Foreclosure Auction http://wamc.org en Berkshires See Spike in Demand for Foreclosure Prevention Programs http://wamc.org/post/berkshires-see-spike-demand-foreclosure-prevention-programs <p></p><p><span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:black">In the first quarter of 2013, the foreclosure crisis affecting Western Massachusetts and the Berkshires appears to be worsening despite national trends of an improving housing market. </span></p><p></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:19:50 +0000 Lucas Willard 60300 at http://wamc.org Berkshires See Spike in Demand for Foreclosure Prevention Programs Pittsfield Area Burger King Restaurants Sold in Foreclosure Auctions http://wamc.org/post/pittsfield-area-burger-king-restaurants-sold-foreclosure-auctions <p></p><p>Three former Burger King restaurants in the Pittsfield area that were abruptly shut down earlier this year &nbsp;have been sold to new owners. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard has more…</p><p>The Berkshire Eagle reports that the three Burger King restaurants previously owned by Richard C. George were sold at foreclosure auctions by TD Bank to two separate owners for a combined 2.8 million dollars. They include restaurants on Merrill Road and First Street in Pittsfield, and on Pittsfield Road in Lenox.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 52995 at http://wamc.org Trust Files Suit Over Foreclosure Action http://wamc.org/post/trust-files-suit-over-foreclosure-action <p>The battle over disputed foreclosed lands has led to a lawsuit in the NYS Supreme Court.<br><br>Clinton County plans to sell foreclosed lands during an on-line auction Friday.<br><br>The Turtle Island Trust filed a lawsuit challenging the legality of Clinton County’s foreclosure actions. &nbsp;<br><br>Gare Smith, an attorney representing the trust, says Clinton County’s move is unprecedented.<br><br>Clinton County officials claim the lands were originally leased to the trust.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 52909 at http://wamc.org Trust Files Suit Over Foreclosure Action