The Real Deal Miami

House accidentally auctioned

August 18, 2009 12:31PM

Anna Ramirez, of Homestead, made headlines as an accidental victim of the housing crisis. While modifying her loan, lender Washington Mutual accidentally auctioned her house, prompting her eviction. The bank had already acknowledged its mistake and went to Miami-Dade County District Court to reverse the order, but a clerical error never put the judge’s order on file. The clerk of court’s office said it handles thousands of cases, but a spokesperson said this was a human error and that Ramirez would receive an apology.