Reasons Why You Should Not Try a Do It Yourself Foreclosure Defense

We have counseled hundreds of clients through the years, and the most significant mistake homeowners make when faced with a foreclosure case is that they wait until the very last minute to contact an experienced attorney

STILL THINK YOU CAN DEFEND FORECLOSURE AND OBTAIN A MODIFICATION ON YOUR OWN?

If you still think you can defend the foreclosure of your home or obtain a mortgage modification on your own, here are some sobering facts to consider.

Winning Defenses to Foreclosure Take Center Stage

In the quickly changing landscape of foreclosure cases in Florida, at least two new defenses are being accepted by courts in favor of homeowners

Homeowners Must Beware of Foreclosure Rescue and Short Sale Scams

South Florida homeowners and consumers in foreclosure or at risk of foreclosure are inundated with commercials, mailers, phone calls and even personal visits from companies claiming they can save their home

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ARE TRICKY IN FORECLOSURE CASES

Perhaps the hottest topic in foreclosure cases at the moment is the proper application of a statute of limitations defense. The laws that set deadlines by when lawsuits must be filed are called statutes of limitations

How To Defend Against and Eliminate Deficiency Judgments

The most recent increasing trend in cases coming into our office are “deficiency judgment” actions brought against homeowners AFTER a foreclosure, short sale or deed in lieu.

NEW FEDERAL RULES HELP HOMEOWNERS FACING FORECLOSURE

One of the most difficult challenges we face in assisting homeowners through the process of a loan modification, is the threat of foreclosure, or foreclosure sale of the property we are trying to preserve.

HOW TO COMBAT LIGHT SPEED FORECLOSURES

Since June 2013 when the Florida legislature approved additional funding to clear the huge backlog of residential foreclosures, major changes have occurred to the time in which foreclosure cases are brought to trial

Three Major Mistakes by Homeowners When it Comes to Association Dues

By Omar J. Arcia, Esq.Foreclosure Defense and Bankruptcy Protection Attorney   Many homeowners that have fallen behind on their mortgage payments, also make the decision to stop paying their homeowners’ association dues. If a homeowner is trying to save their home, non payment of association dues is perhaps one of the worst decisions they can […]

What Homeowners Need to Know About Florida’s New Speedy Foreclosure Law

After a two year effort, Florida legislators approved a new foreclosure law that significantly affects the rights of homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages

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