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Boca Raton homeowner wins multi-million dollar foreclosure suit after legal misstep

Sat Jul 27, 2013 by on Florida Law News

  The following article was written by Kim Miller  for  The Palm Beach Post and republished in The South Florida Law Blog. A Boca Raton homeowner whose waterfront mansion has been in foreclosure since 2008 had her case voluntarily dismissed by her lender Thursday in Palm Beach County court after a legal misstep during trial. Because the case is so old, homeowner […]

Strategic Defaulters Are Public Enemy #1 Again (Unless They’re on Wall Street)

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homesand is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Deficiency judgments are probably the last thing any homeowner under threat of foreclosure wants to think about. For the uninitiated, a deficiencyis when the proceeds from a foreclosure sale, or a short sale, don’t cover the balance of the mortgage […]

Foreclosure and The Presidential Race: Has Obama Done Enough?

Thu Aug 23, 2012 by on Foreclosure Law

  The Republican and Democratic conventions are almost upon us, and the housing crisis has finally been inserted into the presidential election. Maybe the President and his Republican rival see homeowners as nothing more than another campaign issue to be exploited, or maybe they are finally starting to understand how central the need to tackle the foreclosure problem is to […]

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