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Occupy’s Other Target – Winning Back Homes One at a Time


New America Media, News Feature, Rasa Gustaitis, Posted: Dec 13, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — The No. 24 bus stops a block and a half from my house, and I ride it regularly en route to points north or downtown. But never until today, Saturday December 5, never in the 40-plus years I have lived in San Francisco, have I taken this bus in the opposite direction, south and east into the Bayview Hunters Point district. That’s where most of San Francisco’s African-Americans live, their number dwindled to just four percent of the city’s population. About 1,300 homeowners in the Bayview are now facing foreclosure.

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California withdraws out of settlement with Banks

(bw) Sacramento, CA — California State Attorney General Kamala Harris pulled out of the “national settlement talks with the banking industry concerning unlawful mortgage and foreclosure practices,” she wrote on a letter to U.S. Attorney General Thomas Perrelli and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller. 

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New Mortgage Help Center for region

by Mayra Barrios

SACRAMENTO, CA -The Federal National Mortgage Association known as Fannie Mae partnered with the non-profit organization NeighborWorks on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10 Am for an open house gathering of a new Mortgage Help Center in Sacramento to help struggling homeowners throughout the San Joaquin Valley.
After the success of the nearest center in Los Angeles, the Sacramento center will provide free education and one on counseling services to families who have mortgages owned by Fannie Mae.

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Most generous distressed-homeowners’ help arrives

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Some San Joaquin County homeowners in financial distress may enjoy up to $50K for free to help them to stay in their homes as Visionary Home Builders (VHB) of California was selected as the local organization to administer the $2B-dollar Keep Your Home California (KYHC) program in Stockton. Continue reading

Consulate: 4 days of foreclosure counseling

Sacramento, CA / Bilingual Weekly


The Consulate General of Mexico at Sacramento announces that on Thursday, November 18 and Friday 19, 2010, between 7:00 and 8:30 pm, it will be offering personalized counseling to people who require guidance about their home mortgage at the Consulate facilities, located on 1010, Eight Street, downtown Sacramento. Continue reading

One more hope for distressed homeowners

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Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Are you having problems with your mortgage? The National Association of Real Estate Brokers–Investment Division, Inc. – Housing Counseling Agency (NID-HCA) is hosting a free Homeownership Preservation Community Workshop this coming Saturday, November 13, 2010. Continue reading

Who looses in a Short Sale?

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Sacramento, CA / Bilingual Weekly/California Department of Real Estate
To put it simply, a short sale transaction involves the sale of a property wherein a seller receives an offer from a buyer that is less than the amount of the mortgage loan(s) on the property. Continue reading

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