The foreclosure picture across the U.S. and the Bay Area is showing signs of improvement according to foreclosure database Realty Trac.
Plans to auction off a foreclosed home on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall fell through when Occupy Bernal protesters showed up.
California is one of 10 states where home foreclosures have hit children harder than elsewhere in the nation, according to a study that documents the far reaching impact of the foreclosure crisis on the young.
The proposals by Attorney General Kamala Harris would provide safeguards for homeowners while giving her office more leeway to investigate financial crimes.
In 2011, many foreclosures came to a halt after paperwork irregularities were discovered, but one out of 624 U.S. households received a foreclosure filling this past January.
The number of Bay Area homes in foreclosure is down nearly 40 percent from a year ago – but that’s little consolation for an East Bay man forced to walk away from the hand-built home he’s lived in for 18 years.
Foreclosed properties in Vallejo are now under target by city officials who claim that some of them have become eyesores in the neighborhood. Officials are now proposing stiff fines for owners who let their properties go.
A Contra Costa County man faces nine felony counts ranging from grand theft to perjury and burglary in what prosecutors call a sophisticated foreclosure rental scam.
A San Francisco woman who was facing eviction from her home Wednesday was thrown a life preserver just hours before sheriff’s deputies were expected to arrive.
Dozens of clergy members and community activists rallied today outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco in protest of what they say is rampant foreclosure abuse.