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Commercial real estate broker liens - a primer on what landlords should know

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 14 2014

Over half of the states have enacted commercial broker lien statutes which allow brokers to file liens for the full payment of commissions on sales

Michigan Court of Appeals holds that borrowers may waive “distinct tract” sale requirement of foreclosure by advertisement statute

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
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  • USA
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  • April 14 2014

In John G. Wilson v. Mutual Bank, et al (issued March 20, 2014), the Michigan Court of Appeals provided clarity to the issue of whether borrowers can

Fannie Mae updates modification policies

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

On March 28, Fannie Mae issued Servicing Guide Announcement SVC-2014-05, which provides, as recently promised, updated guidance regarding standard

Utah amends Mortgage Licensing Act

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

On April 1, Utah enacted SB 332, which amends the Utah Residential Mortgage Practices and Licensing Act, the Real Estate Licensing and Practices Act

Fannie Mae to begin assessing fees for late, inaccurate reporting

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

On March 28, Fannie Mae notified servicers that, effective May 1, 2014, it will begin issuing Warning Letters and assessing compensatory fees to

FHFA, City of Chicago resolve dispute over vacant property ordinance

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

On April 3, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois approved an order of dismissal and Memorandum of Understanding jointly

Sellers cannot look to the appraiser when lenders pull the plug on a prospective house flip

  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 10 2014

An outgrowth of Arizona's housing downturn in recent years has been the proliferation of would-be real estate investors who purchase, renovate and

Sixth Circuit confirms PTFA provides no private right of action, but holds PTFA violations could support state-law claims

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently confirmed that the federal Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA) does not provide a

CFPB to hold forum on mortgage closing process

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

The CFPB announced today that it will hold a forum on the mortgage closing process. The event will take place at the CFPB's headquarters in

Recently unveiled "HOME Forward” housing act may signal the end of Fannie and Freddie

  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2014

Momentum in housing-finance reformation picked up speed last month as the House Financial Services Committee unveiled the proposed Housing