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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 Article 12-D of New York Banking Law and NYSBD General Regulations Part 38, 39 and 41.   These laws were enacted to protect homeowners and are routinely disregarded by brokers and lenders.

NY Family’s Foreclosure Fight Over Unpaid Garbage Fees Brings Changes

City Of Buffalo Foreclosed Over a $442 Unpaid Garbage Fee … [Read more...]

Mortgage Crisis pickets Hits Wells Fargo In Midtown Manhattan

Catherine Curan, NY Post Manhattan’s residential real-estate scene is roaring back — but don’t look across the river. The shadow of the foreclosure crisis is fading fast in tony enclaves like … [Read more...]

Hey New Yorkers, Want The Detroit Experience Without The Danger Or The Cost?

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Now You Don't Have To Drive 600 Miles Or Carry A Gun To See Ruin Porn North Brother Island is a 20-acre wilderness of trees and vines and abandoned, crumbling buildings in the New York Harbor … [Read more...]

NY Appellate Court Rules In Favor Of MFI-Miami Client

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Proof Any Attorney Can Win A Foreclosure Case With MFI-Miami's Help   Foreclosure fraud victims and MFI-Miami clients, Traci and Germaine Gales, won't be forced out of their home any time in … [Read more...]

Big Shot Foreclosure Mill Lawyer Assaults Homeowner’s Lawyer Inside Court House

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Foreclosure Mill Attorney Goes Nuts After Judge Rules Against Him   "He was trying to send me a message that if you fight the big firm, I’m going to crush you,” -Foreclosure Defense Attorney … [Read more...]

The 1-2-3 Punch to Long Island Hits Homeless Hard

The one, two, three punch of the foreclosure crisis, Hurricane Sandy and the worst winter in recent memory has hit New York hard and – on Long Island especially – left advocates for the homeless … [Read more...]

NY AG Schneiderman shrugs off loss of control over housing settlement money

KEN LOVETT, NY Daily News Attorney General Eric Schneiderman doesn't care who controls the state's share of the JP Morgan Chase housing settlement funds as long as they go toward their intended … [Read more...]

New York Demands Data From Mortgage Firm Nationstar

MICHAEL CORKERY, NY Times New York State’s top banking regulator is raising questions about the capabilities of the mortgage servicing firm Nationstar Mortgage Holdings, demanding details about the … [Read more...]

New Laws Prohibiting Dual Tracking in the Foreclosure Context

 Amy Loftsgordon, Nolo Dual tracking occurs when a mortgage holder continues to foreclose on a homeowner’s home while simultaneously considering the homeowner’s application for a loan modification. … [Read more...]

Are Hedge Funds Here To Save The Day Like Mighty Mouse?

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Hedge Funds Unlikely Saviors for New York-Area Homeowners Prashant Gopal, Bloomberg Louis Ragusa, who hasn’t paid his mortgage in two years, says he now has a chance to save his Blackwood, New … [Read more...]