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

California Foreclosure Rate Tops In Nation; San Leandro Family’s Struggle Typical

California had the highest foreclosure rate in the country in July, a stark reminder that people are still losing their homes in record numbers despite state and federal efforts to end the housing crisis.


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

Bay Area Foreclosure Rates On The Decline; Prices Up

The foreclosure picture across the U.S. and the Bay Area is showing signs of improvement according to foreclosure database Realty Trac.


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California Mortgage Defaults Hit 13-Month High

The real estate tracking firm RealtyTrac recorded a 17 percent increase in default notices in California during October, a sign the housing market has yet to hit bottom despite a marked improvement from 2010.



Staggering Rise In Eviction Notices Served In The Bay Area

Initial foreclosure notices served across the U.S. were up 33 percent last month from July.


Number of Homes Lost to Foreclosure Continues to Rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) The number of U.S. homes lost to foreclosure surged in July.