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Law Firms and Mortgage Servicers Promote Industry Growth

Kicking off with a member reception Monday at the historic Joule Hotel in Dallas, Texas, the 11th semi-annual Legal League 100 Servicer Summit continues on Tuesday with a day full of education and networking. The event brings together mortgage servicers, ...

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Richard M. Squire & Associates, LLC Announces Expansion

Richard M. Squire & Associates, a Jenkintown, Pennsylvania based end-to-end mortgage default services law firm, announced its expansion into New Jersey. The firm, which brands itself as “smaller than some but second to none”, holds key business values such as ...

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Your Pre-Foreclosure Crash Course

In this exclusive webinar presented by the Five Star Federation of REO Certified Experts (FORCE), dive into the best practices for loan modifications, short sales, initial occupancy inspections, squatters, cash-for-keys, deed-in-lieu, evictions, and lockouts. Your host is Jim Hastings, FORCE Advisory ...

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How Foreclosures Impact the Nation’s Hottest Housing Markets

What separates Reno from Columbus? Foreclosure inventory, according to a study that used foreclosures as a percent of sales as a tie-breaker for comparing the sales and prices of homes in both these cities.

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Castle Law Defendants Awarded $1.9M in Legal Fees

Discussing his clients’ victory, Larry Pozner, the lead defense attorney in the case, said, “How dare the state tell a law firm what quality it must hire or what sacrifices it should make to please the state. The clients were satisfied with the services they were receiving.”

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Rental Payment History vs. Mortgage Delinquency Risk

Rental payment history is indicative of future mortgage loan performance and should be considered when individuals apply for mortgage loans, according to new research from the Urban Institute. “Access to mortgage credit remains overly tight in part because we are ...

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Putting Abandoned Properties Under the Spotlight

Ever since the Washington Supreme Court’s decision in the Jordan v. NationStar case, loan servicers have been on edge about securing abandoned property. House Bill 2057 seeks to address this, and several other pressing issues. Most of the bill's sections ...

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A New Tactic to Fight Zombie Homes

This June, Washington state will implement a new law (HB2057) designed to combat abandoned zombie properties and streamline interactions between government and lenders when it comes to preventing urban blight as the properties fall into disrepair. As reported by the ...

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