Tag Archives: Foreclosure

Reno Foreclosure Filings

The number of foreclosure filings has dropped slightly compared to two years ago. Washoe County recorded 7,981 foreclosure-related filings in 2011. Jason Hidalgo of the RGJ attributes much of the decrease to AB 284 which requires the foreclosure documents to … Continue reading

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HUD Evicts 101 Year Old Woman & Reconsiders

HUD evicted a Detroit woman but then realized it was a “mistake.” The mistake was that the woman was 101 years old and the news caused a large enough uproar that HUD was embarrassed and reconsidered the eviction. “We were … Continue reading

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Washoe County Foreclosures Lower for June

Washoe County foreclosure filings for June were down 10 percent from May and nearly 22 percent from June 2010, according to foreclosure tracker. RealtyTrac  1,035 foreclosure related filings were recorded for the month. This makes 54 months in a row … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleas in California Bid Rigging Scam

Don't get caught conspiring with anyone to not bid against each other at foreclosure auctions.  It could prove to be very costly, indeed. Eight Bay Area real estate investors have agreed to plead guilty for their parts in two conspiracies … Continue reading

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Fraudulent Senate Candidate Fighting Foreclosure

Fraudulent U.S. Senate candidate Jon Scott Ashjian sued two lenders and a law firm, charging they’ve been wrongfully trying to foreclose on his Las Vegas home. An attorney for Ashjian and his wife Bonnie Ashjian filed suit this month against … Continue reading

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Two Courts Rule Differently on MERS

No matter which side you are on, MERS remains a controversial issue.  Many expect the problem to ultimately be decided in the courts. A New York appellate court ruled last week that a Reston-based company that electronically tracks and transfers … Continue reading

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How Deep is the Housing Depression

For a gloomy analysis of the housing market this IBD editorial will not make you happy.  The collapse of residential real estate prices just officially exceeded the scale of the Great Depression’s housing crisis. Using mortgages as a welfare program … Continue reading

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