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Author: Austin B. Calhoun, Esq.

Lenders Beware: Be Sure to Foreclose Subordinate Liens and Encumbrances

April 2, 2021 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog

Lenders must pay particular attention to subordinate liens and encumbrances prior to initiating any foreclosure action. Lenders can discover whether subordinate liens and encumbrances exist on a property by performing a title examination prior to initiating foreclosure. Failure to discover subordinate liens and encumbrances will cause lenders to mistakenly exclude […]

Defaulted Loans: Florida State Laws, Federal Laws and Federal Regulations

March 19, 2021 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog

When a lender holds a defaulted loan there are several issues that need to be considered before initiating a foreclosure. Lenders must ensure compliance with all relevant State and Federal laws and regulations to preserve their remedies for recovery. Additionally, specific Federal regulations may also apply and provide additional requirements […]

Lenders May Still Have to Participate in Foreclosure Mediation in Florida

January 20, 2021 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog

In response to the mortgage foreclosure crisis, the Supreme Court of Florida established a statewide mandatory mediation program for residential mortgage foreclosures. Due to the mandatory mediation program being largely unsuccessful, the Supreme Court of Florida terminated the program on December 19, 2011. However, lenders should be aware that judges […]

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