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Can officials seize mortgages to save homeowners?

Jun 27, 2012
A hard-hit Southern California county is giving serious consideration to a plan to seize troublesome mortgages.
Posted In: Housing, eminent domain, foreclosure

The cost of fighting home foreclosure

Jun 20, 2012
As foreclosure filings start to rise again, homeowners must balance the costs -- financial and emotional -- of fighting eviction.
Posted In: Money Matters, Housing, foreclosure

Foreclosures are latest TV fodder

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.
Posted In: foreclosure, reality tv, recession art

Stockton on the brink

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.
Posted In: stockton, california, bankruptcy, financial crisis, foreclosure

BofA launching program for at-risk homeowners

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.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure, Bank of America

Bank of America throws homeowners new lifeline

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.
Posted In: Housing, Bank of America, foreclosure, underwater mortgage

Mortgage settlement to be closely policed

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.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure, mortgage, mortgage settlement

Getting Personal: The perils of private student debt

Feb 23, 2012
MSN's Liz Weston discusses tax rebates, student debt and how to negotiate the foreclosure process.
Posted In: loan student debt, Taxes, rebates, exemptions, foreclosure, bankruptcy

Where Ally stands in the foreclosure settlement

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.
Posted In: Ally, GM, GMAC, settlement, Housing, mortgage settlement, foreclosure

Do you qualify for help from the foreclosure settlement?

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.
Posted In: home, Mortgages, refinance, robosigning, default, foreclosure, settlement

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