On Wednesday, South Florida homeowners waited hours in line for a face-to-face meeting with bank experts who pledged to help them keep their home sweet home.
Floridians who lost their homes between 2008 and 2012 have until Friday to register for their share of a $25 billion national settlement with a handful of mortgage lenders.
Making her way down the side of a house on NW 65th Street in the Liberty City section of Miami, Keenya Robertson steps over broken glass and around an assortment of garbage. Some of the windows of the duplex are boarded up with plywood. Other windows are left wide open. There is no mail box or Realtor sign out front. And around back the grass is dead and a tree has partially fallen.
Thousands of Floridians who lost their homes in foreclosures will soon be able to file for compensation.
Two brand new Cameros sit outside BSO headquarters; the latest additions in the Broward Sheriff’s Office crime fighting arsenal. Both cars will be used to go after aggressive, speeding drivers. Making it even better, they were both free, compliments of a bank busted for laundering drug money.
A South Florida woman says she fell victim to an employment scam that cost her and her mother thousands of dollars.
Free checking appears to be going the way of the free lunch at one of the country’s biggest banks, Wells Fargo.
After more than a year of negotiations, five major banks will pay approximately $26 billion to American homeowners for the banks roles in foreclosure abuses including the robosigning scandals that ravaged the industry.
More help is on the way to South Florida’s neediest families thanks to a new program being launched by the state’s child welfare department.
While protesters marched outside Downtown Miami’s Bank of America building Tuesday in objection to the banks planned debit card fee, Bank of America announced it would cancel the fee.