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Massive Mortgage Counseling Event Kicks Off At Cal Expo

Homeowners can get free help lowering their mortgage rates and getting approved for loans at the NACA American Dream Event.

11/07/2013

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Call Kurtis Investigates: Homeowners No Longer In Limbo

Call Kurtis exposed more than a hundred Ripon homeowners who were stuck and unable to sell or refinance their homes because of the ending of a state program. But there has been progress since CBS13 aired its investigation in January.

08/06/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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California To Receive Larger Share Of Mortgage Deal

California should receive at least $20.6 billion from a settlement with the nation’s major mortgage lenders, the largest share of any state and about $2 billion more than expected when the agreement to assist homeowners was announced last year, according to a report released Thursday.

02/21/2013

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Call Kurtis: Loans in Limbo; Dozens of Families Can’t Refinance or Sell

A Call Kurtis investigation found more than a hundred homeowners in Ripon may be stuck in their homes, unable to refinance or sell. The state budget could be trapping those families until someone can write them a simple letter. When one family struggled to refinance, they called Kurtis.

01/21/2013

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Open Carry, Homeowner Protection Laws Going Into Effect In Calif. In 2013

Homeowners will have increased protections from foreclosure under some of the hundreds of state laws taking effect with the new year.

12/30/2012

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Assembly OKs Adding Bank Settlement Into California Law

California will become the first state to write into law much of the national mortgage settlement negotiated this year with the nation’s top five banks, if state lawmakers approve wide-ranging legislation on Monday.

07/02/2012

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Sacramento Church Celebrating, Pays Off $7M Mortgage In Six Years

It’s a special Sunday for a local church and its congregation. With the help of donations, the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church paid off a $7 million dollar mortgage in just six years.

06/10/2012

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Call Kurtis: Should You Walk Away from Your Underwater Mortgage?

More than half of homeowners inSacramento,San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties are upside down on their mortgages, owing more than their homes are worth. You can bet the conversation whether people should keep making the payments or walk away from a bad investment is happening in every single neighborhood in our area.

04/28/2011

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Octomom Could Be Evicted From Home

The man who sold his Southern California home to “Octomom” Nadya Suleman said Sunday that he’s going ahead with eviction proceedings because she hasn’t made a long overdue $450,000 payment.

12/27/2010

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Foreclosure.com Founder Facing Housing Troubles

More than five million homeowners in the U.S. are at least two months behind on their mortgages, and one of those homeowners being threatened with foreclosure is the founder of Foreclosure.com.

12/22/2010

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Wells Fargo To Modify 15,000 Option-ARM Loans In Calif.

California Attorney General Jerry Brown says Wells Fargo Bank N.A. has agreed to modify adjustable-rate loans made to nearly 15,000 Californians by lenders that it acquired.

12/20/2010