Ninth Circuit Restricts Availability of Diversity Jurisdiction When It Comes to Loan Modification Reviews
December 27, 2017. Read about a recent court decision involving federal court jurisdiction and foreclosures.
SCRA Foreclosure Protection Extended
December 12, 2017. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 extends the SCRA’s one-year post-service protection against nonjudicial foreclosure through December 31, 2019.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Halt Foreclosure Evictions for the Holidays
December 11, 2017. Foreclosed homeowners won't be evicted from their homes over the holidays. Also, foreclosure sales won’t go forward in hurricane-affected areas during this time.
120-Day Rule: Applicable to Breaches Other Than Non-Payment
October 31, 2017. The 120-day foreclosure restriction under federal law applies in the case of a non-payment related breach of the mortgage contract.
HARP Extended Through December 31, 2018
October 2, 2017. The HARP program is scheduled to end on December 31, 2018.
Two Loans, Same Lender: California Supreme Court to Decide State’s Deficiency Judgment Law
June 13, 2017. If the same lender has both a senior and junior lien on your California home, will a foreclosure of the first lien prevent a deficiency judgment on the second? The California Supreme Court will soon determine the answer.
Trump Administration Executive Order Targets the Dodd-Frank Act
February 13, 2017. Learn how the Dodd-Frank Act protects taxpayers from for paying for another banking bailout.