“House full of rats” banner placed on Greenacres foreclosure
Greenacres resident Lynn McGee is so frustrated about the lack of action taken at a vermin-infested foreclosed home next door to her that she put up a banner hoping to shame the bank into cleaning the place up.
Like an untold number of foreclosures in Palm Beach County, the vacant home is hung up in a foreclosure limbo. Although a final foreclosure judgment was entered on the property in favor of the bank in May 2010, its auction sale date has been continuously pushed back leaving it officially in the ownership of Reyes.
The original law firm representing Bank of New York Mellon in the foreclosure was the Tampa-based Florida Default Law Group, which is under investigation by the Florida attorney general’s office for mishandling foreclosure paperwork.
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