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Florida Remains a Leader in Nationwide Foreclosure Statistics

Florida remains tops in the nation for the highest percentage of distressed homes and the number of completed foreclosures, a new report has found. The state’s foreclosure inventory (properties in some stage of foreclosure) stood at 8.6% of all mortgaged homes in June, real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday. While that rate is down from a revised 8.8% in May and from 11.5% in June of last year, it

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Independent Foreclosure Review Rust Settlement - Speak with a Florida FOreclosure Attorney

Lucky Few Floridians Get $125,000 from Foreclosure Settlement, Most to Get $300

The first wave of checks from the $3.6 billion dollar federal settlement will be mailed this Friday according to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, with hundreds of thousands of them going to Florida residents. Out of the 4.2 million borrowers who will be receiving settlement checks, a lucky 1,100 residents nationwide will receive the maximum payout of $125,000

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Loan Modification Programs, Loss Mitigation Programs, Short Sale Programs

Loss Mitigation Programs Overview

In the wake of the housing crisis, lawsuits against lenders, and settlements between government entities and some of the world’s biggest banks, an alphabet soup of loss mitigation programs has emerged and re-emerged. To help make sense of all of the available programs and how they relate to your situation, I have prepared the below outline which describes substantially all of the major programs being offered on residential loans today.

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Florida Loses Top Foreclosure Spot to Nevada

Florida has ranked number one in the nation for foreclosure activity during the last 6 months, but now that run has ended. New statistics for March 2013 report Nevada as now being number one in the country. One in every 317 homes in Florida is in some stage of foreclosure, while statistics show one in each 306 homes in Nevada is in foreclosure. According to RealtyTrac, Florida had 12,100 new

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Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Announce “No-Doc” Loan Modification Program

Beginning in July of this year, borrowers with mortgages owned or backed by Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac will be able to reduce their monthly payments without providing documentation regarding their income under a program introduced late last month. The program announced March 29, 2013 by the Federal Housing Finance Agency. It has been designed to curb losses to the government-owned Fannie & Freddie by letting borrowers that are

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Foreclosure Trial, Stop Foreclosure Trial, Non-Jury Trial, Bankruptcy, Trial, Attorney, Delay Trial, delay foreclosure trial

Why was my Foreclosure Case Scheduled for Non-Jury Trial?!?!

If you are among the thousands of South Florida borrowers in Foreclosure that have recently received an order from the court scheduling a non-jury trial, your time and options are limited. South Florida courts have enacted new rules and procedures to push through aging foreclosure cases, which will clear their case load but send myriad properties in to foreclosure sale and potentially flood the market with inventory. In Palm Beach,

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Bankruptcy Loan Modification Mediation Program. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy lawyer.

South Florida Bankruptcy Courts Implement Mortgage Modification Mediation Program

Mediation is usually a great way for a plaintiff and defendant to sit down with a neutral arbiter to hash out their differences and come to a resolution that is usually better than continued litigation. Mediation is successful in all types of disputes including personal injury cases, contract disputes and even divorces. However, in these cases, circuit court judges will readily punish a party who fails to attend mediation or

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Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Foreclosure Bill Speed Up Lawyer

Foreclosure Speed-Up Bill Continues House Trek

The bill to expedite the foreclosure process has passed its second committee, the House Justice Appropriations Committee, by a 9-2 vote. Known as House Bill 87, this bill allows third-party lien holders to start foreclosure proceedings and rushes the final judgment of foreclosure if a legitimate defense is not filed. Objections from consumer advocates fear HB 87 would put the rights of homeowners at risk but the bill also includes

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Foreclosure Defense Attorney - Florida Zombie Foreclosures

Borrowers Are Discovering That Their Foreclosed Homes Are Coming Back To Haunt Them — Long After They Have Moved Out

Your home has been in foreclosure, possibly for years, and the bank has finally set a sale date so you move out. You and your family are starting over in a new home and you no longer think of your old home that the bank sold. That is, until years later when a debt collector calls to tell you that you owe thousands in new debt from the home. That

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Short Sale Attorney, Short Sell Lawyer

Insurer Can Sue for Unpaid Mortgage Debt

The most important thing to learn before short selling a property or being foreclosed upon by the lender is whether or not the deficiency will be waived. If the deficiency has been waived then your responsibility to pay that debt has been excused. If the deficiency was not waived when your property was short sold or foreclosed upon and your loan had private mortgage insurance, then be prepared for a

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