Category Archives: Foreclosure Stories

Faulty Foreclosure May Mean Massachusetts Buyer Isn’t Owner

In a previous post, we spoke about the rather important decision that the Massachusetts’ highest court rendered, when they ruled on the Ibanez case.  In that case, they said that the bank had to own the note and mortgage at … Continue reading

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Banks Dismissing Foreclosure Suits in SW Florida

Friday, 21 January 2011 Banks in recent weeks have been dropping hundreds of their Southwest Florida foreclosure lawsuits instead of facing defendants at trial, according to local attorneys and court records. Opinions varied sharply on whether that means banks are … Continue reading

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Requesting Note Information May Result in Credit Score Drop

In todays world of automation and general lack of customer service weird things can happen. It has been reported that people asking Mortgage Servicers for the names and addresses of the entities who own their Mortgages are having their credit scores lowered. … Continue reading

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The Foreclosure Fraud Scandal Just Got Harder to Ignore

The Massachusetts Supreme Court issued a major decision against the banks on the issue of foreclosure fraud on January 7, 2011. In US Trust vs. Ibanez, (which we analyzed earlier) the court ruled that the banks in the case did … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Defenses, Foreclosure Fraud, Foreclosure Stories, Homeowner Wins Foreclosure Case

FRAUD ON THE COURT

In US Bank v. Harpster the Law Offices Of David J. Stern committed fraud on the court by the evidence based on the Assignment of Mortgage that was created and notarized on December 5, 2007. However, that purported creation/notarization date was facially impossible: … Continue reading

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Problems with Foreclosure Notices Loom as Next Flaw in Process

Improperly served foreclosure notices may be the mortgage industry’s next roadblock to repossessing homes. The Florida attorney general’s office is investigating two of the state’s largest companies that serve court summonses on homeowners, while at the same time judges are … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Stories, The Players

Judge wants answers to foreclosure document fees

By SHANNON BEHNKEN | The Tampa Tribune Published: November 18, 2010 Updated: 11/19/2010 07:41 am DADE CITY – Pasco County Circuit Judge Susan Gardner decided to take a closer look at her foreclosure cases after law firms were accused recently of … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Fraud, Foreclosure Stories

South Florida at center of growing foreclosure legal mess

10/23/2010 © South Florida Sun-Sentinel Does this sound familiar? South Florida lawyer from humble origins presides over a rapidly expanding business empire. He spends lavishly along the way, with a fleet of expensive sports cars, million-dollar waterfront properties and yachts, … Continue reading

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Lee suit to fight foreclosure fees

10/28/2010 © Ft. Myers News-Press Three Lee County property owners who say they are being priced out of the court system will file a lawsuit today against top Florida officials, arguing a 2009 law that raised the cost of foreclosure … Continue reading

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Judge: 357 idle foreclosure suits gone in 2 1/2 hours

10/30/2010 © Bradenton Herald MANATEE — The foreclosure case was filed in March 2007. Within a month, all of the parties were served with copies of the suit. Then, nothing. No reply from the homeowner. No filings nor hearings set … Continue reading

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