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The Importance of Verification

  The Florida courts have previously passed legislation and changed the very rules of Florida Civil Procedure to order a surplus prerequisite prior to a bank filing a foreclosure deed. Florida Rules of Civil Procedure 1.110 requires the banks or their servicer to authenticate the statistics suspected in their criticism. More specifically, the statute states: "Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have read the foregoing, and the facts alleged therein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief". Some courts have found that confirming the complaint after the depiction of this law is considered a circumstance pattern to filing a foreclosure action and that if...
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What Not to Do When You Miss Mortgage Payments

It can all happen so quickly. Maybe you suddenly lost your job or have to deal with an unexpected illness in the family, or maybe you are facing a divorce or have gotten in over your head with credit card bills. These are all very common reasons why homeowners can get behind on their mortgage payments. If you do find yourself in a situation where you are missing more than one mortgage payment, the one thing that you don’t want to do is ignore the phone calls and letters from your lender. You should take this matter very seriously and work to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Make sure to keep track of all correspondence you receive for later reference. It is also important...

Florida Title Owner Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

As if Florida homeowners did not have it bad enough, they have had to shield themselves from mortgage lenders and title agencies who are committing mortgage fraud. Finally one of these fraudsters has been removed from the mortgage scene. On July 26, 2012 it was announced in a Loan Safe post that a Florida title agency owner, Cynthia Strickland was sentenced to jail for mortgage fraud for 18 months. Strickland is ordered to pay back the amount of fraud that she took from homeowners in the Jacksonville area. Strickland had a scam in Florida where she would have an associate enter into real estate contracts for properties that were taken from a real estate appraiser. The properties were...