April 27, 2017

Essay | MERS is Dead: Long Live MERS

MERS is Dead: Long Live MERS Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) has generated … [Read more...]

Distressed Home Sales Hit Snag – Hundreds of Foreclosures have been Deemed Defective by the Title-Insurance Company

Distressed home sales hit snag ‘Hundreds of foreclosures have been deemed defective by the … [Read more...]

Cramdown and the Cost of Mortgage Credit

Joshua Goodman at the Harvard Kennedy School and I have a new paper out examining the impact of … [Read more...]

Judge to Consider Use of Fraudclosure Settlement Money in Arizona

Judge considers use of mortgage settlement money PHOENIX (AP) — While critics say the money should b … [Read more...]

What Happened to Distressed Homeowners Seeking Help (HAMP)

SOURCE: NYT ~ 4closureFraud.org TweetRelated posts: Mortgage Meltdown – Distressed Homeowners … [Read more...]

KABOOM | BAIN vs. METROPOLITAN MORTGAGE GROUP INC. et al – Washington’s Highest Court Rules MERS Cannot Foreclose on Homeowners

Washington’s Highest Court Rules MERS Cannot Foreclose on Homeowners The Washington Supreme … [Read more...]

HOAs Foreclose on Deadbeat Banks

HOAs foreclose on big banks South Florida homeowner associations are foreclosing on some of the … [Read more...]

Bank ‘Walkaways’ from Foreclosed Homes are a Growing, Troubling Trend that Leaves Homeowners Holding The Bag

Bank ‘walkaways’ from foreclosed homes are a growing, troubling trend Renetta Atterberry … [Read more...]

Data Show Fannie, Freddie Savings From Debt Forgiveness

Forgiveness of Debt Could Yield Savings As the regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac nears its … [Read more...]

Fed Report | A Structural View of U.S. Bank Holding Companies

A Structural View of U.S. Bank Holding Companies Introduction Large banking organizations in the … [Read more...]

‘It’s a Catastrophe’ | Florida Homeowners Fall Through Cracks in Nationwide Mortgage Settlement

Florida homeowners fall through cracks in nationwide mortgage settlement About 1,000 Floridians have … [Read more...]

U.S. Banks Haunted by Mortgage Demons That Won’t Go Away

U.S. banks haunted by mortgage demons that won’t go away * Banks say Freddie Mac and Fannie … [Read more...]

Fraudclosure | Banks (AKA Criminal Enterprises) Face Foreclosure Regulation by States

Banks Face Foreclosure Regulation by States States across the country are proposing a range of new … [Read more...]

Distressed Homeowners Ignore Bank of America’s Offer to Avoid Foreclosure (VIDEO)

“We’re concerned about customers who are just tired of the process and are giving up. And we w … [Read more...]

PRACTICE LAW, LOSE YOUR LICENSE: WHAT SB 94 MEANS TO YOUR PRACTICE By Alice M. Graham

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”1 Most of us like to think we are honest, reput … [Read more...]

Eaton v. Fannie Mae Analysis

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finally issued its long-awaited ruling in Eaton v. Fannie … [Read more...]

Banks Benefit From Plan to Aid Struggling Homeowners

Homeowner Aid Boosts Big Banks A government program that helps struggling homeowners take advantage … [Read more...]

Freeman v. Quicken Loans | U.S. Supreme Court Says ‘Unearned’ (BOGUS) Fees Charged by Lenders and Other Service Providers Do Not Violate U.S. Law

“Critics within the industry, such as Frank LLosa, a lawyer and broker in Northern Virginia, … [Read more...]

Article 9 and Bankruptcy Judges

A prior post addressed a proposed amendment to Article 9's official comments stating that the da … [Read more...]

Reuters | Florida Foreclosure Case Could Slam Banks – BONY v PINO

Florida foreclosure case could slam banks PINO’S STORY The Florida case provides a startling … [Read more...]

Ability-to-Repay Rule for Mortgages Nears CFPB Approval

Ability-to-Repay Rule for Mortgages Nears CFPB Approval Richard Cordray wants lenders to adhere to … [Read more...]

Bloomberg’s Editorial On MBS Failures – The First Time Mortgage-Backed Securities Failed

Bloomberg’s Editorial On MBS Failures It was rather amusing to read this over the weekend from … [Read more...]

Colorado Initiative 84 | Banking Groups Challenge Initiative that Would Require Lenders to Prove their Right to Foreclose

Banking groups challenge Colorado right-to-foreclose ballot initiative Two of Colorado’s … [Read more...]

Greenville Lafayette, LLC v. Elgin State Bank | “What do you mean that I can’t foreclose my mortgage and sue the guarantor at the same time? Since when?”

Michigan Appeals Court To Stiffed Lenders: ‘One Action’ Rule Means What It Says – … [Read more...]

Greenville Lafayette, LLC v. Elgin State Bank | “What do you mean that I can’t foreclose my mortgage and sue the guarantor at the same time? Since when?”

Michigan Appeals Court To Stiffed Lenders: ‘One Action’ Rule Means What It Says – … [Read more...]

Interview, MERS RICO complaint: Doug Welborn, State District Court Clerk vs. MERSCORP Shareholders and Trustees (“the banksters”)

Interview, MERS RICO complaint: Doug Welborn, State District Court Clerk vs. MERSCORP Shareholders … [Read more...]

Toxic Titles | Oklahoma Stewart Bulletin – Recent Oklahoma Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Foreclosures

Dear Associates: The Oklahoma Supreme Court has recently issued several opinions: Deutsche Bank … [Read more...]

Sit Back and RadLAX

I'm having trouble getting excited over RadLAX going before SCOTUS.  Ronald Mann has … [Read more...]

COMPLAINT | DOUG WELBORN AS CLERK OF COURT v BANK OF NY MELLON, BOA, CHASE, CITI, GMAC et al

“Each individual transaction can cost $100 or more,” Lyon said Tuesday. “In many cases, they just avo … [Read more...]

Clerk of Court (NOT SHARON BOCK) Sues Lenders for Withholding Fees in Racketeering Conspiracy

“Each individual transaction can cost $100 or more,” Lyon said Tuesday. “In many cases, they just avo … [Read more...]

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