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Adam Levitin Tells Congress: Citigroup, Bank Of America, JPMorgan & Wells Fargo Are All Insolvent
Here’s Foreclosure Mom’s rap… nothing further need be said… watch it. And if you’re going to try to get your loan modified, get a REST Report…
Suppose you had a listing and that, because of some fact about either the seller(s) or the property, you believed that any transaction would stand a greater than normal chance of failing to close. (Yes, I've had one of those too.) Would you have a duty to disclose those circumstances to a prospec...
The giant Bank of America, for instance, has bid in Florida tax lien sales using colorful names such as Bennu, LLC, named after a mythical bird said to be the soul of the ancient Egyptian sun god.   Over th...
QUESTION Whether the Tennessee Residential Lending, Brokerage and Servicing Act, Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 45-13-101, et seq., requires an individual investment property owner to obtain a license before the individual may engage in seller-financing when he or she sells the investment property? OPINION ...
Latest victim of real estate slump -- Buy Owner   A high-profile do-it-yourself real estate company remains open while a buyer is sought for its assets. Read more:
Nearly half of all Americans who claimed the first-time homebuyer tax credit on their 2009 tax returns will have to repay the government. According to a report from the Inspector General for Tax Administration, released to the public Thursday, about 950,000 of the nearly 1.8 million Americans wh...
The $6.5 million settlement would pay relatively small amounts to individuals who had the tainted drywall in their homes. But the handful of attorneys who quietly negotiated the deal will receive a separate payment of $2.1 million. Victims will be compensated mostly in Lowe’s gift cards, offered ...
Fact or fiction? The health-care law and real estate tax: First, it is not a sales tax, nor does it impose any transfer or recordation tax. It is called a Medicare tax because the money received will be allocated to the Medicare Trust Fund, which is part of the Social Security system. Watch for ...
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