Maryland Local News

MFI-Miami examines the copies of homeowners’ loan documents from the closing, as well as the lender’s documents, the closing agent’s documents and the appraisal. Unlike our competitors, MFI-Miami looks for more than just HOEPA, RESPA and TILA violations. We search for violations of Maryland Rules of Procedure and Maryland Real Property Law.   These laws were enacted to protect homeowners and are routinely disregarded by brokers and lenders.

Maryland Overtakes Florida for Nation’s Highest Foreclosure Rate

 Brian Honea, DS News A surge in foreclosure activity for Maryland in October pushed the state into the top spot among states with the highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according … [Read more...]

MFI-Miami Offers 50% Discount For Trott & Trott and Orlans Associates Employees Facing Foreclosure

Former Employees of David Trott and Linda Orlans say working for them is like working in a Dickensian Workhouse

Ironically These Employees Are Being Foreclosed On By The Very People They Work For On December 18, 2013, Steve Dibert, President of MFI-Miami, announced MFI-Miami will be offering it’s … [Read more...]

A New Evil Lurks In The Shadows Against Homeowners

Shadowy Group Named Aeon Financial Is Snatching Up Unpaid Tax Bills And Creating a Nightmare For Homeowners Michael Sallah, Debbie Cenziper The firm that threatened to foreclose on hundreds … [Read more...]

Wells Fargo Acquitted in Kickback Lawsuit

Brian Browdie, American Banker Wells Fargo (WFC) has been acquitted by a jury of giving kickbacks to a real estate firm in exchange for mortgage business. A group of homeowners who sued the nation's … [Read more...]

Federal COA Rulings Could Make 5 Years Of Non-Judicial Fannie/Freddie Foreclosures Unconstitutional

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Ruling Will Throw Non-Judicial Foreclosure States Into Chaos   "This is what I wished for, just isn't how I envisioned it" -Eminem Yesterday's ruling from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the … [Read more...]

MFI-Miami Warns the White House Not to Provoke a Political Fight With Hispanic Homeowners

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TRAVERSE CITY, MI and DETROIT, MI--(Marketwired - Apr 23, 2013) - On April 23, 2013, Steve Dibert, President of internationally-renowned mortgage investigation firm MFI-Miami, announced that the … [Read more...]

Give this “Sovereign Citizen” An A For At Least Being Creative

‘Moorish American national’ charged with trying to take mansion Dan Morse, Washington Post Like many people excited about a new home, Lamont Butler invited friends over to check his out. He had a lot … [Read more...]

Foreclosure attorney violated rules by having others sign his name

Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun A Hunt Valley attorney who admitted to having his employees sign his name to foreclosure documents was found by a Baltimore County judge to have violated three of … [Read more...]

Maryland had highest rate of new foreclosure filings in U.S.

Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun The rate of new foreclosure filings in Maryland far exceeded any other state's this spring, a spike caused in large part by the national robo-signing legal settlement … [Read more...]

Maryland Appellate Decision Makes It Easier for Lenders To Foreclose

Saul Ewing LLP Summary An appellate court in Maryland recently handed down a decision that makes it easier for a creditor holding a promissory note, secured by a deed of trust and with gaps in its … [Read more...]