Real Estate News – August 27-28, 2011

A desperate dad fleeing foreclosure left behind his 11-year-old son a week before they would have been evicted from their home (via

Oregon foreclosures appear likely to shift to the courts (via

Firm revives houses, neighborhoods from foreclosure heap (via

Russians and other overseas shoppers are buying some of the priciest homes in America as the broader housing market slumps and a weak dollar makes U.S. property more of a bargain, according to real estate brokers who handle luxury properties (via

BofA MBS settlement shocker: Grais removes case to federal court (via