM

AC Transit foreclosed on the home in July, six months after former GM Rick Fernandez stopped making his loan payments.

12/06/2012

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SJ Renter’s Brush With Foreclosure Led To New Disclosure Requirements For Landlords

When 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.

09/27/2012

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