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Fannie Mae Updates Multifamily Selling and Servicing Guide
Posted on 1 May 2014 by Troutman Sanders

Fannie Mae has released Multifamily Mortgage Business Guide Update 14-02 announcing changes to the Multifamily Selling and Servicing Guide. The Guide changes affect primarily mortgage loans with either mezzanine financing or preferred equity, and properties... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: Borrower May Sue after Three Years To Rescind Mortgage Loan, 4th Circuit Rules
Posted on 22 May 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Members of the Consumer Financial Services Group In a decision that possibly opens the door for renewed foreclosure delays, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has held that a lawsuit seeking rescission is timely where the consumer... Read More

Risks to Lawyers in Closing Real Estate Loans: Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq.
Posted on 19 Oct 2010 by Andrea Lee Negroni

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners... Read More

NEW HUD Booklet for Immediate Use to Comply with RESPA
Posted on 7 Jan 2010 by Robert M Jaworski

On January 5, 2010, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published in the Federal Register a notice announcing the availability on its Web site of the revised special information booklet required by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures... Read More

Force-Placed Insurance: Another Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Caught in the Regulatory Cross Hairs
Posted on 7 May 2013 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen C. Yotis, Esq. Forced-placed insurance (FPI), which is sometimes referred to as 'lender-placed insurance,' is a specialty product that is intended to insure properties when standard property coverage is allowed to lapse. During the... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – Oct. 18th Update
Posted on 17 Oct 2010 by Andrea Lee Negroni

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners... Read More