February 11, 2011

Obama Administration’s White Paper Proposes Phasing Out Fannie and Freddie

The Obama administration released its “white paper” outlining the winding down and replacement of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  The goal of the proposals is to […]
February 8, 2011

Technical Note: Optimize every page in your website

Depending on what visitors search for, different pages of a website can be the first page they see. Therefore, every page of a website should be […]
February 3, 2011

HOPE NOW Data Shows Increase in Loan Modifications in 2010

HOPE NOW, a group of mortgage servicers, investors, non-profit counselors, and mortgage insurers released its final 2010 numbers showing its members completed about 1.24 million loan […]
January 31, 2011

Report Indicates Nevadans are “Walking Away” From Distressed Properties

The Nevada Association of Realtors (hereinafter “NVAR”) recently released a report entitled “Face of Foreclosure.”  This report paints a rather grim picture.  It reports that more […]
January 28, 2011

Qualify for a mortgage with bankruptcy

Contrary to popular belief, acquiring a mortgage after filing for bankruptcy is not impossible.  The Federal Housing Administration insures mortgages despite bankruptcy, with seasoning requirements. Time […]
January 25, 2011

Tisha Black Chernine quoted in the RJ

BofA unit ordered to halt foreclosures By John G. Edwards A Nye County district judge has ordered ReconTrust Co., a unit of Bank of America Corp., to […]
January 24, 2011

Distinct Nevada Laws Concerning Deeds of Trust & Foreclosure

Nevada requires that a deed of trust be used to secure a real estate loan.  Although commonly referred to as a mortgage, a deed of trust has […]
January 19, 2011

Casino Cheating Ring Convicted Jan. 2011

The Justice Department announced that they have convicted the last member of a criminal organization that cheated casinos across the United States. The “Tran Organization” crime […]
January 10, 2011

Change is coming to the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative Program

Pursuant to the new guidelines released December 28, 2010, servicers are expected to put into place the revised guidelines on or before February 1, 2011.  As […]