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How Banks Are Worsening the Foreclosure Crisis

The bad mortgages that got the current financial crisis started have produced a terrifying wave of home foreclosures. Unless the foreclosure surge eases, even the most extravagant federal stimulus spending won’t spur an economic recovery.

HSBC Loses at Summary Judgment In Broward County, Florida

HSBC’s Motion for Summary Judgment and allows homeowner Socorro Hernandez to continue to defend the foreclosure filed against her.

Florida Fair Lending Act

The Florida Fair Lending Act, Chapter 494, Florida Statutes, prohibits predatory tactics on high cost home loans

Drafting Workout Agreements

Workout agreements have to address a number of bankruptcy and foreclosure issues, as well as transactional ones. Many workout agreements don't address all of the consequences of what liabilities and procedures apply if the workout fails.

Title Problems that Only a Bankruptcy Court Can Solve

Only the unique powers of a bankruptcy court can solve some title problems.


There are several options a person facing foreclosure might take. It mostly depends on what the person wants.

New Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) Guidelines and Qualification

If you are employed with income coming in monthly indefinitely you may be eligible for a Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).

Why Florida's Foreclosure Machine Is Slowing Down

The State of Florida has the third highest foreclosure rate in the United States after Nevada and Arizona. Florida's legislature appropriated $9.6 million this year to hire semi-retired judges and case managers to preside and assist in foreclosure hearings.

What to Do with An Unwanted Timeshare

In today’s current economic climate with many homeowners losing their home to foreclosure, short sale or simply “walking away” they are finding that they are burdened by their timeshare vacation rental with their ever increasing assessments.

New Landlord Tenant New York Loft Law

Implications of new loft law

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