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Jason A. Frank on Reverse Mortgages and Changes to the HECM Program
Posted on 2 Dec 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

B y Jason A. Frank A Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) is a federally insured reverse mortgage guaranteed by the FHA, a part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Due to substantial stress in the HECM program, the Reverse... Read More

Home Contractor’s Failure To Register Exposes It To Consumer Protection Act Liability
Posted on 1 Jun 2015 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

Case is Good Reminder to Ensure That Contractors Register With State With the record amount of snow, roof leaks and interior damage just beginning to hit Bay State homeowners, this spring should be a record season for Massachusetts home improvement... Read More

Recovery under Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act
Posted on 6 Nov 2014 by Babst Calland

By Ashley R. Passero The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Shafer Electric & Construction v. Mantia , [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], recently held that a contractor could still recover under a theory of quantum meruit (also... Read More