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Consolidation and the Value of Bank Debt

The Great Recession, although now fading into history, was certainly devastating to financial markets in general and banking institutions specifically. However, the strategic response to the crisis by financial institutions, coupled with legislative initiatives that drastically altered the regulatory landscape, ...

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The Impact of Delinquent Property Taxes

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Staying on top of property tax payments is critical for real estate investors. Here, a subject-matter expert provides insights into the critical factors that must be considered when ensuring properties are kept current.

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The Obduskey Effect: Foreclosures, FDCPA, and the Supreme Court

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s definition of “debt collectors” has led to both extensive litigation and contradictory Circuit Court decisions. Codilis & Associates member Lauren Riddick dives into the impact of the case, and discusses how the results may clear up some of these contradictions.

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DACA Borrowers: FHA Eligible Again?

An expert sheds light on the debate about DACA borrower eligibility for FHA loans following reports that FHA is not, as previously reported, denying mortgages to DACA recipients.

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