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Loan Servicer Properly Identified as Party with Authority To Negotiate Mortgage Terms in Foreclosure Notice, Georgia Court Holds
Posted on 29 Jul 2014 by Ballard Spahr LLP

A recent decision by the Georgia Court of Appeals helps to add further clarity to the state’s foreclosure notice statute. The statute, which was amended in 2008, requires that the written notice of a foreclosure sale “shall include the name... Read More

Florida District Court Issues Key Ruling in Mortgage Foreclosure Case
Posted on 9 Jul 2015 by Duane Morris LLP

Previously, Florida appellate courts were strictly enforcing the acceleration requirements in mortgages. In Gorel v. The Bank of New York Mellon , Case No. 5D13-3272 (Fla. 5th DCA May 8, 2015), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ],... Read More

Defective 150 Day Cure Notice No Defense To Foreclosure
Posted on 19 Mar 2015 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

Distressed Homeowners Take Another Hit In another court ruling against embattled homeowners facing foreclosure, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled that a defective 150 day cure notice is not a valid defense to a foreclosure sale. The case... Read More

SJC Voids Foreclosure Over Defective Notice of Default
Posted on 9 Sep 2015 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

Ruling Enables Foreclosed Owner to Live in Premises For Over 6 Years, Leaving New Owner with Defective Title In a decision which could affect how title examiners and title insurance companies underwrite title to foreclosed properties, the Supreme... Read More