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FHFA New Streamlined Modification Program

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will offer a new, simplified loan modification initiative to minimize losses and to help troubled borrowers avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes.

Fulton County Bd. of Tax Assessors v. Calliope Properties, LLC

Fulton County appeals award of attorney's fees granted in ad valorem property tax appeal case.

Sherman v. Fulton County Board of Assessors et al.

4-3 decision of the Supreme Court of Georgia, reversing the trial court, completely decimating the sham, "phantom" bond financing structure practiced in Georgia, geared solely towards affording an unconstitutional tax abatement in favor of the developer/lessee.

WHAT’S IN A BASEMENT? Adventures in Licensing Basement Rentals in Maryland

Adventures in Licensing Basement Rentals in Maryland: Reasons to comply with rental license requirements in Maryland.

Fight the Bank

Some steps to take when you get served.

News – Mortgage Tax Relief Extended by “Fiscal Cliff” Compromise

Law makers extend mortgage tax relief past the end of 2012.

Some Important Landlord Tenant Timeframes - Florida

Information and timeframe regarding: Landlord's rights to enter the dwelling, repairs by landlord, timeframe to leave the premises, notices to landlord, notices to tenant, return of deposit

The Homeowner's Bill of Rights

In order to stem the wave of foreclosure, on July 11, 2012, California enacted into law a “Homeowner Bill of Rights” for the purpose of aiding embattled homeowners and bring fairness, accountability and transparency to the state’s foreclosure process.

Will I Lose My Home if I File Bankruptcy

One of the first questions, many homeowners who are contemplating filing bankruptcy ask is “Will I lose my home if I file for bankruptcy?” The answer to this question depends upon a number of factors. This article sheds some light on the answer to this question.

How Banks Are Worsening the Foreclosure Crisis

The bad mortgages that got the current financial crisis started have produced a terrifying wave of home foreclosures. Unless the foreclosure surge eases, even the most extravagant federal stimulus spending won’t spur an economic recovery.

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