Two Faces: Demystifying the Mortgage Electronic Registration System’s Land Title Theory

Christopher Lewis Peterson University of Utah – S.J. Quinney College of Law Date posted: October 01, 2010 Abstract: Hundreds of thousands of home foreclosure lawsuits have focused judicial scrutiny on the Mortgage Electronic Registration System (“MERS”). This Article updates and expands upon an earlier piece by exploring the implications of state Supreme Court decisions holding … Read more

This is NOT About Free Houses – Market Ticker Foreclosure Fraud Update: Weekend Condensed Edition

“This is not, at this point, about whether the homeowner is paying or not.  I am not going to sit here and try to justify the impossible-to-justify – giving people free houses.  That is something we clearly cannot do. No, I’m going to make the case here instead that this is not about “free houses” … Read more

The Market Ticker – More Thoughts On The MBS / Foreclosure Mess

More Thoughts On The MBS / Foreclosure Mess After some more thought on the Tickers I’ve written of late related to the MBS mess (including here, here, here and more), I’ve got a few thoughts on how to resolve all of this. Let’s not forget that The Housing Mess and fraudulently-issued loans were why I … Read more

Foreclosure Fraud – The Market Ticker – See, I Told You So (Deliberate Destruction Of Documents)

Gee, who woulda thunk… See, I Told You So (Deliberate Destruction Of Documents) Yves over at Naked Capitalism has dug up confirmation of what I’ve been saying now for more than two years and have had on “background” and could not “out” the sources of – the practice of not complying with both MBS securitization … Read more

The Market Ticker – Why Do YOU Obey The Law?

Why do you??? Why does anyone??? Really, why do you??? Think about it, really really think about it… “I haven’t seen any widespread problem” ~ I am not sure why anybody does anymore… From The Market Ticker ® The Market Ticker – Why Do YOU Obey The Law? I’ve got to ask. It’s a tough … Read more