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  • New help for Struggling Borrowers published by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    New help for Struggling Borrowers published by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    In January 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued several new rules governing mortgage servicers consideration of a borrower's application for loss mitigation which rules became ...

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  • Florida 2nd DCA requests Supreme Court to Review Standing in Foreclosures
    Florida 2nd DCA requests Supreme Court to Review Standing in Foreclosures

    Today, the Florida Second District Court of Appeal released its earthshattering decision in Focht v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. The appellate court is asking the Florida Supreme Court to review the ...

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  • Tips to Avoid Foreclosing Your Home
    Tips to Avoid Foreclosing Your Home

    If you are a homeowner, the idea of losing your house can be a frightening thing to imagine; especially if you have a family in the picture as well. Even if you feel as though all hope is lost, don’t ...

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  • Is the new Florida Fair Foreclosure Act Really Fair?
    Is the new Florida Fair Foreclosure Act Really Fair?

    On June 7, 2013, Governor Scott signed the Florida Fair Foreclosure Act into law. The Act makes many substantive and procedural changes to how foreclosures are processed by the courts with the ...

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  • Sheryl A. Edwards Featured on SNN Local News
    Sheryl A. Edwards Featured on SNN Local News

    On Thursday, May 2, 2013, Sheryl A. Edwards was featured on SNN Local News in a segment addressing Florida's foreclosure increase. The news anchor discussed how the American dream of owning a home has ...

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  • Clock is ticking on Mortgage Debt Relief Act
    Clock is ticking on Mortgage Debt Relief Act

    Several weeks ago, Florida property owners started to receive mortgage balance reduction offers from the nation's biggest mortgage servicers under the settlement reached earlier this year in the ...

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