Florida Foreclosure Defense: Palm Beach County Trial Win for The Law Offices of Evan M. Rosen

Florida Foreclosure Defense: Palm Beach County Trial Win for The Law Offices of Evan M. Rosen Cross-posted from The Law Offices of Evan M. Rosen Just before trial starts, the Judge asks to see the file. She wants to review the Complaint and Answer. She takes a few minutes and then trial starts. Both sides … Read more

FHFA Working Paper: How Low Can House Prices Go?

Working Paper 15-1: How Low Can House Prices Go? Estimating a Conservative Lower Bound Published: 5/14/2015 Author:Alex Bogin, Senior Economist; Stephen Bruestle, Lecturer; William M. Doerner, Senior ​Economist ​​Abstract: We develop a theoretically-based statistical technique to identify a conservative lower bound for house prices.  Leveraging a model based upon consumer and investor incentives, we are able to … Read more

MERS Litigation — Brief Of Amicus Curiae The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School And Law Professors in Support of The Appellee, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Recorder Of Deeds

SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT MERS represents a major departure from and grave disruption of recording practices in counties such as Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, that have traditionally ensured the orderly transfer of real property across the country. Prior to MERS, records of real property interests were public, transparent, and provided a secure foundation upon which the American … Read more

Expiring Foreclosure Court Money in Florida May Help and Hurt Homeowners

Expiring Foreclosure Court Money in Florida May Help and Hurt Homeowners Florida’s foreclosures courts are bracing for the loss of millions of dollars dedicated to tackling a once-formidable backlog of home repossession cases that has plummeted 66 percent in two years. More than $21 million budgeted statewide in 2013 for added judicial muscle expires June … Read more

It’s a Wonderful Life: Florida Judge Invokes Classic Movie in Bank Beat Down

It’s a Wonderful Life: Florida Judge Invokes Classic Movie in Bank Beat Down A Florida appeals court judge invoked the classic Christmas movie It’s a Wonderful Life in a foreclosure ruling this week that sent the bank packing. In the two-page judgment issued Wednesday, 4th District Court of Appeal Judge Robert Gross says in It’s … Read more