Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 16, 2012 As foreclosure filings start to rise again, homeowners must balance the costs -- financial and emotional -- of fighting eviction.
Jun 6, 2012 Spike TV is introducing a new show this summer, "World's Worst Tenants," which will act out crazy-but-true stories of foreclosures and evictions.
May 18, 2012 The city of Stockton, Calif. has been hit hard by the financial crisis. With the city on the verge of bankruptcy, residents share what it's like when your town is teetering on the brink.
Mar 23, 2012 Bank of America starts a foreclosure-prevention program that lets borrowers give up ownership of their home but stay on rent-paying tenants.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 23, 2012 Bank of America is launching a pilot program where homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure would hand over the deed to their house and then rent it back from the bank.
Mar 12, 2012 The $25 billion settlement announced last month finally details all the different types of relief for borrowers. But it sure took a long time.
Feb 24, 2012 MSN's Liz Weston discusses tax rebates, student debt and how to negotiate the foreclosure process.
Feb 17, 2012 When the news hit the other day of the blockbuster settlement for abuses in the foreclosure process, there may have been one brand you didn’t immediately recognize. Ally has really only been around since 2009, but there are already rumors swirling about its status.
Feb 10, 2012 The details of the settlement between the states and the banks are still being hashed out. But, if you want to know if you might qualify, we’ve got some information to get you started.
Feb 13, 2012 Yesterday's $25 billion agreement between five big U.S. banks and state attorneys general could help some three million homeowners who owe more than their homes are currently worth.