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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Banks fear courts’ ruling on negotiability of promissory notes

Thu May 30, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

There’s been a lot of discussion over the last year or so about the negotiability of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac promissory notes. The banking industry has been trying to convince courts that these notes, which total about $7 trillion in commercial paper, are a negotiable instrument. Why is this so important to the banking industry? The bottom line is […]

Media Coins New Area of Law: Real Estate Defense Attorney

Thu May 30, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

The drums are starting to beat more loudly by those of us in the Florida real estate and foreclosure defense business as we await word on whether Gov. Rick Scott will sign HB 87, a bill designed to speed up the backlog of foreclosures in Florida. Florida real estate analyst, consultant and author Jack McCabe, of McCabe Research and Consulting in Deerfield […]

As the space race slows, the race to break up America’s biggest banks gains speed

Fri May 17, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

Have you seen the YouTube video of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield singing David Bowie’s “Ground Control to Major Tom” from the International Space Station? The social media loving space man has become a YouTube sensation with more than 10.5 million (yep that’s million) hits and growing. And that’s only within the span of about a week. While the space race slows down, the rest […]

Dear Gov. Scott: HB 87 Foreclosure legislation violates constitution

Wed May 15, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

Gov. Rick Scott must decide soon whether he will sign into law a bill designed to speed up the residential mortgage foreclosure process. Supporters of House Bill 87 say they hope it will help ease a foreclosure backlog and rejuvenate the housing sector. But there is cause for alarm as the bill could push homeowners out of their residences without the due […]

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