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Loan officer’s statements about lien priority in home mortgage transaction do not give rise to borrower’s claims for breach of fiduciary duty and negligent misrepresentation against lender

  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

The North Carolina Supreme Court recently analyzed whether a loan officer owes a borrower a fiduciary duty in a home mortgage transaction. Dallaire v

Massachusetts suit against Fannie and Freddie dismissed

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2014

On October 21, a federal judge dismissed the claims brought by the State AG that the GSEs violated state law by putting limits on the sale of pre- and

CFPB takes first action enforcing new mortgage servicing rules

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 23 2014

In its first action alleging violations of the new mortgage servicing rules, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ordered Flagstar Bank to

Editorial: Court gives nod to 1932 Florida Supreme Court case, blocking developers’ ability to avoid additional payments

  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 22 2014

We are often asked when representing a client in defense of a claim whether the client could avoid the liability asserted by the claimant by

Nevada and D.C. courts give priority of position to HOA assessment "superliens" over first mortgages

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2014

Mortgage lenders beware. In late August, the D.C. Court of Appeals rendered a decision in Chase Plaza Condominium Association, Inc. v. J.P. Morgan

A portion of a Maryland condominium assessment lien takes priority over mortgages and deeds of trust

  • Ober Kaler
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  • USA
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  • October 14 2014

Under Section 11-110 of the Maryland Condominium Act, in the event of a foreclosure of a mortgage or deed of trust on a condominium unit, a portion

GAO publishes report regarding proposed changes to the single-family housing finance system

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 10 2014

On October 7, the GAO published a report to help policymakers assess proposals for changing the single-family housing finance system and consider ways

GAO recommends better data analysis to improve TARP housing programs

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 10 2014

On October 6, the GAO released a report recommending that the Treasury Department improve its analysis of data it collects on HAMP. As of June

FHA multifamily rental project closing document revisions

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 10 2014

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released revised closing documents that must be used for all transactions with a

Summary of HUD’s LEAN 232 Program E-mail Blasts: Office of Residential Care Facilities (ORCF), September 22, 2014 and October 6, 2014

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 9 2014

In an effort to summarize the highlights of the LEAN E-mail Blasts that we receive, and rarely have time to review in a timely fashion, we at Pepper