Our neighbor's were evicted from their home/horse ranch and the property is in foreclosure. Who is now responsible for cleaning up their filth?

Asked by elizabethkern, New York, NY Sun Oct 28, 2012

The previous owners left trash, animal feces, filth everywhere. The address is 324 Hannan Ranch Lane, Petaluma, Parcel #113-120-036-000. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is trustee for the holders of the First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust. It's one of those mortgages that have been sliced and diced and no one claims responsibility, yet the property deteriorates and is a blight on the neighborhood. What do we do? We are worried about crime and safety.

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Dave Roberts, Agent, Healdsburg, CA
Sun Oct 28, 2012
CJ Holmes gave you a superb answer. The only way to address these situations is to patiently contact all the relevant parties. The bank will eventually pay for cleanup work, but aggressive pursuit of the problem will certainly get it done faster.
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CJ Holmes, Agent, Santa Rosa, CA
Sun Oct 28, 2012
P O BOX 5137

This is the contact information of the Bank that should be in charge of this property. Call, fax, email, dun them until they respond. If you need more contact info for Wells Fargo, scroll to the bottom of this page and have fun! http://hofj.org/default.asp.pg-ActionTargets

If you can't get WF to respond, file an OCC and an Attorney General complaint by using the website links on: http://hofj.org/default.asp.pg-FilingComplaints. These website complaint links work.

That will get the ball rolling. Also, you can contact Tiffany Renee, Petaluma Vice Mayor, 707-235-8762 and pass on the complaint to her. She has been working hard to get these type properties and issues resolved and no doubt has her finger on the contact info of who needs to get involved.

Good luck and sorry you're having this problem. I am stating clearly that if this country doesn't stop the foreclosure crisis, most loans will end up being foreclosed and more people ruined by this price collapse. It won't be your neighbor, it will be you. The crisis is due to bank fraud, read this page: http://hofj.org/default.asp.pg-CrisisCrusade

We can stop foreclosures by getting our elected officials to "stand up". If you want to learn more, considering joining the conference call monday 10/29 or on 11/15, thursday, from 10a-11a with Recorder in Massachusetts, John O'Brien. He has a de facto foreclosure moratorium in his county as he won't record any more forged bank documents. Check it out. http://hofj.org/default.asp.pg-ConferenceCalls

If you have any questions at all about the facts on the http://www.HOFJ.org website, please don't hesitate to email me. cj cjholmes@cjholmes.com
Web Reference:  http://www.HOFJ.org
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Laura Feghali, Agent, Stamford, CT
Sun Oct 28, 2012
Hi Elizabeth,
I suggest that you contact the local Health department and report it as a blighted property with a potential health risk to the neighbors. Then perhaps the city may take some action.

Good luck!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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Dot Chance, Agent, Burbank, CA
Sun Oct 28, 2012
File a complaint with the City. Someone should be coming soon to put a notice on the windows with emergency contact info, if the property has already gone back to the bank.

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