Foreclosure Notes 2/21/13 – 2/24/13

LIBOR: Viewing the biggest financial crime in world history from California (Darwin Bond-Graham Essay) Last year government investigations into this globe-spanning crime – rightly called the biggest financial scam in all of history – led to multi-billion dollar fines against Barclays, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS… California is fast emerging as a center […]

Foreclosure Notes 2/16/13 – 2/21/13

Wells Fargo: Turn This Home Over To A Community Who Cares (Occupy Our Homes) …my family and my friends at Occupy Homes Minnesota have come up with the best solution to address Wells Fargo’s bankrupt business practices, the devastation of homelessness, and the blight of vacant homes. The home at 3325 South 2nd Avenue, had […]

Foreclosure notes 2/11/13 – 2/15/13

U.S. Foreclosure Starts Fall to Six-Year Low in January (RealtyTrac) “The U.S. foreclosure landscape in January was profoundly altered by the effects of new legislation ((HBoR)) that took effect in California on the first of the year… he downward foreclosure trend in California accelerated into hyper speed in January, decisively shifting the balance of power […]

Foreclosure Notes 2/4/13 – 2/10/13

93-year-old Hilda’s Eviction (Unlawful Detainer) Case Dismissed (Occupy Fights Foreclosures) GREAT BIG NEWS!!!! Hilda’s UD case is dismissed!!! Aurora Loans withdraws the eviction case! … He called Aurora’s attorneys and put me on the conference call — they let me know that they’d dismissed the case Feb 1! It was off the court calendar! … […]

Foreclosure Notes 1/28/13 – 2/3/13

BACK TO VICTORVILLE, PART FIVE: A $200,000 HOUSE, FOR $850 DOWN (NSFWCorp) …there is still a huge inventory of empty foreclosed homes still sitting there dry rotting and crumbling. But good luck getting your hands on one of them… As I’ve mentioned before, banks have been keeping foreclosed properties off the market to restrict supply […]

Foreclosure Notes 1/23/13 – 1/26/13

Sit-in comes to end: Community victory creates path to eviction moratorium (We Are Oregon) Portland, OR – A 20-hour sit-in at the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office came to an end this afternoon. Home defenders met with both Sheriff Dan Staton and County Commissioner Jeff Cogen to address bank induced foreclosures and evictions. The sit-in ended […]

Foreclosure Notes 1/14/13 – 1/23/13

Imperium Watch: The Street War Against Foreclosure (Valley Advocate) No One Leaves/Nadie se Mude, the Valley’s foreclosure-fighting guerrilla squad, won yet another victory January 11, when lender Fannie Mae agreed to a 30-day postponement of foreclosure on the home of Christine and Howard Clark at 114 Corona Street in Springfield, MA. Why the Housing Recovery […]

Foreclosure Notes 1/6/13 – 1/11/13

Taking a Stand (East Bay Express) Representatives from ACCE, Causa Justa/Just Cause, and the Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Committee say their direct-action tactics have saved dozens of homes in the last year alone… A year ago, a new player emerged when activists in Occupy Oakland marched from City Hall to the West Oakland home of […]

Foreclosure Notes 1/3/13 – 1/6/13

4 On Your Side Tries To Help Family Save Their Home From Foreclosure (CBS Denver) Charlene and Robert have been behind in their payments. They’ve been good customers, and yet they were told by Bank of America their home will go into foreclosure on Jan. 16 after trying to get their loan modified for well […]

Foreclosure Notes 12/20/12 – 1/3/12

‘Fort Hernandez’ Evicted And Occupy LA Protesters Removed From Home (PHOTOS, VIDEO) (Huffington Post) Nearly 100 personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department removed 18 Occupy LA protesters and five dogs at about 5 a.m. Thursday morning, KPCC reports. Six to eight family members were living in the house and are now locked out… […]