Mortgages & Foreclosures. Legal news and articles for April 22 - 25, 2017

Activists urge DC government to hire student loan point person as promisedFor the Record 4/25The Buzz: In or out, part 1Pa. House moving on blight foreclosure billAnti-blight coalition sets strategy in HarrisburgParallel Bundling in Surgical ProductsTCF Reports Quarterly Net Income of $46.3 Million, or 25 Cents Per ShareOcwen Financial Faces Boatloads of ComplaintsOcwen Financial Faces Boatloads of ComplaintsMorning Briefing: Existing home sales at highest pace in 10 yearsHouse moving on blight foreclosure bill - News - The Times-TribuneHouse moving on blight foreclosure billCincinnati sues Harbour Portfolio Advisors over predatory foreclosure salesFor the Record 4/23Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Ocwen Financial Corporation

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New insurance bill raises concerns
International Law Office (registration)March 27, 2017

In general, the bill is exceedingly protectionist towards insureds and so overly detailed that it creates a framework of rules that is confusing and conflicts with other existing laws and regulations not only of an insurance nature, but also of a civil ...more »

The Sovereign Files
Southern Poverty Law CenterApril 10, 2017

A number of sovereign citizens engage in fraudulent activity, use paper terrorism to achieve their agendas and commit crimes under the mistaken belief that laws do not apply to them. Some plan or take part in protests against government agencies and ...more »

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Activists urge DC government to hire student loan point person as promised
Washington PostApril 25, 2017

Community activists say the D.C. government has undermined a new law giving the District greater oversight of companies that collect student loan payments by failing to hire a point person for the task. [D.C. Council considers bill giving the city more ...more »

For the Record 4/25
Claremore Daily ProgressApril 25, 2017

The information contained in this report is providThe information contained in this report is provided in compliance with the Oklahoma Open Records Act, 51 O.S. § 24A.1. Use of this information is governed by this act, as well as other applicable state ...more »

The Buzz: In or out, part 1
Appleton Post CrescentApril 25, 2017

Well Fargo Bank filed a foreclosure case against the property's owners late last year, and that case is so far unresolved, according to online Wisconsin Court System records. Wells Fargo filed against defendants 1490VPS LLC, Valley Petroleum and Steve ...more »

Pa. House moving on blight foreclosure bill
The Philadelphia TribuneApril 25, 2017

The Urban Affairs Committee meets Tuesday on a bill to institute a “fast track” foreclosure process for derelict properties now used in eight states. The legislation would shorten a process that can now take from 300 to 540 days to potentially a third ...more »

Anti-blight coalition sets strategy in Harrisburg
Standard SpeakerApril 25, 2017

HARRISBURG — A bipartisan coalition created more than a decade ago to fight neighborhood blight is setting its sights on new legislative goals after a string of successes. Speeding up the foreclosure process for abandoned properties, helping local ...more »

Parallel Bundling in Surgical Products
New York Law Journal (registration)April 24, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims that leading medical-surgical product distributors violated antitrust laws by offering bundled package deals. The lawsuit asserted that the distributors designed their ...more »

TCF Reports Quarterly Net Income of $46.3 Million, or 25 Cents Per Share
Yahoo FinanceApril 24, 2017

... which may result in regulatory enforcement action including monetary penalties; increased health care costs including those resulting from health care reform; regulatory criticism and resulting enforcement actions or other adverse consequences such ...more »

Ocwen Financial Faces Boatloads of Complaints
Courthouse News ServiceApril 24, 2017

The costs and time included attorney fees and paying for my own counsel, which cost between $6,000 and $8,000, to respond to the Notice of Foreclosure, amongst other costs.'” ... It seeks damages for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ...more »

Ocwen Financial Faces Boatloads of Complaints
Courthouse News ServiceApril 24, 2017

“Ocwen has improperly calculated loan balances, misapplied borrower payments, failed to correctly process escrow and insurance payments, and failed to properly investigate and make corrections in response to consumer complaints,” the CFPB says in the ...more »

Morning Briefing: Existing home sales at highest pace in 10 years
Mortgage Professional AmericaApril 24, 2017

While it is true that a timeshare contract is a binding legal document, it is often mistakenly thought that such a contract cannot only be cancelled. In fact, most timeshare companies maintain that their contracts are non – cancellable. This ...more »

House moving on blight foreclosure bill - News - The Times-Tribune
Scranton Times-TribuneApril 24, 2017

April the giraffe has brought a bundle to a tiny zoo in rural upstate New York, thanks to a YouTube video livestream of her pregnancy and birth of an incredibly ...more »

House moving on blight foreclosure bill
Standard SpeakerApril 24, 2017

The Urban Affairs Committee meets Tuesday on a bill to institute a “fast track” foreclosure process for derelict properties now used in eight states. The legislation would shorten a process that can now take from 300 to 540 days to potentially a third ...more »

Cincinnati sues Harbour Portfolio Advisors over predatory foreclosure sales
HousingWireApril 23, 2017

The city of Cincinnati announced a lawsuit against Harbour Portfolio Advisors, one of the nation's largest sellers of foreclosed homes, due to more than $360,000 in unpaid fines, fees and violation notices, along with alleged failure to properly ...more »

For the Record 4/23
Claremore Daily ProgressApril 23, 2017

Use of this information is governed by this act, as well as other applicable state and federal laws. The following actions were filed in the District Court of Rogers ... Pingora Loan Servicing LLC, v. Melissa J. Moore, et al., Foreclosure. Ford Motor ...more »

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Ocwen Financial Corporation
Kansas City infoZineApril 22, 2017

The CFPB is charged with enforcing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which protects consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices, and other federal consumer financial laws. In addition, the Bureau adopted ...more »

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