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Banks may be incorrect about how much Miami homeowners owe on their mortgages

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Well, they have been wrong about just about everything else, so it should come as no surprise that Daily Finance reports banks may well be wrong about how much you owe. It just doesn’t get any more basic than that — another excellent reason why hiring a Miami foreclosure lawyer is the best course… Read More »

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HAMP Problems Abound – Struggling Miami Homeowners need an Attorney to Deal with Mortgage Foreclosure, Loan Modifications

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As we continue to fight to provide help for Miami homeowners, we are seeing more and more problems for homeowners who have sought mortgage loan modifications. The Florida-Times Union recently reported on the case of Edward Rukab, who sought help from Bank of America through HAMP, the Home Affordable Modification Program sponsored by the… Read More »

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Mortgage Modifications Continue to Lead to Foreclosure in Miami and elsewhere as Banks Renege

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Another major investigative piece — this time by NBC 13 in Indianapolis — has found that banks continue to play devastating games with homeowners, in some cases approving mortgage-loan modification only to use the arrears that result as a reason to foreclose. In all seriousness, we implore those seeking to stop mortgage foreclosure in… Read More »

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Struggle Miami Homeowners: Proof of who owns your mortgage may not exist — consult an experienced attorney

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A small Reston, Virginia company — the MERS Corporation — claims to hold title to about half of the nation’s mortgages — roughly 60 million loans, according to The New York Times. For those looking to stop foreclosure in Miami, hiring an attorney who understands how the system works — and who knows proving… Read More »

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Bankster V. Deadbeat Debate: Cartoon takes Aim at Foreclosure Issue in Miami

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Federal mortgage modification program little help to Miami homeowners facing foreclosure

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As South Florida homeowners continue to struggle, the Obama Administration’s foreclosure prevention program has been hobbled by lax oversight and a propensity to cooperate with banks rather than stand up for property owners, MSNBC reported. Our Miami foreclosure defense lawyers understand the legal landscape and can assist homeowners in fighting to prevent foreclosure in… Read More »

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Banks facing court scrutiny in 2011: Homeowners should seek help to stop foreclosure in Miami

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As our Miami foreclosure attorneys reported recently on our Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog, banks are largely responsible for the foreclosure crisis and are being taken to task by foreclosure defense lawyers and criminal investigations in all 50 states. The tide is turning in favor of homeowners in 2011. Those looking for help stopping foreclosure… Read More »

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Banks responsible for mortgage mess: Miami homeowners facing foreclosure have options in 2011

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An article published in Daily Finance puts the blame for the foreclosure crisis squarely on the shoulders of banks, not homeowners. As our Miami foreclosure defense attorneys have reported on our Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog, homeowners looking to prevent foreclosure in South Florida stand a solid chance in 2011 now that the illegal and… Read More »

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Miami homeowners fighting foreclosure in 2011 should negotiate from position of strength

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The conclusions of the Florida Attorney General’s report regarding abuses by banks and law firms in foreclosure cases make it clear that consulting an experienced Miami foreclosure defense attorney is vital to protecting your rights. As we have reported on our Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog, the advent of electronic mortgages was a way for… Read More »

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Mortgage assignment questions could help stop foreclosure in Miami

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This is the third blog published by our Miami foreclosure defense attorneys in the wake of a scathing report on the foreclosure industry by the Florida Attorney General’s Office. As we reported on our Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog, a bank’s right to foreclose is tied to whether it has been assigned the mortgage. As… Read More »

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