US homes lost to foreclosure up 25 pct on year

A "bank owned" sign is seen on a home that is listed as a foreclosure on a HUD website, in Hawthorne, Calif., Wednesday, July 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

September 16, 2010 6:14:43 AM PDT
Lenders took back more homes in August than in any month since the start of the U.S. mortgage crisis.