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Main Street Cashes $3.1 Billion in Checks from Wall Street

With the mortgage crisis almost a decade in the rear-view mirror, some harmed homeowners are just now starting to see reparations for the transgressions of the country’s largest financial institutions. ...more

Robo-Signing Still Making Headlines As Wells Fargo Settles Another Lawsuit

“Robo-signing,” the term coined to refer to bank officials who quickly approved mortgage foreclosure documents without actual knowledge of the validity of the grounds for foreclosure, has been spurring lawsuits and making...more

What’s at the Bottom of the ‘Robosigning’ Scandal?

by Ifrah PLLC on

The problematic practice of robosigning – whereby banks and other lenders improperly foreclosed on properties through formulaically processing foreclosure documents – has been much in the news over the past couple of years....more

Mortgage Banking Update - March 21, 2013

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

In This Issue: - Uniform State Test Implementation Nearing - Mortgage Servicer's Alleged Failure To Be Licensed Subjects Company to Claims under State and Federal Debt Collection Statutes - Sixth Circuit...more

Taking The Easy Way Out Again: Recent OCC/Big Banks Settlement

Any follower of this blog or the mortgage crisis at large will — sadly — not be surprised by the seemingly never-ending news of foreclosure misdeeds by the nation’s biggest banks. Recent news reveals a particularly...more

Lenders Must Comply with New Foreclosure Requirements in Illinois Courts

by Holland & Knight LLP on

Mortgage lenders in Illinois are required to use the judicial process to obtain collateral and enter deficiency judgments against borrowers. In February 2013, Illinois crafted two new rules adding additional requirements to...more

Illinois Supreme Court Issues New Procedural Rules for Foreclosures

On February 22, 2013, the Illinois Supreme Court adopted a set of new procedural rules that will impact both residential and commercial foreclosures in Illinois. The new rules are scheduled to go into effect as early as March...more

Ringing in the New Year in 2013: California’s Homeowner’s Bill of Rights Law Takes Effect

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Dubbed as the “Homeowner’s Bill of Rights,” on July 11, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 278/SB 900 marking the first U.S. state to adopt into law the residential mortgage foreclosure reform principles...more

Complete Foreclosures Plunge 68%, But Foreclosure Inventory Remains Stable

by Isaac Benergui on

The law offices of Isaac Benmergui can help you with your legal real estate needs; call 780-800-2510 or email Isaac@benmerguilaw.com for more information or to set up an appointment today....more

One or more of the assignments in the chain of title for my mortgage was signed by a “known robo-signer.” Can I challenge a...

by George Bourguignon on

If you are facing foreclosure and plan to defend against it in litigation, or have relied on sources stating a "robo-signer" was involved in the chain of title of your mortgage, or if you want to raise any other type of...more

Wrongful Foreclosure - A Guide to Foreclosure Fraud

by Lawrence Tolchinsky on

This foreclosure e-book is a complimentary publication offered by our law firm to homeowners to explain what has happened in the housing market over the last several years. We have compiled most of the information from our...more

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