Mortgage Doomed to Fail – Judge Allows Suit to Proceed Against Bank of America and Attorneys Accused of Facilitating Mortgage Doomed to Failure

New York Law Journal February 01, 2010 A Brooklyn judge has allowed an action to go forward against two attorneys and others who are accused of facilitating a $629,000 mortgage for a waitress who earned less than $25,000 a year. Plaintiff Portia Joseph alleged Brooklyn attorney Adrian A. Ellis, who represented her in connection with … Read more

DOES ASSET BACKED SECURITIZATION MEAN NO NOTE?

Questions??? Is asset backed securitization the transformation of a single note into multiple pieces? Do these pieces act like a waterfall of cash flow? Are they then distributed as investments, structured finances, accruals, accretions and cash flows set forth into many classes of offerings? If you take a dollar bill and slice it up and … Read more

ALERT – Florida Banksters Move to Dramatically Speed Up the Foreclosure Process by Changing FL to a NON JUDICIAL STATE

If bankers get their way, Floridians facing foreclosure could be kicked out of their homes in as little as three months. The Florida Bankers Association, the 400-member-strong lenders’ lobby, has presented state legislators with a bill to upend decades of Florida law and establish “non-judicial” foreclosures in Florida by July 1. What’s a non-judicial foreclosure? … Read more

Judge Rules in New Orleans – EFFECTS WILL BE FELT IN FLORIDA

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Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, As Trustee for FFMLT 2006-FF13, Plaintiff, v. Terry A. McRae a/k/a Terry McRae, et. al., Defendants.

Decided on January 25, 2010 Supreme Court, Allegany County Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, As Trustee for FFMLT 2006-FF13, Plaintiff, v. Terry A. McRae a/k/a Terry McRae, et. al., Defendants. By way of the September 8, 2009 Order, this court previously determined that Plaintiff lacked standing, because it failed “to submit evidence of proper assignment/delivery … Read more

Freddie Mac: Delinquencies Increase Sharply

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Home Affordable Modification Program HAMP – Program Update and Resolution of Active Trial Modifications

January 28, 2010 TG-516 Administration Updates Documentation Collection Process and Releases Guidance to Expedite Permanent Modifications WASHINGTON – As part of the Administration’s ongoing housing market stabilization plan, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released updated guidance for servicers participating in the Administration’s mortgage modification … Read more

Bank of America at it AGAIN! Central Florida Couple Faces Foreclosure Despite Having Proof That All Mortgage Payments Were Made

Roger Wilsford and Teresa Stamey are about to lose their mobile home to foreclosure. Wilsford said he’d been paying his monthly payments of $762 to mortgage company Taylor, Bean and Whitaker, but last August it went into bankruptcy and he didn’t know it. “Still, you know, I’d get a bill from Taylor, Bean and Whitaker, … Read more

Lenders Pursue Mortgage Payoffs Long After Homeowners Default

By Kathleen M. Howley Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) — When John King stopped making payments on his home in Coral Gables, Florida, two years ago, he assumed the foreclosure ended his mortgage contract, he said. Last month, a Miami-Dade County court gave collectors permission to pursue him for $44,000 stemming from the default. King is among … Read more

Too Many Jobs – Linda Green, Tywanna Thomas, Korell Harp and Shelly Scheffey

For this report, over 500 mortgage assignments were examined. Each Assignment was filed by Docx, a mortgage servicing company  in Alpharetta, GA; each was notarized in Fulton County, GA. Many  of  these  Assignments  have  been  used  in  foreclosure  actions  filed  by  Deutsche  Bank  as proof that it has the legal right to file the foreclosure … Read more

Predatory Grizzly “Bear” Attacks Innocent, Elderly, Poor, Minorities, Disabled & Disadvantaged With Predatory Lending Scams & Frauds!

The Story of Bear Stearns Direct Involvement In And Support Of Predatory Lending In America!   Here is a 105 page report witten by Nye Lavalle going back over ten years… INTRODUCTION This report documents what is now known to be one of the largest predatory lending, servicing and financial scandals in America. The report documents … Read more

Correspondence Between A.I.G., the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Securities and Exchange Commission Over How to Keep Elements of the Bailout from being Publicly Disclosed!!!

Timmy!!! Looks like you has some explaining to do… Reuters:  SEC mulled national security status for AIG details NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. securities regulators originally treated the New York Federal Reserve’s bid to keep secret many of the details of the American International Group bailout like a request to protect matters of national security, … Read more

How to Beat the Banks at Their Own Game – A Strategy Straight out of the Tax Shelter Playbook

Source: Neil Garfield Livinglies If this is feasible, which it looks like it is, it could be a game changer… “Here is a strategy straight out of the tax shelter playbook that could result in widespread relief for homeowners underwater. It comes from a high-finance tax shelter expert who shall remain unnamed. He and a … Read more

Underwater and Not Walking Away – Strategic Default

Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis Brent White University of Arizona Despite reports that homeowners are increasingly “walking away” from their mortgages, most homeowners continue to make their payments even when they are significantly underwater.  This article suggests that most homeowners choose not to strategically default as a result of two … Read more

MERS Cases: The Good (for MERS), The Bad (for MERS), & The Ugly (for MERS)

Here is an article that we can learn from… It is written from MERS point of view regarding recent cases… MERS Cases: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly in From The Orb By T. Robert Finlay & Nicholas G. Hood on Friday 22 January 2010 REQUIRED READING: There is little doubt that America is … Read more

Analysis of Mortgage Servicing Performance January 2010

STATE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION WORKING GROUP Executive Summary As this report goes to publication, one in seven borrowers is behind on their mortgage. One in four homeowners with a mortgage owes more than their home is worth. The unemployment rate is 10% nationally, with millions of additional Americans either out of the workforce or underemployed.  Hundreds of thousands of homeowners … Read more

A New Wave of Ajustable Rate Mortgage Foreclosures are Just Around the Corner

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FDIC Chief Got Bank of America Loans While Working On Its Rescue

Agency Grants Sheila Bair Retroactive Ethics Waiver on Mortgages By By Keith Epstein and David Heath Huffington Post Investigative Fund Sheila Bair, one of the chief regulators overseeing Bank of America’s federal rescue, took out two mortgages worth more than $1 million from the banking giant last summer during ongoing negotiations about the bank’s bailout … Read more

Trashed Out – This is Getting Ridiculous – Iraq Homecoming Spoiled After Bank of America Forecloses On Wrong Home AGAIN!

Pattern Here Folks??? Bay State Couple Says Bank Took Possession Of Wrong Home In Florida BOSTON — A Massachusetts couple says their son’s homecoming from Iraq was spoiled when Bank of America/Countrywide foreclosed on their Florida home, which they owned free and clear, according to a lawsuit. Homeowner Charlie Cardoso, of New Bedford, was shocked … Read more

AFFIRMED – Motion to Dismiss Granted WITH Prejudice, Defendants’ Attorney’s Fees Awarded

FLORIDA CASE NO: 1D07-2626 THE BANK OF NEW YORK, acting solely in its capacity as trustee for EQUICREDIT   CORPORATION TRUST 2001-2,   Appellant, v. PAULETTE WILLIAMS, et al., Appellees   4closureFraud http://4closurefraud.org/ Tweet