Explaining the Crisis With Dogma

Joe Nocera, NY Times I’m talking about that odd 13-page “report” issued on Wednesday by the four Republican members of theFinancial Crisis Inquiry Commission. The F.C.I.C., of course, is the … [Read more...]

New legal tactic helps associations gain control of abandoned condos

DANIEL VASQUEZ, Sun Sentinel After winning a lawsuit against Wells Fargo that claimed the bank purposely delayed foreclosure proceedings on a condominium unit for more than a year, a Pompano Beach … [Read more...]

Florida HOAs Can Now Demand Rent Checks Of Deadbeat Owners Directly From Renter

Tolusa Olorunnipa, Miami Herald A new law offers a stark choice for South Florida condo renters living in units owned by people who are behind on their maintenance fees: Fork over the rent money to … [Read more...]

HOA Members That Foreclosed On Texas Soldier Is Now Getting Death Threats

David Schecter, WFAA-Dallas An Army officer on active duty lost his house when his homeowners' association foreclosed for back dues. It's a story first reported by News 8, and it outraged people … [Read more...]

Florida condo associations get power in dealing with foreclosures

Tom Bayles, Sarasota Herald-Tribune Gov. Charlie Crist signed into law a measure Tuesday that will allow Florida's beleaguered condominium associations to go after up to twice the amount of … [Read more...]

Margate condo residents get reprieve from eviction over unpaid water bill

Juan Ortega, Sun Sentinel Dozens of residents at the Atlantic Palms condominium complex are getting a reprieve — even though it may be for just one month — from being evicted over an unpaid city … [Read more...]

Mold In Foreclosed Homes Putting Others At Risk

WINK - Ft Myers Beach, FL A new foreclosure crisis: damage left behind putting other homes at risk of foreclosure, too. Jan Swanson thought she'd live in her home the rest of her life. But a few … [Read more...]

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War On 2 Fronts: Soldier Fights For Country While Fighting Foreclosure From Wells Fargo

Sam Ali, Luke Visconti and Barbara Frankel, DiversityInc.com William Diaz of the 462nd Transportation Battalion feels like he’s fighting a war on two fronts. In April, the 39-year-old U.S. Army … [Read more...]

Miami-Dade foreclosure auction site baffles bargain hunters

By TOLUSE OLORUNNIPA, Miami Herald A new online foreclosure auction system started with a mission of quickly moving a chunk of foreclosed properties while opening up the bidding process to regular … [Read more...]