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18 Nov 2010, 9:16 am by brian
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., commonly referred to as “MERS,” is the recorded owner of over half of the nation’s residential mortgages. [read post]
28 Jul 2011, 7:52 am by On the Net
ABA Journal: Calling for an end to a controversial practice, the Virginia-based company that owns Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS) has announced a change in its rules that apparently would require mortgage loan services to follow longstanding property law principles. [read post]
3 May 2011, 9:28 am by Steve Harms
This is hot and important news for debtors and creditors who have mortgages expedited (how ironic) through MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.) in Michigan.  [read post]
6 Feb 2012, 10:18 am by lennyesq
Schneiderman is alleging that the nation’s largest banks use the Mortgage Electronic Registration System, MERS, to evade public filings, shortchange localities of $2 billion in fees and compromise the interests of homeowners. [read post]
15 Feb 2011, 12:57 pm by Rich Vetstein
The case is In Re Agard (click here to download), and essentially throws a huge monkey wrench into a hugely important cog of the entire U.S. mortgage market, the Mortgage Electronic Registration System, Inc. known as MERS. [read post]
21 May 2011, 12:58 am by Paul Caron
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. v Tammy Church, No. 09-2513 (6th Cir. [read post]
15 Feb 2011, 4:24 pm by Nathalie Martin
MERS, which stands for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, tracks more than 60 million mortgages, and has filed thousands of foreclosure actions on behalf of lenders. [read post]
2 Oct 2012, 4:30 am
In Re Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., 680 F.3d 849 (6th Cir. 2012). [read post]
11 Oct 2010, 6:22 am by By PETER J. HENNING
Figuring out the role of Mortgage Electronic Registration System, or MERS, in the mortgage market will be important in the investigations into the foreclosure process, says Peter J. [read post]
20 Mar 2013, 3:23 am by propertyprof
From Joe Singer's blog: State courts have disagreed about whether MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems) has standing to foreclose on property or to assign whatever interest it has in the mortgage to the bank that holds the mortgage currently so... [read post]
24 Nov 2012, 12:17 pm by Jeff Sovern
I conclude by outlining options for reforming the mortgage loan transfer system, including the use of a single document merging the note and mortgage, and a structure for the registration of a single authoritative electronic version of the mortgage/note and of all changes in parties to, and terms of, the transaction. [read post]
13 Jun 2011, 5:10 pm by Peter Moulinos
The Appellate Division, Second Department, ruled that a note or mortgage held by MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems) cannot be foreclosed if the primary lender did not transfer the note and mortgage to MERS. [read post]
6 Jun 2013, 5:01 pm by Alan Spinrad
        Oregon Supreme Court Paves Way for MERS to Foreclose Nonjudicially The Oregon Supreme Court, in 2 cases (Brandrup v Recontrust, 353 Or___, and Niday v GMAC Mortgage, LLC, 353 Or ___[June 6, 2013]) has ruled that MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems) is... [read post]
18 Nov 2009, 8:12 am
TOP 10 Papers for Journal of Contracts & Commercial Law September 19, 2009 to November 18, 2009 Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 485 Foreclosure, Subprime Mortgage Lending, and the Mortgage Electronic Registration System Christopher Lewis Peterson, University of Utah -... [read post]
5 Sep 2012, 3:30 am by propertyprof
The NY Times looks at how deficiencies within MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems) continue to cause problems for courts and borrowers: Amid the foreclosure crisis . . .critics have contended that the registry . . . served to hide the... [read post]
18 May 2013, 11:38 am by Thomas McAvity
In essence, the County is going after Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, or MERS., the property records system that enabled the rapid, complex transactions involving these bundled mortgages, and the banks that cut The county is arguing that MERS wrecked the public property records system while simultaneously helping mortgage lenders evade transaction fees. [read post]
18 Oct 2011, 3:58 pm
One of the most pervasive concerns the Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS). [read post]
29 Oct 2011, 10:35 pm by Jean Braucher
The Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) has been the target in a lot of lawsuits during the mortgage crisis for its shoddy, opaque practices. [read post]
24 Jun 2011, 8:39 am by Donald Pinto
Elliot Saffran, involves a mortgage granted to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. [read post]
5 May 2011, 9:34 pm by Glenn Matecun
The Court held that foreclosures by advertisement started by the Michigan Electronic Registration System (MERS) are against the law.  [read post]