GLENDALE, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Warning notices and a realtor's sign are posted on a house on September 15, 2011 in Glendale, California. Foreclosures spiked as mortgage default notices filed by banks ... more 
GLENDALE, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Warning notices and a realtor's sign are posted on a house on September 15, 2011 in Glendale, California. Foreclosures spiked as mortgage default notices filed by banks climbed 33 percent between July and August, the biggest single-month increase in four years. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) less 
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