Miami Judge Sanctions Tampa-Based Albertelli Law, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s Former Bank for ‘Frivolous’ Foreclosure

Miami Judge Sanctions Law Firm, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s Former Bank for ‘Frivolous’ Foreclosure Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s former bank and its attorney face a separate hearing to set punishment. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Pedro P. Echarte Jr. sanctioned Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s former bank, California-based OneWest Bank, and its law firm for filing a frivolous foreclosure … Read more

Wells Fargo Just Reported The Worst Mortgage Number Since The Financial Crisis

Wells Fargo Just Reported The Worst Mortgage Number Since The Financial Crisis When we reported Wells Fargo’s Q3 earnings back in October, we drew readers’ attention to one specific line of business, the one we dubbed the bank’s “bread and butter“, namely mortgage lending, and which as we then reported was “the biggest alarm” because … Read more

Florida: Couple May Lose Home for Refusing to Pay Association’s $25 Late Fee

Florida: Couple May Lose Home for Refusing to Pay Association’s $25 Late Fee Foreclosure trial concludes in case of West Palm Beach townhouse owner who faces losing home over $25 late fee What started with a $25 late fee three years ago for townhouse owner David Silva has grown to a foreclosure fight over a … Read more

DEUTSCHE BANK NAT’L TRUST CO. v. BURKE: Neither Deutsche Bank Nor Any Mortgage Servicer Acting On Its Behalf Has The Right to Foreclose

DEUTSCHE BANK NAT’L TRUST CO. v. BURKE: Neither Deutsche Bank Nor Any Mortgage Servicer Acting On Its Behalf Has The Right to Foreclose ~ FINAL DECLARATORY JUDGMENT STEPHEN Wm SMITH, Magistrate Judge. Judgment is rendered in favor of defendants John and Joanna Burke against plaintiff Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., as Trustee of the Residential … Read more

Keeping The Pros On Speed Dial: How Communication Is Key To New Business Success

Keeping The Pros On Speed Dial: How Communication Is Key To New Business Success Are you just starting out with your new business venture? If so, you already know that you have a long list of important names and numbers of clients and pros that you work with daily. But what about those you need … Read more

Molotov Cocktail: Fire Deliberately Set at Office of Waypoint Homes After Facing Landlord Complaints

Molotov Cocktail: Fire Deliberately Set at Office of Waypoint Homes After Facing Landlord Complaints Gwinnett County fire investigators are asking the public for information about the identity of a person who started a fire at a local office for a nationwide house renting company that was recently the subject of an ABC News investigation. Fire … Read more