foreclosure

Financially stable owners foreclosing an issue?

Auburn banking and real estate officials have varying opinions about residents who are financially stable but choose to walk away from their homes. “The fact of the matter is i ...

40-acre industrial park foreclosure a false alarm

City officials say a 40-acre piece of land at the Auburn Airport industrial park listed in pre-foreclosure is an error. The foreclosure trustee company that placed the listing, As ...

Facing foreclosure? Mayor wants to help

Are financial institutions working with homeowners to help modify loans and save their homes from foreclosure? Loomis mayor Gary Liss is banking on the idea that lenders will want ...

New Placer County Recovery Act program offers hope for homebuyers

North Auburn, Bowman and Foresthill are among the areas Placer County is targeting in a new program to reduce the number of vacant, bank-owned houses and help low- or moderate-inco ...

Get real: Current crisis isn’t ‘business as usual’

Our Congressman Tom McClintock and his toadies like Phil Cox (Your Views, March 10), George Park (March 29), and Dale Smith (April 2) just don’t seem to get it. They oppose the s ...

Time runs out on C.C.Myers’ Winchester dreams

Time ran out Wednesday on C.C. Myers’ bid to retain control of the upscale Winchester development in Meadow Vista. Myers, a larger-than-life bridge builder from Rancho Cordova, ...

‘Home Aid’ concerts could help foreclosed homes

Back in 1985 the late Bill Gramm Productions and Dick Clark Productions produced four Farm Aid Concerts because thousands of family farms were facing foreclosure. Because of this t ...

Selling bank-owned homes is best for economy

Recently, an article featuring myself and my business partner offering limousine tours for prospective buyers to see foreclosed homes made headlines that have generated phone calls ...

Mortgage companies not willing to help during crisis

Interest Rates: Many of us have found ourselves in a very unfortunate situation. Adjustable-rate mortgages that were a good fit at the time, but who knew that just when you are ...

Foreclosure tour letter provided big laughs

Having been a reader of the Auburn Journal's comic section and its letters to the editor section for over 30 years, I truly know where to head for the bigger laughs. Yep, Jim Br ...