Blog posts

Saturday Round-Up; Mortgage Debt Relief Extended?; NY Foreclosure Dismissed; Foreclosure Crisis in A Quilt

Mar 31, 2012 13:15 EDT Oppenheim Law The Mortgage Relief Debt Act could be extended, and the foreclosure crisis told through a quilt in this week's roundup.

Friday Round-Up; Budget Cuts Cripple Foreclosure Docket; Whistleblower gets $18 mil; Stern employees settle

Mar 16, 2012 17:07 EDT Oppenheim Law What budget cuts in the Clerk's Office will do to your foreclosure case, plus a homeowner's dogged work when she was threatened with foreclosure results in a payday.

Friday Round-Up; Still No Settlement; Schneiderman Looks at REMICs, Judge Loses Cancer Battle

Mar 02, 2012 17:43 EST Oppenheim Law 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.

Mar 01, 2012 16:43 EST Oppenheim Law If the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act is not renewed, you could be hit with a massive tax bill if you do a short sale on your home.

Politicians and Banks At It Again! Bring It On!

Feb 28, 2012 20:58 EST Oppenheim Law The Florida Fair Foreclosure Act is one step closer to law, and I couldn't be happier.

Florida Fair Foreclosure Act? Fair to Whom?

Feb 24, 2012 16:19 EST Oppenheim Law The Florida Fair Foreclosure Act may be targeting abandoned homes, but it doesn't do nearly enough to protect good homeowners.

Settlement Or No Settlement; Homeowners You Must Stand Your Ground!

Feb 21, 2012 16:46 EST Oppenheim Law With the mortgage settlement done and foreclosures back on the rise in 2012, it is more important than ever that homeowners stand up to the banks.

Friday Round-Up — Settlement Docs Weeks Away, Donovan Hopes Fannie and Freddie Come Around; Citi-Bank Settles Suit; Bank Approves Loan Modification, Then Forecloses

Feb 17, 2012 16:51 EST Oppenheim Law In our end of the week round-up, we discuss an update to the foreclosure settlement and the documents behind it and several cases of banks acting badly.