Foreclosure Eases Downward In April

Lenders filed 990 petitions to foreclose on properties in Massachusetts in April, an 11.4 percent decrease compared with the 1,117 filed in April 2016, according to a new report from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman.

Activists Offer Free Foreclosure Defense Clinics

The Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending is sponsoring free clinics to inform homeowners foreclosed in 2014 or earlier that they face a new deadline to file paperwork to preserve the 20-year window in which homeowners may contest a foreclosure.

Deadline To Preserve Right To Challenge Foreclosures Approaches

Last Friday, Antonio Ibañez – yes, that Ibañez – spoke out publicly for the first time urging homeowners who have been foreclosed-upon prior to 2014 to file paperwork at their registry to preserve their right to challenge that foreclosure for 20 years by Friday, or lose that right forever.

Lessons Learned From Foreclosure Crisis

Economic inequality is one of President Barack Obama’s favorite subjects to opine about. But the Obama Administration’s lame and limp-as-wilted-lettuce approach to righting the wrongs of a messed-up housing market