Who is Wilbur Ross?

By Lynn Szymoniak November 25, 2016

On Thanksgiving day, President-Elect Trump announced that he would name Wilbur Ross as Secretary of Commerce.

Wilbur Ross was described in new reports as a “billionaire investor” who was also known as the “king of bankruptcy.” Ross was famous for buying and selling companies that had hit hard times and filed for bankruptcy.… [Read More]

NOVASTAR FINANCIAL FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY

By Lynn Szymoniak

 

Novation Companies, formerly known as NovaStar Financial, a company … [Read More]

NEW CFPB RULES TO THWART WRONGFUL FORECLOSURES

By Lynn Szymoniak

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) approved rules on August … [Read More]

Florida’s 4th DCA Reverses Many Foreclosure Judgments

By Lynn Szymoniak

“Oops – Our Bad – The Banks Didn’t Have Standing 

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Injecting Integrity into the Mortgage Business

By Lynn Szymoniak

Trump Mortgage was a company started in 2006 and closed … [Read More]

Mortgage Crimes, Part 1: Small Houses, Big Mortgages

By Lynn Szymoniak

TWO SMALL REAL ESTATE INVESTORS 

WH was a 73-year-old man, … [Read More]

The Latest Goldman Sachs Settlement

By Lynn Szymoniak

Goldman Sachs announced on January 14, 2016 that it will … [Read More]

The 2015 Housing Market

By Lynn Szymoniak

In 2015, the home ownership rate in the U.S. reached … [Read More]

Movie Review: The Big Short

By Lynn Szymoniak

The Big Short is a movie worth seeing, if only … [Read More]

99 Abandoned Homes

By Lynn Szymoniak

The much-praised and long-awaited film “99 Homes” opened … [Read More]

What Housing Recovery: Some September 2015 Housing Facts

By Lynn Szymoniak

 

The home ownership rate in the U.S. is at … [Read More]

FDIC SUES BANK OF NEW YORK, CITIBANK AND US BANK ALLEGING WIDESPREAD LOAN DOCUMENT FAILURES

By Lynn Szymoniak

On August 19, 2015, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“the … [Read More]

Open Letter to Deutsche Bank’s Incoming CEO Designate

By Lynn Szymoniak

Dear CEO Designate Cryan:

With the many problems you face … [Read More]

Deutsche Bank v. Johnston

By The Housing Justice Foundation

For your consideration: an excellent New Mexico Supreme Court case [Read More]

Sometimes The Good Guys Win: Congratulations to Nick Wooten

By Lynn Szymoniak

On April 20, 2015, a federal court jury in DuPage … [Read More]

Foreclosure Deceleration

By Lynn Szymoniak

“Deceleration” is becoming a very important new term to thousands … [Read More]

WELLS FARGO: STILL CHEATING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

By Lynn Szymoniak

A “Reasonable Contrary Inference” of Forgery By Wells Fargo

On … [Read More]

Letter Found in a Court Foreclosure File

By Lynn Szymoniak

To Whom it may concerned, Dear Sir or Madam, I … [Read More]

Comments on Amendments to Florida Rules of Civil Procedure

By Lynn Szymoniak

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA

IN RE: AMENDMENTS TO … [Read More]

OCWEN’S WILLIAM ERBY FORCED OUT

By Lynn Szymoniak

ANOTHER DECEMBER OCWEN SETTLEMENT – AND STILL NO ONE GOES [Read More]

Senator Elizabeth Warrens Upbraids FHFA Director

By Lynn Szymoniak

 “You’ve been in office for nearly a year now, and … [Read More]

Succesful Investments in Mortgage-Backed Securities

By Lynn Szymoniak

Private investors risked several trillion dollars in the U.S. housing … [Read More]

Letter to Regulators Regarding Ocwen

By Lynn Szymoniak

Re: OCWEN EMPLOYEES SIGNING FOR LONG-DISSOLVED MORTGAGE  COMPANIES, AND OCWEN’S [Read More]

THE STEEP LOSSES OF MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUSTS

By Lynn Szymoniak

From 2004 through 2007, several trillion dollars in American residential … [Read More]

What I Could Not Tell The Jury in Decatur

By Lynn Szymoniak

On August 6, 2014, I travelled to Decatur, GA to … [Read More]

How a Trust Lost Over $10 Million on Just One Loan

By Lynn Szymoniak

Here is yet another case with a Lost Note count, … [Read More]

SUDDENLY APPEARING ENDORSEMENTS USED BY BANK-TRUSTEES IN FORECLOSURES

By Lynn Szymoniak

42 CASES WITH SUDDENLY APPEARING ENDORSEMENTS 

“The Court is concerned,

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Unendorsed Notes Used by Bank of New York in Foreclosures

By The Housing Justice Foundation

A Study by The Housing Justice Foundation (click to download [Read More]

MORTGAGE DISCRIMINATION: LOS ANGELES SUES JP MORGAN

By Lynn Szymoniak

The City of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit against JP [Read More]

Which Trusts Did Your Pension Fund Choose?

By Lynn Szymoniak

RMBS PERFORMANCE REPORTS FROM MARCH 25, 2014 

At their inception, … [Read More]

A Foreclosure Story from Lake Worth

By Lynn Szymoniak

A local tv reporter has been doing a series on [Read More]

THE BLACK HOLE IN THE OCWEN OFFICES

By The Housing Justice Foundation

Ocwen Financial needs some good news. On February 19, 2014, … [Read More]

AN OVERVIEW OF THE U.S. HOUSING CRISIS IN 2013

By Lynn Szymoniak

• 462,970 Foreclosures Completed In 2013
• ŸForeclosures Hit the

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DAVID STERN DISBARRED – SO LITTLE, SO LATE

By Lynn Szymoniak

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court disbarred … [Read More]

LOCAL JUDGES DEFY FEDERAL & ATTORNEY GENERAL DEALS

By Lynn Szymoniak

This is a very common scenario: After years of foreclosure … [Read More]