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Yearly Archives: 2011

Foreclosure Headlines: Robo Signer/ Whistle Blower Dead, Occupy The Street; Homeowner Holiday Reprieve, Average Foreclosure Length Up, New Mass AG Sues Banks

Mon Dec 5, 2011 by on Bank Fraud & Florida Law News

Notary behind robo-signing scandal found dead A whistle-blower who brought a massive case to light was found dead inside her Nevada home. Officers found the body of Tracy Lawrence, 43, after she failed to show up for a 8:30 a.m. court appearance, Las Vegas station KSNV reported. She was supposed to be sentenced for her role in the fraud case, […]

Rakoff to the Rescue: Judge Tosses Citigroup Settlement

Sun Dec 4, 2011 by on Florida Law News

Let’s start with Roy Oppenheim’s bottom line first: “The SEC runs a revolving door of crony capitalism where attorneys and enforcement officers come and go exchanging positions with Wall Street and the large banks as frequently as you and I change our underwear.” Last month we told you about a federal judge pulling a not-so-fast on the Security Exchange Commission […]

Own vs Rent: Florida Stronger Allure for Home Buyers

Are the days of foreclosure turning into buy-closure? Owning a home in Florida continues to become the more affordable option relative to renting, but several obstacles prevent many from taking the plunge according to a recent Florida real estate article in the Wall Street Journal.   The inventory of unsold homes has declined sharply from one year ago in many […]

Roy Oppenheim Gives Thanks to Florida Homeowners

Wed Nov 23, 2011 by on Florida Law News

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. I always ask myself why and come to the same conclusions: Traditions! Whether you are born in the U.S., a recent immigrant or like me, a first generation from immigrant parents … on Thanksgiving we are not just all Americans … but we are all Hundred Percenters. That’s right. Not 99 percenters […]

Occupy Your Living Room! What? #OccupyWallStreet Via Foreclosure

Fri Nov 18, 2011 by on Florida Law News

Some underwater and financially fractured homeowners are supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement from the comfort of their own living room. As the Occupy Wall Street completes its two-month anniversary and demonstrators were removed from Zuccotti Park, let’s take a moment to reflect on why these demonstrations are now resonating with both Main Street America and homeowners that are underwater […]

#Fail – Government Plan to Help #Florida Homeowners

At first glance, it looks like Florida foreclosure victims are finally getting the help they need from the feds. Reading the fine print it looks like if we had to describe this in one tweet word: #fail. The same banksters that sunk the economic ship into the mortgage crisis are now the decision makers for homeowners looking for foreclosure mercy. […]

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