April 28, 2017

GAO Study Finds OCC Foreclosure Review too Hard for Us to Understand

Apparently, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has been studying the possible reasons why s … [Read more...]

Mortgage Servicing… The Winds Have Shifted, the Pendulum is About to Swing

  Early in 2010, while speaking in Park City, Utah at the American Bar Association’s Conference … [Read more...]

Scott Stafne for Washington State Supreme Court – A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Attorney Scott Stafne is running for a seat on the State Supreme Court in the State of Washington.  … [Read more...]

I Would Have Bet Anything Against This 10 Years Ago…

I’m not kidding about this… If even ten years ago, someone would have tried to tell me … [Read more...]

Announcing the National Mortgage Settlement – My Favorite President Obama Speech of All

    It happened last February 9th.  President Obama announced what would become soon … [Read more...]

Lost Pride in America Mine

    I’ve always felt nothing but unqualified anguish when thinking about the genocide t … [Read more...]

President Obama, Bored With the Foreclosure Crisis. That Explains A Lot, Actually.

  Jean Braucher is the Roger C. Henderson Professor of Law at the University of Arizona law … [Read more...]

Attention DOERS… You DID IT Again! SunTrust Responds.

  Well, DOERS… You’ve done it once again.  I hope you’re proud of … [Read more...]

SUNTRUST BANK – You’d evict a 76 year-old woman who lived in home for 44 years over $41?

  SUNTRUST BANK…  ~~~ It’s Friday afternoon and I’m tired… damn tired.  ~~~ I haven’t slept in 2 … [Read more...]

SUNTRUST BANK – You’d evict a 76 year-old woman who lived in home for 44 years over $41?

  SUNTRUST BANK…  ~~~ It’s Friday afternoon and I’m tired… damn tired.  ~~~ I haven’t slept in 2 … [Read more...]

SUNTRUST BANK – You’d evict a 76 year-old woman who lived in home for 44 years over $41?

  SUNTRUST BANK…  ~~~ It’s Friday afternoon and I’m tired… damn tired.  ~~~ I haven’t slept in 2 … [Read more...]

SUNTRUST BANK – You’d evict a 76 year-old woman who lived in home for 44 years over $41?

  SUNTRUST BANK…  ~~~ It’s Friday afternoon and I’m tired… damn tired.  ~~~ I haven’t slept in 2 … [Read more...]

SUNTRUST BANK – You’d evict a 76 year-old woman who lived in home for 44 years over $41?

  SUNTRUST BANK…  ~~~ It’s Friday afternoon and I’m tired… damn tired.  ~~~ I haven’t slept in 2 … [Read more...]

SUNTRUST BANK – You’d evict a 76 year-old woman who lived in home for 44 years over $41?

  SUNTRUST BANK…  ~~~ It’s Friday afternoon and I’m tired… damn tired.  ~~~ I haven’t slept in 2 … [Read more...]

Chase? Hello? Mr. Dimon? Are You Really Going to Do This to a Single Mom in this Situation?

    Life on this planet can be absolutely wonderful.  And right across the street it can seem to be … [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...]

CAR- California Assn. of Realtors Tries to Kill Homeowners Bill of Rights

  You know, I wasn’t going to say anything about the role of Realtors here, but now that the C … [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...]

OCC Raises the Stakes to Lure Homeowners? Right?

  Okay, so please forgive me for saying so, but there’s something very smarmy about this … [Read more...]

Two Weeks in the Life of Mandelman Matters

Lately it has occurred to me that no one really has any idea what I do with my days… and way … [Read more...]

California State Bar Court Lacks Fundamental Knowledge of Loan Modifications

    When it comes to the subject of getting one’s mortgage modified, very few actual … [Read more...]

How Do You Take Your Catastrophe? Um, just a little at a time, please… with two Splendas.

  We really are, in large part anyway, a nation of petty, self-absorbed, badly behaved … [Read more...]

How Do You Take Your Catastrophe? Um, just a little at a time, please… with two Splendas.

  We really are, in large part anyway, a nation of petty, self-absorbed, badly behaved … [Read more...]

Through a Glass Darkly – The State Bar’s Lack of Transparency On Loan Mod Lawyers

Through a Glass Darkly: the State Bar’s Lack of Transparency On Loan Mod Lawyers Guest P … [Read more...]

FTC Shuts Down Forensic Audit Scam that claims: 95% of mortgages may be legally unenforceable. (Where have I heard that before?)

      Just a few days ago, the FTC sent out the press release shown in its entirety … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Warren Asks Netroots Nation a Question. Problem is, I think the answer is NO.

So, I guess a couple of weeks ago, Elizabeth Warren was a speaker at Netroots Nation, which I … [Read more...]

Just Another Wells Fargo Tale. Mr. Stumpf, With All Due Respect…

  Today, I heard from a woman who lives in Carmichael, California, and wouldn’t you … [Read more...]

Things I think homeowners should know about loan modifications & HAMP-2

If you already know who I am… great.  If you don’t, you can find out after you read this, but for the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Mandelman Interviews Utah Attorney Walter T. Keane

  Meet Walter T. Keane, Attorney at Law Mandelman Matters’ Trusted Attorney in the State … [Read more...]

Nancy Pelosi sent my reader Amy an email. And Amy replied brilliantly.

On Jun 9, 2012, at 10:40 AM, Nancy Pelosi wrote: Amy –

Today is my 25th anniversary in Con … [Read more...]

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