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Jun 18, 2013 — Six former employees and one contractor say Bank of America's mortgage servicing unit consistently lied to homeowners, fraudulently denied loan modifications and offered bonuses to staff for intentionally pushing people into foreclosure, according to a Salon.com report.
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Mar 20, 2012 — When a 14-year-old girl can buy a house for $12,000, is it a sign the market has bottomed?
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Mar 16, 2012 — A former employee describes what life was like inside a giant mortgage lender back in 2006. It's not pretty.
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Feb 9, 2012 — Foreclosures slowed as big banks waited for the details of the settlement to become clear. Now, they're likely to pick up the pace.
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Nov 18, 2011 — Despite his professional training, Carl Richards got sucked into the housing boom like everybody else. Here's what he learned when he got spit out the other side.
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Sep 7, 2011 — "I see the marks on the wall showing how the kids grew over the years."
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Jul 14, 2011 — The number of homes in foreclosure fell sharply in the first half of this year. But that doesn't mean the housing market is getting better.
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Apr 19, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, cell phones and cancer risk, and getting to know your neighbor. In the second hour, the road to foreclosure, Standard and Poor's U.S. credit rating, and your letters.
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Apr 8, 2011 — "It's 3 p.m., time for a makeshift happy hour in the parking lot of Value Place, an extended-stay motel here in town and a haven for those who have been foreclosed upon."
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Oct 7, 2010 — President Obama won't sign legislation that Congress passed in haste that could worsen foreclosures. The Democrats who control Congress are trying to figure out how the bill passed so quickly.
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