2 Cases of Banks Failing to Honor Mortgage Modifications in Florida

| July 25, 2017

Homeowners have been successful in enforcing mortgage modifications against foreclosing banks in Florida. Mortgages are Contracts Home mortgages, just like any other contract, can be changed (or modified) by the parties to the agreement.  Over the last several years, banks have provided countless homeowners the opportunity to save their homes by offering mortgage modifications that […]

What Does The 2017 FHFA Foreclosure Prevention Report Mean For Florida Homeowners?

| May 2, 2017

It is important for Florida homeowners to be aware of their rights when it comes to their residential real estate. After all, it is likely the largest investment most Americans will make in their lifetime. It’s a key motivation for our articles on this blog. This is true whether the issue relates to: buying a […]

Can You Collect Attorney Fees From a Bank Related To A Foreclosure?

| March 21, 2017

Residential foreclosures are still a problem for many home owners in Florida, particularly here in Broward County, Miami-Dade County, and Palm Beach County. To make matters worse, some banks are still committing wrongful acts during the foreclosure process which can result in the banks having to reimburse a homeowner their costs, including attorney’s fees, to […]

Florida Judge Holds Lawyer in Contempt for Bad Foreclosure, Dismisses July 2010 Foreclosure Judgment, and Bans Bank From Refiling

| February 17, 2011

Florida Circuit Court Judge Maxine Cohen Lando is joining with members of the judiciary across the country (especially Massachusetts) in coming down hard and decisively in cases involving fraudulent documentation in foreclosure proceedings.  In fact, Miami-Dade Judge Lando has garnered national spotlight this week, as she held Marc Ben-Ezra, the head of the well-known, Hollywood, […]