July 9, 2010

President Approves Extension of Tax Credit Deadline

On Friday, July 2, 2010, President Obama approved the home buyer tax credit extension for more than 180,000 American homebuyers who were at risk of losing […]
July 1, 2010

Home Buyer Tax Credit Extension Passes

The Senate unanimously approved a bill that creates a three month closing extension for the home buyer tax credit. In summary, the home buyer tax credit […]
June 30, 2010

Tisha Black Chernine quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

Tisha Black Chernine, Esq. is quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal’s article, Homeowner gets foreclosure reprieve regarding the breakdown of communication between mortgage specialists and within […]
June 25, 2010

Another Government Program to Help Underwater Home Owners

The “Hardest Hit” Fund is a new government program designed to help states that are suffering from the largest drop in home values.  Nevada is one […]
June 24, 2010

Equitable Subordination in Nevada

Nevada is a first-in-time recording state, which means that the lien recorded on real property first has priority over subsequently recorded liens.  Huntington v. Mila, Inc. […]
June 21, 2010

Government Arrests Mortgage Lenders

As part of Operation Stolen Dreams, the government’s push against mortgage fraud, federal authorities investigated 1,215 criminal defendants allegedly responsible for more than $2.3 billion in […]
June 18, 2010

Reasons for Initiating Probate

The probate process begins after a family member dies and someone, either the executor of the will or a family member, initiates proceedings in probate court.  […]
June 16, 2010

Fannie and Freddie to Delist Stock from NYSE

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to delist their common and preferred stock from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) […]
June 4, 2010

Bank of America’s Principal Forgiveness Program Begins

On June 2, Bank of America began its new mortgage program for eligible underwater borrowers which includes an earned principal forgiveness in a loan modification.  Bank […]