Error Claims Cast Doubt on Bank of America Foreclosures in Bay Area

Error Claims Cast Doubt on Bank of America Foreclosures in Bay Area

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Thousands of Bay Area homeowners are fighting in court to save their homes from a foreclosure system rife with mistakes,mismanagement and even fraud, a joint investigation by the Center for Investigative Reporting and NBC Bay Area... Read More

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The Investigative Unit exposes a business strategy banks are now using to bring money in while forcing many families out.

Jun 5, 2013 Share
Homeowner Fighting Foreclosure Wins Trial Loan Modification

Homeowner Fighting Foreclosure Wins Trial Loan Modification

Ricardo Rodriguez, a San Francisco resident who has been fighting to save his home from foreclosure, has received some good news from Bank of America. After unsuccessfully applying for at least 10 loan modifications since... Read More

Apr 27, 2013 Share
Mortgage Mess: Questionable Documents

Mortgage Mess: Questionable Documents

Thousands of Bay Area homeowners are fighting in court to save their homes from a foreclosure system rife with mistakes,mismanagement and even fraud. This is the third is a series of reports in a joint investigation by the Center for Investigative Reporting and NBC Bay Area that aired at 11 p.m. on Friday, April 26.

Apr 25, 2013 Share
Mortgage Mess: Questionable Foreclosures Remain in Bay Area

Mortgage Mess: Questionable Foreclosures Remain in Bay Area

Tens of thousands of Bay Area homeowners find themselves facing foreclosure, and despite all the talk from politicians and regulators, they find a system still staked against them. The Investigative Unit's Stephen Stock reports. (Original air date: April 25, 2013)

Apr 26, 2013 Share
INTERACTIVE MAP: Foreclosures by Bay Area County

INTERACTIVE MAP: Foreclosures by Bay Area County

Since mid-2008, more than 184,000 Bay Area properties have entered default.This map shows the number of foreclosures for each of the nine Bay Area counties. Click on a Bay Area county in the map below to see...

Apr 24, 2013 Share
WEB EXTRA: Interview with Phil Ting

WEB EXTRA: Interview with Phil Ting

Assemblyman Phil Ting commissioned an audit of San Francisco's property records when he was the city and county assessor-recorder and found that 84 percent of foreclosures reviewed had apparent violations of the law. Here, he discusses the importance of clean and clear mortgage and loan documentation.

Apr 24, 2013 Share
WEB EXTRA: Interview with Adam Levitin

WEB EXTRA: Interview with Adam Levitin

A Harvard and Georgetown law professor, Adam Levitin studies and analyzes the country s mortgage and foreclosure landscape. Here, he speaks about the mortgage servicing side of the industry.

Apr 24, 2013 Share
WEB EXTRA: Interview with Dustin Hobbs

WEB EXTRA: Interview with Dustin Hobbs

Dustin Hobbs is the communications director at the California Mortgage Bankers Association. Here, he discusses the financial industry's response to the newly passed Homeowners Bill of Rights and addresses claims that banks stretch out the loan modification process to make money.

Apr 25, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Mortgage Mess

SLIDESHOW: Mortgage Mess

Tens of thousands of Bay Area homeowners find themselves facing foreclosure and, despite all the talk from politicians and regulators, they find a system still staked against them. Read More

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