June 24, 2017

Force Placed Insurance | Couple Face Off with Bank of America Over Mortgage

“For nearly two years, the Bergquists say, they’ve been trying to win back control of their … [Read more...]

Bank Sends Foreclosure Notice to Woman Who Made $70K in Payments for House She Didn’t Own

Scranton woman suing bank, lawyer for not filing proper paperwork after home sale For more than … [Read more...]

Foreclosures Called Into Question by MERS Ruling; Thousands of Cases Could Be Affected

“The court is saying that anybody other than the note holder cannot foreclose, she says. And … [Read more...]

CFPB | Putting the ‘service’ back in ‘mortgage servicing’

Putting the ‘Service’ back in ‘Mortgage Servicing’ By David Silberman Today, we’re proposing new … [Read more...]

Foreclosure Rates Surge For Older Americans, AARP Says

“I planned to die in that house,” he said. “But I guess it won’t work out that way.” ~ Facing … [Read more...]

Loan Modifications Stop Foreclosures, Study Shows. DOER ALERT!

  The Center for Responsible Lending (“CRL”), a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that works … [Read more...]

Few Homeowners See Benefit From National Mortgage Settlement, Three Months Later

Few Homeowners See Benefit From National Mortgage Settlement, Three Months Later If 76-year-old … [Read more...]

Consumer Scam Review: Lower Your Interest Rate, Lower Your Credit Card Balances, and Work at Home

I have been meaning to write on several consumer scams so here are a few to avoid. “We Can Lower … [Read more...]

Deceptive foreclosure headlines spread like wildfire in Utah

  Just as has become prevalent in other states, the headlines describing the situation related … [Read more...]

MUST SEE TV: WA State Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Case Against MERS

  “May a party be a lawful ‘beneficiary’ under Washington’s Deed of Trust Act if it never held … [Read more...]

Facing Eviction from Foreclosure, Roswell’s ‘Chicken Man’ Presumed Dead After House Explosion (VIDEO)

Roswell’s ‘Chicken Man’ Presumed Dead After House Explosion: MyFoxATLANTA.com … [Read more...]

“Irresponsible” Homeowner Eric Eisnaugle Foreclosed – Who is He and Why Do You Care

“We know what happened when we strayed from those values over the past decade – especially … [Read more...]

“Irresponsible” Homeowner Eric Eisnaugle Foreclosed – Who is He and Why Do You Care

“We know what happened when we strayed from those values over the past decade – especially … [Read more...]

New Jersey Supreme Court’s Guillaume decision meaningless – Should foreclosure defense rethink its strategy?

    The foreclosure wars have always had two easily identifiable sides.  It’s homeowners … [Read more...]

How About Them Fraudsters? Former Cowboy Lockhart Faces 10 Years After Mortgage Fraud Conviction

How About Them Fraudsters? Former Cowboy Lockhart Faces 10 Years After Mortgage Fraud Conviction … [Read more...]

Attorney Wins “Free House” in Case Before 9th Circuit Court of Appeals – A Mandelman Matters Podcast

    When it comes to defending homeowners against wrongful foreclosure, or suing banks on … [Read more...]

Abigail Field | Securitization Fail, Or, The Depth of Schneiderman’s Betrayal If Signs the Servicer Settlement, Or, Why DE AG Beau Biden Rocks

“If the Trust doesn’t really own the loans, you see, our deal blows up. If the Trust doesn’t … [Read more...]

Forced Placed Insurance | Elderly Couple Facing Foreclosure Claims JPMorgan Took Payments for Principal and Interest and Applied it Toward Insurance

Baird couple facing foreclosure claims house payments wrongly uncredited to mortage loan It’s … [Read more...]

Should the Government or the Market Set Mortgage Down Payments? A New Study

UNC's Center for Community Capital has posted a new analysis of 19.5 million mortgage loans … [Read more...]

What is the Relationship Between Credit Cards and Mortgage Delinquency?

Previously I mentioned this new paper on homeowners in bankruptcy in the American Bankruptcy Law … [Read more...]

In or Out of Mortgage Trouble? A Study of Bankrupt Homeowners

This is a newly published paper  in the American Bankruptcy Law Journal that I was lucky to work on … [Read more...]

In or Out of Mortgage Trouble? A Study of Bankrupt Homeowners

This is a newly published paper  in the American Bankruptcy Law Journal that I was lucky to work on … [Read more...]

DOLFO v BANK OF AMERICA | Homebuyers Claims BofA Found a New Dirty Trick Illegally Extract Money from Customers, Foreclose

Class of Homebuyers Claims BofA Found a New Dirty Trick SAN DIEGO (CN) – Bank of America found … [Read more...]

19 Payments Later, Bank of America Refuses to Honor Loan Mod after Husband Dies (VIDEO)

“Here I was, paying every month (the amount the bank told me to pay), thinking I was OK and … [Read more...]

Our Guide to Obama’s Floundering Foreclosure Programs

Our Guide to Obama’s Floundering Foreclosure Programs by Lois Beckett ProPublica More than 6 million … [Read more...]

Only One Paycheck Away from Disaster… No kidding, really? Go figure.

Okay, so I’m sitting here having my morning coffee and I come across Naked Capitalism’s post about a … [Read more...]

Bank of America approves permanent loan modification. Homeowner makes payments. Trustee sale set Oct. 19th.

A homeowner from Tennessee called me today in a panic because she had just been notified that Bank … [Read more...]

Today’s New… “But, You Didn’t Make Your Payment” Exemption to the Law

I’m not a lawyer, so let’s be very clear about that, but I’m about to tell you how the law has … [Read more...]

In The News: Thousands of Deeds Likely Forgeries

As if the country needed more proof of the outlaw behaviors of banks and their agents, The Baltimore … [Read more...]

Congress Says: Banks May Be Guilty For Service Members Suicide/Homicide/Wrongful Death.

This whole country should be seething with anger at the banks and criminal syndicates that have … [Read more...]

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