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Discovery Where Freddie or Fannie Is Alleged to be Owner of Loan — Livinglies's Weblog

Fannie and Freddie are the equivalent of black holes in physics. Representations abound that they own a loan, or note, or mortgage or debt. What this testimony shows is that there are specific discovery items to request and compel wherein the the truth of the matter and the truth about the parties will be revealed. 

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Home Prices Are Back At Housing Bubble Levels — considertheconsumer

Home prices have returned to the lofty levels they reached 10 years ago, just before the market crashed in a wave of foreclosures. But today’s housing market is very different from the one in 2006, according to Danielle Hale, chief economist at realtor.com.

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JPMorgan Says Family Awarded $8 Billion Verdict Deserves Nothing — Justice League

JPMorgan Chase & Co. urged a judge to throw out a stunning $8 billion jury verdict over a mismanaged inheritance, saying the family deserves nothing. “The law and evidence do not support any claim against JPMorgan, much less the unprecedented multi-billion-dollar punitive damage award, which the heirs have already admitted is unconstitutionally excessive,” the bank said in a […]

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DOJ suing Northwest Trustee Services for illegally foreclosing on veterans — Justice League

WTH? The DOJ announced Friday that it is suing Northwest Trustee Services for violating the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, which prohibits lenders and mortgage servicers from foreclosing on a servicemember’s home while they are on active military service and for the next year without a court order, if the mortgage was originated before the servicemember’s […]

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RESCISSION IS A FACT — NOT A THEORY OR CLAIM — Livinglies's Weblog

The Eighth Circuit’s affirmance in the present case rested upon its holding in Keiran v. Home Capital, Inc., 720 F. 3d 721, 727-728 (2013) that, unless a borrower has filed a suit for rescission within three years of the transaction’s consummation, §1635(f) extinguishes the right to rescind and bars relief.

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Banks make money on settlements too-Livinglie's Weblog

If you are waiting for one of those “settlements” to mean something before your home goes up for auction, don’t hold your breath. Relief is not coming.

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DESPERATE TIMES MAY CALL FOR DESPERATE MEASURES — Clouded Titles Blog

OP-ED The author of this post is a paralegal and consultant to attorneys in real property and foreclosure matters. Any information or suggestions proffered on this blog are not to be construed as legal advice, nor to they impliedly guarantee any legal outcome or attempt to draw any conclusions of law.

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