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Nationstar: Servicer’s Stock Price Closes at New Low… Look Out Below!

Nationstar: Servicer’s Stock Price Closes at New Low... Look Out Below!

It seems like only yesterday that I was writing about mortgage servicing's latest disaster-in-the-making, Nationstar and today the company's stock sank to a new single-digit low of $8.99.... (Continue reading)

Nationstar: A Multi-billion Dollar Settlement over Foreclosure Practices Waiting to Happen

Just when I was sure that no servicer could be worse than Wells Fargo or HSBC... here comes Nationstar, a servicer seemingly dedicated to reaching new lows.... (Continue reading)

California No Longer Foreclosure Kingpin? Playing with the data… again.

California No Longer Foreclosure Kingpin? Playing with the data... again.

The headline in the OC Register about California no longer being the foreclosure kingpin is just flat out misleading.... (Continue reading)

Why Did Obama Wait Until December 2015 to Extend Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act?

I wonder how many people chose foreclosure last year because the Act had not been extended… only to find out now that Obama made the extension retroactive.... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court Ruling is an Important Win for Homeowners

California Supreme Court Ruling is an Important Win for Homeowners

California's Supreme Court has ruled... assuming a purchase money mortgage, homeowners don’t have to worry about deficiency judgments regardless of whether foreclosure or short sale.... (Continue reading)

Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Extended Again… and Again… and Again

President Obama extended the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act through December 31, 2016. The extension is retroactive and covers mortgage debt cancelled in 2015. ... (Continue reading)

Measuring the Real Costs of Credit Damage

The question is how you can determine whether the damage done to your credit reaches the degree that it makes sense to try to recover monetary damages as part of a lawsuit.... (Continue reading)

Where did the billions go when banks settled with our government?

Where did the billions go when banks settled with our government?

What if there had been $50 billion to spend on helping homeowners avoid foreclosure. That would be more than we've spent to-date on foreclosure prevention. ... (Continue reading)

Exceptional Insight of Barry Sacks, Esq. on Reverse Mortgages – A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Exceptional Insight of Barry Sacks, Esq. on Reverse Mortgages - A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Do you think you already know enough about reverse mortgages? Well, I promise... you don't. Listen to this and learn things you can't learn anywhere else. ... (Continue reading)

NOW AVAILABLE: The RMBS Trust/Modification Analysis Report for Homeowners

NOW AVAILABLE: The RMBS Trust/Modification Analysis Report for Homeowners

With this report, when your servicer says they can’t do something… you’ll know whether what they’ve said is accurate or not. Imagine the power of being able to show a mediator exactly what’s been done to modify the other... (Continue reading)


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