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The Fall of Stockton, California?: Pensions, Foreclosures, Overspending

Last week, I wrote about the real fears and problems of unsustainable pensions. This week pensions are at the heart of an entire city declaring bankruptcy. Stockton, California is now the largest city in U.S. history to declare bankruptcy. In … Continue reading

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Foreclosure ‘Help’ Scams Target Homeowners

For the past few years, homeowners have been scammed in the housing crisis. Predatory lending, subprime loans, inflated purchase prices, equity skimming, deceptive, discriminatory and unfair lending practices, excessive fees, forced-placed insurance and other “packing” fees are just a few … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Children of Foreclosures

Foreclosures, home modifications, lender fraud and evictions affect all our population in some manner through direct or indirect involvement. One ignored group in the mortgage debacle – the children. Children have been overlooked and ignored. They are the forgotten. Very … Continue reading

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Another Mighty Blow Against Mortgage Lenders

Federal regulators are getting ready to strike their mighty blow on eight financial firms that weren’t part of the nation’s $25 Billion settlement with the five largest mortgage lenders in February. (Read our blog article in the February Archives, “Banks … Continue reading

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Another Round of Foreclosures Coming

Reports from the news media the last couple of months have been uncharacteristically upbeat concerning the economic outlook. I’m seeing more foreclosures than ever and wondering what sources could they possibly be using for this so-called “upswing”? Yesterday, national news … Continue reading

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Congratulations to David Migoya, Denver Post Reporter, for Receiving Award

Congratulations to David Migoya, Denver Post business news reporter who was nationally recognized yesterday by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers for his reporting on Colorado’s foreclosure system. David Migoya received the “Best in Business” award in the … Continue reading

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HB12-1156 Featured on the Front Page of the Denver Post

Here are the links to the Denver Post articles, supporting HB12-1156: http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_20160083/honor-system-foreclosure-paperwork-has-led-illegal-colorado and http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_20167182/colorado-house-committee-kills-foreclosure-bill Keith A. Gantenbein, Jr. is a Colorado foreclosure defense attorney located in Denver and servicing all of Colorado. He also handles bankruptcies, mortgage negotiations, lender liability, real estate, … Continue reading

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More Mortgage Fraud Uncovered: Force-Placed Insurance

Fraud is prevalent in the mortgage industry. One type of fraud that’s just coming to light is “force-placed insurance”. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will be issuing mortgage servicing rules this year that will impose new limits on these … Continue reading

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Predatory Equity Stripping

The internet is the greatest friend in the world – it can also be your enemy.  Mortgage and loan brokers, refinancers, mortgage re-conveyers and even “mortgage rescuers” can use the internet to track down vulnerable homeowners. Whatever their title, or … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae Asking for Another $4.6 Billion

Yesterday, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, Fannie Mae announced they are asking the government (that’s us folks) for more bailout money. This time they need $4.6 billion. They’ve already received, or are about to receive a total of $117.3 billion in … Continue reading

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