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  • Foreclosure
    Five reasons to attend the upcoming foreclosure summit
    On Saturday, October 25 community groups will host ‘Foreclosure Summit: Understanding the Problem, Identifying Solutions’. The focus will be on options, strategies and sources for assistance to the current foreclosure crisis. The...
  • FNMA
    Good news for those with bad credit
    The disappearance of subprime mortgages in 2008 all but precluded those with marginal credit from getting a home loan. After being bailed out with taxpayer dollars from TARP, banks unabashedly snubbed their noses at John and Jane Doe with the...
  • America under water
    Bank of America settlement not better than nothing
    WASHINGTON -- Bank of America gets off with a slap on the wrist paying a $16.65 billion settlement for selling toxic mortgage bonds. Although $7 billion of it is slated for consumer relief, the remedy is little more than a tincture to homeowners...
  • Take control of your situation
    Beating bill collectors
    The following strategies for surviving economic hard times are applicable until Congress makes changes to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. For some of us, times are tough – even if you are lucky enough to have a job. After eight years...
  • Lady Liberty
    Loan modification: racial profile a factor
    Lady Justice, the personification of the Roman goddess Justitia, keeps a vigil over the entrances of many court houses in America. For those who may have forgotten, she is often cast as an eyeless or blindfolded low-level Hyperion, signifying the...
  • Former Real Housewives of Atlanta star Sheree Whitfiled attends the The Moet & Chandon's Sex and the City 2 Private Screening in Atlanta
    Real estate lessons from The Real Housewives of Atlanta
    For a lot of people watching The Real Housewives shows is a guilty pleasure. If you really pay attention you could also learn a lot from these ladies. Lessons in real estate is one thing a viewer can gain by watching their favorite show.Most...
  • Ted's Westport Market in Westport WA has finally closed down
    Ted's Westport Market in Westport WA has finally closed down
    Ted’s Westport Market, formerly known as Ted’s Red Apple Market, finally shuttered its windows and boarded its doors on Monday, June 9th. The Westport, Washington based store was the central grocery store for the Westport area. Locals...
  • Veteran faces loss of home over flag
    Homeowner's association threatens to take veteran's home over U.S. flag
    Larry Murphree, a veteran who lives in Florida, is facing foreclosure and could lose his home -- not because he's behind in his mortgage payments, but because he dared to display a small U.S. flag in a flower pot outside his home, WTEV...
  • Ocwen Loan Servicing backs down in the face of Order to Show Cause
    Queens foreclosure attorney beats back Ocwen Loan Servicing and their attorneys
    On Sutphin Blvd., in Jamaica, Queens in a small office across the street from and in the shadows of the Queens County Civil Supreme Court there is a law firm who fights for consumers against the big banks and the attorneys who represent them....
  • Federal Judge in New York puts a halt to a foreclosure action in New Jersey
    Federal Judge in New York puts a halt to a foreclosure action in New Jersey
    This week, Federal Bankruptcy Judge Robert Grossman issued an order declaring a foreclosure action commenced in another state against a debtor and his wholly owned corporation void. This order supersedes a decision in a New Jersey foreclosure case...
  • Apple Mortgage Cake, inspiring true story
    Apple Mortgage Cake, inspiring true story
    What better time than Easter Sunday, the celebration of resurrection and redemption, to enjoy an inspiring modern true story of recovery?Brought to us by UP TV, Apple Mortgage Cake is based on the true story of a single mother of three, Angela...
  • Queens foreclosure attorney Brian McCaffrey
    Queens foreclosure attorney highlights foreclosure abuses in fight to keep homes
    On Monday April 14, 2014 in the New York State Supreme Court in the County of Queens the motion brought on by an Order to Show Cause will be marked ‘fully submitted’. The underlying action in this case was “fraught with...
  • Struggling Homeowners
    Education for struggling homeowners
    Homeowner’s who owe more on their home than it’s worth have an opportunity to learn what options are available.Anthony Biagi, author of The Homeowner Blueprint and the team at Help with Houses, will help homeowners if they are &lsquo...
  • Home buyers qualify for FHA loan despite short sale or foreclosure
    Home buyers qualify for FHA loan despite short sale or foreclosure
    Mortgage borrowers may now qualify for an FHA mortgage under new guidelines established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), according to Eli Younes of Viking Realty Group in Pembroke Pines on Tuesday.As a result of the...
  • Avoid foreclosure call Tash Casso 763.569.5644
    Short sale in Minnesota: Edina Realty agent Tash Casso
    Have you considered walking away from your home? Thinking about listing your property as a short sale in Minnesota? Before making any decisions that will effect your future contact Tash Casso, Edina Realty. She can help you avoid a foreclosure....