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New Bill Addresses Reverse Mortgage Foreclosures

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The Philadelphia City Council recently introduced a bill to help prevent reverse mortgage foreclosures when a homeowner is in a payment agreement for real estate taxes on their homes. As a requirement for a reverse mortgage, borrowers must remain current ...

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Massachusetts Appeals Court Clarifies Demand Letter Ruling

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. Recently, in U.S. Bank, National Association as Trustee v. Milan, the Massachusetts Appeals Court provided further clarification on when the Pinti rule may be inapplicable. As ...

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Massachusetts Court Affirms MERS Ability to Assign Title

Massachusetts became the latest state to award victory to MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., in a series of lawsuits challenging MERS' authority to assign titles. MERS announced on August 12 that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Superior Court issued a ruling in Gardner v. Mortgage Electronic Registration System, Inc., that MERS could act as the mortgagee even though it is not the holder of the note

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