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Luxury-home owners use ‘short sales’ as defaults rise

Homeowners with mortgages of more than $1 million are defaulting at almost twice the U.S. rate and some are turning to so-called short sales to unload properties as stock-market losses and pay cuts squeeze wealthy borrowers. “The rich aren’t as ...

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Pre-petition ethical issues for bankruptcy lawyers

Bankruptcy attorneys face a host of ethical issues even before their clients file a petition for bankruptcy. The goal is to preserve a nest egg or protect assets that might survive the bankruptcy process, but pre-petition planning requires a careful ...

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Good faith estimates will be easier to understand

Their intention was to make it easier to read and understand. But leave it to the federal government to take what typically is a single-page document and turn it into a three-page form. What I’m pointing to is the new ...

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Attorney general sues mortgage relief company

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has sued a company he said defrauded people seeking mortgage relief. The suit, filed Tuesday in Jackson County Circuit Court, alleges that Orange, Calif.-based U.S. Foreclosure Relief Corp., also known as Lighthouse Services, violated the ...

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