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- California's Homeowner Bill of Rights
In January 2013, the California Homeowner Bill of Rights will take effect, providing unparalleled protection for homeowners across the state. This Bill, which is the first of its kind, will reform the foreclosure process and provide unique protection for homeowners.
- As the FED Buys $40 Billion Worth of Mortgages a Month, Homeowners Need to Pay Attention
by Oaktree Law
Will the FED's actions affect you?
- I Owe More than My House is Worth and Waiting on the Bank to Threaten Foreclosure --- What Can a Homeowner Do?
The United States is going through one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression. Bankruptcy filings have increased, unemployment is high and home values have decreased exponentially since 2007 highs. Many home owners are finding they have a lot of debt, a house that is not worth what they owe, no ability to refinance and no ability to sell a home because they owe more than it is worth.
- Government Agency Established to Curb Large Banks from Committing Fraud Is Now Targeting Homeowners
by Oaktree Law
Learn how a federal agency, made to protect homeowners, has now turned on them.
- Robo-signing and its Connection to Fraudulent Foreclosures
In the last few years, huge robo-signing scandals have been unearthed, causing thousands of foreclosures to be halted and investigations to be launched where investigators scrutinized foreclosure documents. Robo-signers were found to range from managers to temporary employees who had no understanding of what they were doing or the laws they were violating.
- Judicial Foreclosure Creates Conflict for Redemption Rights and Fair Market Valuation
by Jaburg Wilk
Arizona borrowers have two foreclosure options: non-disclosure (aka trustee sale) and judicial foreclosures. Arizona borrowers are not accustomed to judicial foreclosures, as the vast majority of foreclosures in Arizona are non-judicial. However, there are both legal and strategic reasons why a lender might choose judicial foreclosure over a trustee sale.
- Bankruptcy vs. Loss Mitigation
There are differences between bankruptcy and loss mitigation when it comes to solving your mortgage problems. A Broward County foreclosure attorney explains. When you are facing foreclosure, you may consider alternative measures such as bankruptcy or loss mitigation. It is important to understand the differences in evaluating which option might be best for you.
- How Bankruptcy Can Help Foreclosure
Facing foreclosure is never easy, but there may be alternatives. If your lender is not willing to negotiate short sales or a loan modification, filing for bankruptcy may be able to help you avoid foreclosure. Many American families are unable to keep up with their mortgage payments. In some cases, money lenders are willing to let their borrowers file for loan modification or short sales.
- Homeowner's Do Not Always Have to Tender (Pay Mortgage) Before Suing the Bank!
by Rydstrom Law
Wrongful Foreclosure; Wrongful HAMP Denial: No tender is required to enjoin a foreclosure sale prior to the sale, in the event of [the bank’s] non-compliance with Civil Code § 2923.5 (Mabry v. Superior Court (2010) 185 Cal. App. 4th 208). However, even after the sale, a void, fraudulent or mistaken foreclosure process, sale or trustee’s deed can be set aside [or further enjoined].
- Foreclosure Defense Basics
This article details the basics of representing the homeowner facing a Maryland foreclosure. With the continued economic crisis, it is important for lawyers to know how to represent a homeowner in foreclosure. While much discussion has been devoted to deeds in lieu of foreclosure, short sales, and other ways to help a homeowner exit their home, not much discussion has been devoted to how to challenge a wrongful foreclosure. This article covers the basics.