Article by David W. Coffin on Legalization Issues

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Home prices begin to rise

April 10th, 2012

Good tips for first time home sellers!

April 10th, 2012

Misconduct still present in bank foreclosures

April 10th, 2012

Banks give billions to Homeowners in Settlement

February 20th, 2012

New Group to Probe Origins of Housing Bubble

January 31st, 2012

by Brian Tumulty WASHINGTON — The public should expect to see results within weeks from an effort to document criminal and civil violations at the root of the housing bubble, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday. “Americans lost close to $7.5 trillion in home equity over the last five years,” Schneiderman said. “That’s Read More…

Babe Ruth Signature Inspires Awe and a Lawsuit

November 29th, 2011

LUMPY and soiled, its hemp stitching tight in some places and loose in others, it looks like any old baseball: no way to tell immediately that it has a connection to the original field of dreams. But after closely studying the faded script and seeing the scrawled signature of Babe Ruth, the viewer senses a Read More…

The Separate Roles of Love and Money

November 29th, 2011

For older couples contemplating marriage, something in writing has come to mean more than a Valentine’s Day card. The prenuptial agreement, entwining love with money, has become almost as essential a document as the marriage license, say lawyers who draw up such agreements. “Increased longevity means that more couples who are in their 60’s, 70’s Read More…

Banks face deadline on tougher mortgage standards

November 17th, 2011

By Ronald D. Orol, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Big banks struggling with stalled mortgage modifications face a new hurdle — tighter standards due to take effect in just over two months from housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Servicers will be required from January to meet tougher rules from Fannie and Freddie, which own Read More…

Realtors® Applaud Bill to Speed Lender Response to Short Sales

November 17th, 2011

Washington, April 13, 2011 A new bill to improve the process for approving short sales may soon bring relief to distressed home owners who are unable to keep their homes and hope to avoid foreclosure. The bill, introduced in the U.S. House yesterday and strongly supported by the National Association of Realtors®, would impose a Read More…