Former Countrywide executive Edward O'Donnell will receive $57 million for his role in filing a whistle-blower lawsuit against Bank of America over the sale of faulty mortgage-backed securities, according to a report from Bloomberg News.
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Forty-one states and the District of Columbia experienced month-over-month declines in their unemployment rate, while 43 states and the District of Columbia saw year-over-year decreases in unemployment for November, according to the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment November 2014 report released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Following weeks of collaboration and anticipation, leading cloud-based data and document exchange services provider NetDirector has announced the deployment of the Auction.com interface.
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First-Time Homebuyers Discounts through FHA
People in the market for their first home can take advantage of a new offer from FHA. This new initiative aims to provide more information to buyers though classroom education and will reward them with a reduction in the premiums paid towards mortgage insurance.
HAWK to the…Continue
The housing crisis has caused a great deal of stress to homeowners in hardship, and has pushed more than one out of every seven of them into the path of foreclosure. Options have been made available to homeowners trying to avoid foreclosure; options like repayment, mortgage modification, deed in lieu of foreclosure, Bankruptcy, and short sale. In this article we will take a look at these different options available to home owners who are in…Continue
The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act of 2007 provided distressed homeowners with the ability to sell their homes via short sale without having to worry about including the amount of the waived balance in their yearly tax calculations. Prior to 2007, short sellers were provided a 1099 for the amount of the waived balance and it was taxed as additional income.
The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act of 2007 provided distressed homeowners with an avenue that provided an additional level…Continue
Ahhh.....another Tuesday and another email from Bank of America announcing yet another change with their short sale processing guidelines. HUD has just announced that now, their Servicers will NOT review any offers presented within the first 15 days of MLS exposure.
Sounds reasonable, right???? Well...here's the "Gotcha"....
It appears that this 15 day MLS exposure time clock begins ticking when the property is listed within the appropriate…Continue
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