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Monthly Archives: June 2014

The economy is up, foreclosures are down but re-foreclosures are also up

Tue Jun 10, 2014 by on Florida Law News

As the Florida real estate and general economy are improving, with average sales prices increasing, the number of foreclosures dropping and unemployment also increasing a funny thing happened as we continue through this recovery: re-foreclosures are up. Re-foreclosures you ask?  That’s right. A re-foreclosure is when the bank for whatever reason dismissed the first foreclosure or in some cases homeowners […]

Banks have less than 30 days to file suit against homeowners for deficiency judgments

Tue Jun 3, 2014 by on Florida Law News

Starting today banks have less than 30 days to file suit against homeowners for deficiency judgments if the foreclosure judgement was entered any time before June 30, 2013. If the banks miss the deadline, the banks’ rights to continue with a deficiency for these older cases is over. After July 1, 2014 if one is foreclosed upon, in Florida, the […]

The Florida 5-Year Statute of Limitation Foreclosure Rule is Complex

Mon Jun 2, 2014 by on Florida Law News

Homeowner’s need to stand their ground and understand their rights. The application of Florida’s 5 year Statute of Limitations relating to a bank’s ability to foreclose a home (once 5 year’s has lapsed since the bank accelerated the loan)is in flux and a moving target. The Florida Supreme Court will now likely get involved and have the final say as […]

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