Blog posts • May 30, 2013 08:46 EDT
The banking industry has been asking courts to declare Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac promissory notes negotiable instruments. If they can't convince the courts to do so, then it will be a lot more difficult for them to foreclose on homes.
Blog posts • May 15, 2013 10:30 EDT
South Florida real estate and foreclosure attorney Roy Oppenheim asks Florida Gov. Rick Scott not to sign foreclosure legislation. Oppenheim says the bill violates the constitutional tenant of Ex Post Facto, among other things.
Blog posts • Aug 23, 2012 18:20 EDT
With the Republican and Democratic conventions fast approaching, housing is finally taking is rightful place as a key campaign issue.
Blog posts • Aug 10, 2012 18:00 EDT
Oppenheim Law exposes our "Dirty Dozen", a group of twelve banks that have perpetrated the most egregious tax fraud the IRS has ever seen.
Blog posts • Jul 13, 2012 12:21 EDT
Homeowners everywhere should be looking at California and taking notice. The government there is finally taking the power away from the banks and placing it back in the hands of the homeowners.
Blog posts • Jun 22, 2012 17:32 EDT
The banks are playing a warped game of To Tell The Truth with borrowers, but no one is winning this shell game.
Blog posts • May 19, 2012 18:15 EDT
At least a dozen states are using money from the national mortgage settlement and using it to fix problems unrelated to the housing crisis.
Blog posts • May 09, 2012 15:52 EDT
Roman Pino vs Bank of New York, a case to be heard Thursday, could finally have the banks facing justice for their illegal robosigning.
Blog posts • Apr 03, 2012 18:00 EDT
HSH Nordbank AG is now suing Barclays over mortgage-backed securities they bought from the NY-based bank.
Saturday Round-Up; Mortgage Debt Relief Extended?; NY Foreclosure Dismissed; Foreclosure Crisis in A Quilt
Blog posts • Mar 31, 2012 13:15 EDT
The Mortgage Relief Debt Act could be extended, and the foreclosure crisis told through a quilt in this week's roundup.
Blog posts • Mar 23, 2012 17:59 EDT
I think we have Project X to thank for a new program Bank of America is now testing to keep borrowers in their homes by turning them into renters.
Blog posts • Mar 21, 2012 16:59 EDT
Over a year ago I felt compelled to call out the Wall Street Journal after a particular column really got under my skin. It’s time to call them out once more.
Friday Round-Up — Bank Of America Makes Deal; Return of Rocket Docket?; Foreclosed Military To Receive Pay Day
Blog posts • Mar 09, 2012 16:40 EST
Bank of America borrowers and active military could see windfalls because of the mortgage settlement, while we could be seeing the return of Florida's rocket docket.
Blog posts • Mar 07, 2012 16:25 EST
Even if the expanded HAMP program helps a so-called house flipper, I say it's a risk the government is right to take.
Blog posts • Mar 02, 2012 17:43 EST
We're no closer to seeing the final mortgage settlement, plus we hear Eric Schneiderman could focus on REMICs, and we say goodbye to a great judge.