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 Latest Robo-Signing Settlement Bittersweet for Consumers

Latest Robo-Signing Settlement Bittersweet for Consumers

News   •   Feb 27, 2013 06:00 EST

LPS, a subsidiary of Docx received what seems a slap on the wrist for the robosigning debacle. And, federal prosecutors requires them to pay $35 million in fines, and to promise never to do it again. That fine comes on top of a $120.6 million settlement agreement with attorneys general in 46 states and Washington, D.C. to resolve similar allegations relating to housing, mortgages and fraud..

With CFPB Appointment In Limbo, So Is the Housing Recovery -- US News and World Report

With CFPB Appointment In Limbo, So Is the Housing Recovery -- US News and World Report

News   •   Feb 01, 2013 10:11 EST

A decision by a federal appeals court has called into question the recess appointment of CFPB director Richard Cordray,and so the Qualified Mortgage Rule, could be headed to the scrap yard.

Why the Housing Market Collapsed: Explaining Economic Homicide -- Yahoo! Homes

Why the Housing Market Collapsed: Explaining Economic Homicide -- Yahoo! Homes

News   •   Dec 13, 2012 11:06 EST

It's not enough to blame Wall Street for the housing market collapse, in fact it is important to understand why their conduct was so detrimental to our economy.

Residential real estate market already headed over fiscal cliff  -- Yahoo! Homes

Residential real estate market already headed over fiscal cliff -- Yahoo! Homes

News   •   Nov 10, 2012 10:17 EST

With the expiration of the Mortgage Debt Relief Act looming, the housing market faces the very real threat of going over the fiscal cliff unless Congress acts quickly.

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Trouble With Vatican Bank Mirrors Woes in U.S.

Trouble With Vatican Bank Mirrors Woes in U.S.

Blog posts   •   Mar 18, 2013 15:56 EDT

With a new spirit surrounding the country, amplified by a those willing to challenge Wall Street's 'Too big to Fail, Too Big to Jail,' reputation, will the new Pope or President Obama challenge these issues? The scandal and controversy that has recently marred the Vatican Bank has parallels to the scourge of lawlessness some critics say rules Wall Street institutions.

How Some States Are Spending Foreclosure Settlement Money Is Far From Settling

How Some States Are Spending Foreclosure Settlement Money Is Far From Settling

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.

House Flippers Getting Mortgage Relief? Obama Expands HAMP

House Flippers Getting Mortgage Relief? Obama Expands HAMP

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.

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Roy Oppenheim on Refinancing

Roy Oppenheim on Refinancing

In an excerpt from his speech to the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations, foreclosure defense attorney and legal commentat...

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From The Trenches: Era of the Short Sale Has Arrived

From The Trenches: Era of...

Foreclosure Defense Attorney Roy Oppenheim tells distressed homeowners that they can get out from underneath their underwater home via a ...

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