Posts Tagged ‘foreclosure defense’

Attorney Nick Wooten is Suing Banks in Illinois for Breaking Into Homes

Attorney Nick Wooten is Suing Banks in Illinois for Breaking Into Homes

Banks are still breaking into homes they don't own and homeowners are still coming home to find that all of their belongings are gone... sold or dropped off at the dump. Nick Wooten has a plan to make them... (Continue reading)

Compensation for Damaging Your Credit? A Podcast with Credit Damage Expert, Georg Finder

Compensation for Damaging Your Credit? A Podcast with Credit Damage Expert, Georg Finder

Credit damage expert, Georg Finder, explains when people CAN be compensated for credit damage and how to make sure they are.... (Continue reading)

California Court’s Yvanova Decision Opens Door to Very Dark Room

California Court’s Yvanova Decision Opens Door to Very Dark Room

In Yvanova, the court didn’t say whether her claim that the trust didn't own her loan would prevail, only that a borrower now has standing to make that claim.... (Continue reading)

Max Gardner’s Consumer Defense Academy: Latest in Loss Mitigation – March 19th, Portland

Max Gardner’s Consumer Defense Academy: Latest in Loss Mitigation - March 19th, Portland

Learn the most up-to-date loss mitigation & legal strategies, based on new state & federal statutes that have dramatically changed the playing field.... (Continue reading)

HOMEOWNER ALERT: Mortgage Investors Fraud Recovery’s 50-2-40 Program & CFLA’s Quiet Title, Audits and Experts

HOMEOWNER ALERT: Mortgage Investors Fraud Recovery’s 50-2-40 Program & CFLA’s Quiet Title, Audits and Experts

MIFR and Group Trust are clearly scamming homeowners, and should be shut down. And what CFLA’s website claims about their people and their audits, and what can be found out about their performance in the real world are as... (Continue reading)

RealtyTrac’s Blomquist: The Foreclosure Crisis is Well Behind Us.  Mandelman: Oh, Shut-up Daren. 

RealtyTrac's Blomquist: The Foreclosure Crisis is Well Behind Us.  Mandelman: Oh, Shut-up Daren. 

Frankly, I’m both tired of being proven right and shocked that it hasn't happened sooner and by someone with even more intellectual prominence. Derwood Blomquist just assured the nation that the foreclosure crisis was… what were the exact words... (Continue reading)

Is Eminent Domain to Write Down Mortgages Unconstitutional? A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Is Eminent Domain to Write Down Mortgages Unconstitutional?  A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Is the use of eminent domain to take over underwater loans and write them down for homeowners unconstitutional? Will the financial services industry tie up the plan to use eminent domain in the courts for years? Find out... (Continue reading)

FDIC Shared Loss Agreements Did NOT Pay Off Your Loan (No Matter What AZ Court Seems to Think)

FDIC Shared Loss Agreements Did NOT Pay Off Your Loan (No Matter What AZ Court Seems to Think)

It’s remarkable, if you think about it, how many people are supposedly trying to pay off your underwater mortgage once you’ve stopped making your mortgage payments. It’s like there’s a rush to pay off your mortgage once you default on... (Continue reading)

Homeowner Alert: Scammer Masquerades as Bank, Offers Fake Loan Mods

Homeowner Alert: Scammer Masquerades as Bank, Offers Fake Loan Mods

Now there are scammers masquerading as banks, offering FAKE LOAN MODIFICATIONS... and if that weren't bad enough, the fake mods require homeowners to pay thousands of dollars for nothing.... (Continue reading)

Thanksgiving Day Memories and What I Want for the Holidays this Year

Thanksgiving Day Memories and What I Want for the Holidays this Year

How about if everyone who knows how to postpone a sale date, volunteers to help anyone who needs to postpone a sale date in December or at least for the first two weeks of January… in other words help postponing... (Continue reading)

Meet Thomas Cox, Esquire. A National Hero in Foreclosure Defense

Meet Thomas Cox, Esquire. A National Hero in Foreclosure Defense

Portland Maine attorney Thomas Cox is a national hero of the foreclosure crisis. Frankly, I thought everyone already knew that, but apparently not. So, if you aren't already familiar with what Tom has done and continues to do... (Continue reading)

Glaski Attorney Richard Antognini on the Court’s Decision and What’s Next for Mr. Glaski – A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Glaski Attorney Richard Antognini on the Court's Decision and What’s Next for Mr. Glaski - A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Not only will Richard leave listeners with a level of understanding specific to the Glaski decision that would otherwise be unavailable, he’ll talk about other recent decisions in California that he says are very important to homeowners... he’ll offer guidance... (Continue reading)

Court Denies Bank of America’s Petition for Re-hearing in Glaski Decision

Court Denies Bank of America’s Petition for Re-hearing in Glaski Decision

Regardless of what happens going forward, perhaps this case and related decisions will lead to an increased willingness by state courts to take more care to examine the issues presented by homeowners and their lawyers, and lessen their tendency to... (Continue reading)

A Winning Team: Meet the Lawyers for Mr. Thomas Glaski… A Mandelman Matters Podcast

A Winning Team: Meet the Lawyers for Mr. Thomas Glaski... A Mandelman Matters Podcast

If you want to learn about what happened to Mr. Glaski... how his case went in the lower court... and how it ended up going his way in the Court of Appeal... get the to get inside scoop from... (Continue reading)

Hawaii Homeowner Writes to Thank Mandelman for Helping with Bank of America Loan Modification

Hawaii Homeowner Writes to Thank Mandelman for Helping with Bank of America Loan Modification

Diane and John Bobek, homeowners in Hawaii that I was able to help with their Bank of America mortgage, writes to thank me. ... (Continue reading)

Fannie, Freddie and FHA Finally Increase Homeowners’ Ability to Modify Mortgages

Fannie, Freddie and FHA Finally Increase Homeowners' Ability to Modify Mortgages

Ladies and Gentlemen... finally... ... after five years of sheer torture... introducing a “No-Doc” loan mod. The FHFA says modified interest rates will be FIXED... terms will extend to 40 years... and some borrowers won’t be required to pay... (Continue reading)

What people NEED to know about the foreclosure crisis in 2013 & 2014

What people NEED to know about the foreclosure crisis in 2013 & 2014

My point is that the increasing sales volume of non-performing loans means the unthinkable... that it’s going to get even worse for homeowners who are seriously delinquent and need to get their loans modified in order to keep their homes.... (Continue reading)

Illinois Attorney Saves Homes from Foreclosure Using Reverse Mortgages

Illinois Attorney Saves Homes from Foreclosure Using Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages are not going to be an available path for many homeowners facing foreclosure, but for those 62 and older... who have equity in their homes... they can offer an answer and benefits that no other path can provide...... (Continue reading)

We’re Just Not Going to Fix the Foreclosure Crisis in Court

We're Just Not Going to Fix the Foreclosure Crisis in Court

In all but a very small number of cases, homeowners have continued to find the courts either unwilling or incapable of dispensing what they would consider fair and just solutions, and while the federal government has remained essentially mute on... (Continue reading)

Special Foreclosure Defense Boot Camp with Max Gardner – October 12-14

Special Foreclosure Defense Boot Camp with Max Gardner - October 12-14

Condensed into 3 powerful days. Less expensive. Last one for year. Coming up October 12-14.... (Continue reading)

Fannie’s “Decoy Assignment” a NEW Foreclosure Defense – A Mandelman Matters Podcast with Atty. Tom Cox

Tom has recently discovered a practice employed by the GSE's... Fannie and Freddie. It has to do with what we're calling "The Decoy Assignment," and it's a matter of policy. He's arguing it successfully in court.... (Continue reading)

Our DOERS DID IT Again… One West Bank Stops Sale in East!

Our DOERS DID IT Again... One West Bank Stops Sale in East!

DOERS... you did it again. That's 7 out of 7 DOERS... we really are DOING it and making a real and very meaningful difference not only for the homeowners whose homes we've saved by helping them get sustainable loan... (Continue reading)

Bostwick Putting SB 94 and California State Bar on Trial

Bostwick Putting SB 94 and California State Bar on Trial

Even some of the people involved in the drafting of California's Senate Bill 94 ("SB 94") back in 2009, recognized that it wasn't going to fix or stop the problems it was addressing, and there's no question that it was... (Continue reading)

Calling All Lawyers to 5,000,000 Crime Scenes

Calling All Lawyers to 5,000,000 Crime Scenes

Consider this... bankers say that they've been overwhelmed by the millions of homeowners unexpectedly seeking loan modifications and that's why applying for a loan modification has been such a nightmare. But, what about the number of foreclosures occurring in... (Continue reading)

Register of Deeds, Jeff Thigpen, Is Not Playing Around – A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Register of Deeds,  Jeff Thigpen, Is Not Playing Around - A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Well, I caught up with Jeff after receiving a "friend request" from him on Facebook... I recognized the name right away and sent him a note asking him to join me for a podcast... and he said yes, of course.... (Continue reading)

Last Minute Discounts on Max Gardner’s Boot Camp!

Last Minute Discounts on Max Gardner's Boot Camp!

Max Gardner is holding one more Boot Camp this calendar year at his beautiful 160-acre farm in Western North Carolina. It's almost sold out, but there are a few seats remaining so he decided to offer them at a... (Continue reading)

Bringing UP the Rear – Neil Lipschutz, Managing Editor, Dow Jones Newswire

Bringing UP the Rear – Neil Lipschutz, Managing Editor, Dow Jones Newswire

Obviously, either Neal has the cognitive abilities of a fruit loop soaked in milk, or he’s just disturbed. What do you suppose he thinks “spread” to Europe and its banks? I mean, I don’t think loans can spread…... (Continue reading)

Upcoming Max Gardner Seminar: UCC’s Impact on Securitization and Foreclosure Defense

Upcoming Max Gardner Seminar: UCC's Impact on Securitization and Foreclosure Defense

Max Gardner, along with his faculty of expert guest speakers, will be delivering two specially designed in-depth sessions each one laser focused on the topic of the UCC’s impact on mortgage securitization - and each of the seminars is specifically... (Continue reading)

Lawyers, foreclosure fatigue and the dreaded FREE HOUSE

Lawyers, foreclosure fatigue and the dreaded FREE HOUSE

Wake up people, we’re running out of time. We need to do better and that means we need to get smarter. And since I still have faith that our laws will prevail, we’ll be needing our nation’s lawyers... (Continue reading)

FEDS Announce Enforcement Actions Against 14 Servicers, LPS and MERS… Hot Towels in Washrooms Threatened Once Again

FEDS Announce Enforcement Actions Against 14 Servicers, LPS and MERS… Hot Towels in Washrooms Threatened Once Again

Still, I’m committed to covering this subject even when doing so means that I have to start drinking at 9:30 in the morning… kidding, I’m just kidding… so, here’s the news on the FEDS and their “enforcement actions,” and I... (Continue reading)

Bankers Apoplectic Over Arizona’s Republican Dominated Senate Passing Chain of Title Bill, 28-2

Bankers Apoplectic Over Arizona’s Republican Dominated Senate Passing Chain of Title Bill, 28-2

The only reason this bill is being pushed through the Arizona legislature is that one of that state’s senators actually tried to rescind her own predatory loan and found out first hand what it’s like to have to deal with... (Continue reading)

KA-BOOM! INVESTORS FILE SUIT: Bank of America, Countrywide and named executives committed “MASSIVE” SECURITIES FRAUD related to Mortgage-backed Securities

KA-BOOM!  INVESTORS FILE SUIT: Bank of America, Countrywide and named executives committed “MASSIVE” SECURITIES FRAUD related to Mortgage-backed Securities

So, if the investors that are supposed to own the loans that are supposed to be assigned to the trusts say the notes were never assigned to them, and therefore they say they don’t have the right to foreclose… how... (Continue reading)

Securitization Workshop in Sacramento, December 11, 2010… for Attorneys & Other Interested Parties

Securitization Workshop in Sacramento, December 11, 2010... for Attorneys & Other Interested Parties

This Securitization Workshop promises to be important, educational, and entertaining... it may be designed for lawyers, but I know lots of homeowners that would enjoy attending, and likely come away with actionable knowledge that could help save theirs and millions... (Continue reading)

How to Tell Legitimate Loan Modification Firm from an Illegal Operation or Scam… The FTC’s New Bright Line MARS Rule

 How to Tell Legitimate Loan Modification Firm from an Illegal Operation or Scam... The FTC’s New Bright Line MARS Rule

The facts of the matter today as related to the foreclosure crisis and loan modifications, however, could not be considered positive, I’m afraid. Help does not appear to be on the way, or on the horizon. As inconceivable... (Continue reading)

Chief Judge Gonzalez calls WaMu’s Conduct “Immoral, Unethical, Oppressive, Unscrupulous or Substantially Injurious to Consumers” (You go, Your Honor.)

Chief Judge Gonzalez calls WaMu’s Conduct “Immoral, Unethical, Oppressive, Unscrupulous or Substantially Injurious to Consumers”  (You go, Your Honor.)

Now, tell the truth… I’m not saying that this is what happened next, but what if I told you that the next thing that happened was that Khast bought a handgun and shot a banker in the head, would you... (Continue reading)

Foreclosure Fraud: Tough Issues With Which to Grapple

Foreclosure Fraud: Tough Issues With Which to Grapple

Just in case any children are reading this, and one never knows about such things, forgery and perjury are never found on the right path to follow when attempting to cover up, flagrant and immeasurable fraud and massive malfeasance, boys... (Continue reading)

Podcast: Mandelman in the Morning – Labor Day

Podcast: Mandelman in the Morning - Labor Day

1. Lehman Bros. CEO says bankruptcy wasn't Lehman's Fault. 2. Stimulus is folly. 3. Call it a depression. 4. Geithner's happy about HAMP. 5. Foreclosures breed foreclosures. 6. AZ's loan mod program won't work. ... (Continue reading)

AMERICA LOST: Treasury’s meetings with bloggers tells a story that I didn’t want to hear.

AMERICA LOST: Treasury’s meetings with bloggers tells a story that I didn’t want to hear.

It made me sad to know what Treasury Department officials had said about the foreclosure crisis and HAMP… very, very sad. In fact, I can’t think of another time in history when my government acted as these guys have... (Continue reading)

Returning Home From Speaking at the ABA’s Consumer Financial Services Conference on Loan Modifications

Returning Home From Speaking at the ABA’s Consumer Financial Services Conference on Loan Modifications

If any private sector attorney thinks that he or she can practice autonomously, hidden away in a little box, pretending to exist under some sort of imaginary radar… and that somehow federal or state regulators are supposed to know that... (Continue reading)


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