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26 Jun 2012, 6:07 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: When is it too soon to start considering your options in a possible default on your home?  [read post]
14 Aug 2012, 12:16 pm by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: Here in South Florida, odds are high that anyone dealing with the buying, selling, or renting of a Florida home or Florida condo will be dealing with Citizens as the home insurance carrier.   [read post]
17 May 2012, 3:46 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: Last year, Bank of America tested the waters here in Florida with a similar plan that was offered for around sixty days last Fall.  [read post]
24 May 2012, 4:49 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: The truth is this:  the tremendous number of underwater homes in Florida as well as the rest of the country is a big deal not just to the individual family setting in a home with a mortgage debt that is so much higher than market value of their home but to the nation as a whole.  [read post]
30 Oct 2012, 2:13 pm by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: This new study isn’t the first one to report on changing attitudes about ditching that mortgage payment: we wrote about the Pew Study that was released last December which found the same trend, with an even higher number (36%) reporting that it was acceptable to strategically default on an underwater mortgage.   [read post]
12 Jul 2012, 4:10 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: Last Friday, CoreLogic (a national real estate industry research firm) released its latest study on the American housing market, and once again the State of Florida ranked first in the United States in foreclosures:  in Florida, the CoreLogic show approximately 12% (11.9 percent) of Florida mortgages are in some stage of foreclosure. [read post]
26 Jul 2016, 7:22 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Most real estate lawyers, like Larry Tolchinsky, offer a free initial consultation (over the phone or in person, whichever you prefer) to answer your questions. [read post]
12 Apr 2012, 4:19 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: We have been monitoring shady loan modification practices for awhile now, along with bad debt collection practices connected with the Foreclosure Fraud mess.  [read post]
16 Jul 2013, 11:27 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: Recently, Old Republic (via TheFund.com) sent a warning out to Florida foreclosure defense lawyers that they were finding several claims coming out of the State of Florida where there were foreclosed properties owned by lenders (Bank REO Properties) that were attempting to transfer title via fake deeds were FORGERY is involved. [read post]
5 Feb 2013, 10:45 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: In anything that is as big and as messy as the current Florida housing crisis, you will be able to find lots of examples of bad actors. [read post]
14 Feb 2013, 11:00 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip:  In Miami and other parts of Florida, the foreclosure bottleneck is a serious problem for the judicial system and it’s been a huge problem for several years now. [read post]
11 Oct 2012, 11:28 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: This is the bottleneck that we reference so often on this blog:  since Florida is a judicial foreclosure state, where banks must file a lawsuit and get a judgment to foreclose on a home, the courts must be involved and this Foreclosure Fraud mess (the bankers like to call it the “housing crisis”) has simply overwhelmed the clerks and the judges and the whole courthouse process.  [read post]
15 Jan 2013, 3:50 pm by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: Today, the Supreme Court of Massachusetts ruled that a home owner can fight in court and win against a big bank – especially when the bank simply cannot provide the proper document to prove it has a legal right to proceed as a party in the case. [read post]
17 Sep 2013, 1:24 pm by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip The lesson from the recent Florida Supreme Court case is this: there’s more than one creditor out there who is looking to get that home or condo title in order to get paid for the debt that is owed by the home owner / mortgage borrower. [read post]
21 Feb 2013, 10:45 am by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip:  It’s true that the Florida Supreme Court has requested the Florida Bar to try and change the Florida rules of procedure, to create rules that would allow courts in the future to impose sanctions on a party even after they have dismissed their lawsuit. [read post]
29 Oct 2013, 3:44 pm by Larry Tolchinsky
Larry Tolchinsky’s Tip: Lots of lessons here — among them, have a Florida real estate lawyer look over your deal before you sign on the dotted line, especially in commercial real estate transactions and also in “as is” offers – because in both situations, buyers are taking more risk than they may realize. [read post]