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Florida’s Real Estate Outlook as of October 2014

What is Florida’s real estate outlook as of October 2014 and what can homeowners expect moving forward? States with the most bankruptcy filings in October 2014 in order were Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Utah, and Illinois. How is Florida’s Real Estate Outlook as of October 2014? Total U.S bankruptcy filings decreased 12 percent in October 2014 […]

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Banks to Help Homeowners Find Jobs

NextJob introduced a program to encourage banks to help homeowners find jobs who are at risk of foreclosure. In a recent article on Bloomberg.com, a South Carolina man received a call from his bank telling him about a great new job opportunity that might save his home from foreclosure. The NextJob program involves banks in helping […]

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Judge Dismissed Miami Predatory Lending Lawsuits

A Miami judge dismissed Miami predatory lending lawsuits as reported by the Miami Herald. Judge William Dimitrouleas dismissed Miami predatory lending lawsuits filed against Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Citigroup. The city of Miami accused the banks of predatory lending practices that worsened the foreclosure crisis and caused the city to suffer financially due […]

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Florida Reverse Mortgages May End In Foreclosure

The ads for reverse mortgages are enticing but Florida reverse mortgages may end in foreclosure causing elderly homeowners to lose their homes. What is a Reverse Mortgage A reverse mortgage is a loan that allows homeowners 62 and older who own their homes to convert the equity from their home into a lump sum payment, […]

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When to Consult a Florida Foreclosure Attorney

Will you know when to consult a Florida foreclosure attorney? When you face any financial or legal concerns regarding your property, it is advisable to schedule a consultation with a Florida foreclosure attorney. A legal consultation gives an attorney the necessary background to adequately guide or recommend appropriate legal steps to protect you, your assets and […]

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Miami Sued Chase for Discriminatory Lending

The City of Miami sued Chase for discriminatory lending practices resulting in unusually high foreclosure rates for minority neighborhoods. According to Reuters.com, the lawsuit claims that “Loans in predominantly minority neighborhoods in Miami were about 4.6 times more likely to result in foreclosure than loans in neighborhoods with a majority of white residents.” Why Miami […]

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Under Water Florida Homes Drive Foreclosures

Under water Florida homes drive foreclosures and Orlando has 4 times national average in under water homes. With one in every 289 homes under water–the value of the home is less than is what is owed the lender–Orlando leads the nation by not being twice or even three times the national average, but four times […]

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Florida Appeals Court Kills Foreclosure Deadline

The Florida Appeals court kills foreclosure deadline through a ruling change that resets the five year time-frame allowed a creditor to sue for debt collection. A district court’s recent reinterpretation of Florida’s five-year foreclosure deadline is tough news for many homeowners with older foreclosure cases dragging in the courts or that have been dropped. Florida law […]

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RealtyTrac: Florida is No. 1 in U.S. Foreclosures

According to national real estate monitor and resource RealtyTrac Florida is No. 1 in U.S. Foreclosures. Winter Park real estate attorney Eric Lanigan has seen Port St. Lucie, Miami, Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Orlando Florida clients where foreclosure has hit the hardest in the first quarter of 2014. RealtyTrac: Florida is No. 1 in U.S. Foreclosures Florida is […]

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Every Florida Foreclosure Lawsuit is Different

Consulting an experienced foreclosure attorney is crucial because every Florida foreclosure lawsuit is different. Each lawsuit is as individual  as you are which is why you should consult a Florida foreclosure attorney when you are served with a foreclosure notice. Florida foreclosure attorney Roddy Lanigan explains what to do when served with Florida foreclosure papers. […]

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