July, 2011

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)

How does stuff like this still happen in this country?

How does stuff like this still happen in this country?

For my part… and yours, if you feel like I do about this… I’m going to be sending emails to my elected representatives and to the White House expressing my disgust at a government that would do this. You... (Continue reading)

And the Beat Goes On Yeah, the Beat Goes On…

And the Beat Goes On Yeah, the Beat Goes On...

And call me crazy, but I found the news oddly reassuring… you know… like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and an ice cold glass of milk. ... (Continue reading)

16 Banks Ordered to Compensate Victims of Improper Foreclosure

16 Banks Ordered to Compensate Victims of Improper Foreclosure

Guess what… the federal government has ordered 16 of the largest mortgage servicers to reimburse homeowners who they foreclosed on IMPROPERLY. Well, isn’t that nice? What a lovely surprise. ... (Continue reading)

GOING UP The Rising Bar of Homeowner Rage

GOING UP The Rising Bar of Homeowner Rage

The fact is that the path we’re on can only end badly, and although I quite proud of how this nation has managed to hold it together until this point at least, as the man said, it’s all downhill from... (Continue reading)

HAMP, HARP, HOP, HOOP… Like Watching Someone Spend $10 Trying to Fly to the Moon

HAMP, HARP, HOP, HOOP... Like Watching Someone Spend $10 Trying to Fly to the Moon

Boy, that sure is a relief, wouldn’t you say? Because, see… I had been under the impression that he had actually been trying to do something big and important and was putting his best foot forward, as it were.... (Continue reading)

No Friend to the Banksters… Attorney Nick Wooten – A Mandelman Matters Podcast

No Friend to the Banksters... Attorney Nick Wooten - A Mandelman Matters Podcast

If I have to introduce Alabama foreclosure defense attorney Nick Wooten to you, then you're not much of a foreclosure crisis news junkie, because Nick has made headlines for his lawsuits against the banksters on behalf of homeowners as much... (Continue reading)

A Walk Down Memory Lane With President Obama & the Mortgage Crisis

A Walk Down Memory Lane With President Obama & the Mortgage Crisis

As a result, homeowners who begin the process of obtaining a loan modification with expectations largely set by the President, are likely to be disappointed at the outcome, regardless the outcome. ... (Continue reading)

Well, Now Isnt That Interesting All the News That Fits, We Print

Well, Now Isnt That Interesting  All the News That Fits, We Print

1. FDIC is suing former IndyMac CEO for a lot of dough. 2. Obama admits failure on foreclosure crisis. 3. What was the tru cost of the bank bailouts?... (Continue reading)

Mandelman SHOCKS Online Community, Says: I dont care about my readers anymore.

Mandelman SHOCKS Online Community, Says: I dont care about my readers anymore.

And the best part of the whole thing is that even if you’re weren’t a DOER this time around… even if until now you’ve just been a “reader,” it doesn’t matter… ANYONE CAN BECOME A DOER AT ANY MOMENT. ... (Continue reading)

The Independence Rap Video: Because the children ARE our future.

The Independence Rap Video: Because the children ARE our future.

Several classes later, when we were entering the year 1976, I used the opportunity to jump into a musical time machine to travel back to the year 1776 in the City of Philadelphia at the Continental Congress. I was... (Continue reading)

Mandelmans Monthly Museletter Version 14.0

Mandelmans Monthly Museletter  Version 14.0

Happy Independence Day! 1. Bank of America... The wrong house AGAIN? 2. Let's call it: Bernankeconomics. 3. Fifty Million for 7,000 Short Sales, Cash for Sunkers? 4. The OCC says fewer than 5,000 principal reductions in... (Continue reading)

Bringing UP the Rear Fannie Maes President and CEO, Michael J. Williams

Bringing UP the Rear  Fannie Maes President and CEO, Michael J. Williams

And I’ll never be able to prove this, but I’m al most positive that I could have bankrupted Fannie Mae for a lot less than $1.5 trillion, and I don’t know anything about the mortgage business. In fact, I... (Continue reading)

Bringing Up the Rear: Tom Deutsch, Executive Director, American Securitization Forum

Bringing Up the Rear: Tom Deutsch, Executive Director, American Securitization Forum

I asked a friend of mine who is a fairly senior executive at a major bank, although not one of those mentioned here, and he said that he can’t imagine the banks losing them. He explains that the truck... (Continue reading)


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