Robo-signing

A Tale Of Two Constituencies

Public opinion matters a great deal in the American system of government, just as it does in any democracy. But it sure isn’t the only thing that matters, as the following true story demonstrates.

Foreclosure Horror: The Zombie Title

The Kellers are caught up in a little-known horror of the U.S. housing bust: the zombie title. Six years in, thousands of homeowners are finding themselves legally liable for houses they didn't know they still owned after banks decided it wasn't worth their while to complete foreclosures on them. With impunity, banks have been walking away from foreclosures much the way some homeowners walked away from their mortgages when the housing market first crashed.

Inside Job, Narrated By Matt Damon

From the director of "No End In Sight" comes a documentary on the financial meltdown of 2008 and the ways in which it could have been avoided. "Inside Job" provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a

'The Great American Foreclosure Song'

From the folks at ProPublica: Looking to get a handle on the foreclosure crisis, the loan modification fiasco, and the robo-signing scandal? We put it all in a music video. The video was produced for us by the folks at Explainer Music.

Zombie Mortgages Rise From The Dead

More and more, homeowners say that mortgages they thought were dead and buried are springing back to life, sometimes haunting them all the way into foreclosure.

US Nears Robo-Signing Settlement With Major Banks

The federal government is nearing a a settlement with mortgage servicers in a case in which they are accused of initiating foreclosures based on inaccurate and sometimes fraudulent documents, or robo-signing.