Foreclosure Defense

foreclosure notice and keys on court table

Recently, the Florida Fifth DCA reversed a summary judgment in a foreclosure case because the lender did not offer sufficient evidence that it followed proper procedures and satisfied certain conditions. After the bank tried to accelerate the mortgage in the case Parkin v. Eagle Home Mortgage, LLC, the homeowner filed…

attorney holding chapter 11 bankruptcy paperwork

Recently, a Florida lender was going to foreclose on Don Ramon’s, a SoMa destination that has been extremely popular for decades. Fortunately, for the politicos and locals that loved frequenting the hot spot, it will remain open after the owner filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The story is not an uncommon…

foreclosure notice and keys on court table

Homeowners are becoming increasingly worried in Florida, as President Biden’s foreclosure moratorium has been extended but is set to expire in a few weeks. The housing crisis of 2008 is still too fresh in the minds of many homeowners and it is natural to fear that this scenario may play…

Homes above HOA blocks

Recently, a couple in Central Florida did not pay their homeowners’ association (HOA) fees and soon found themselves under the threat of foreclosure. One of the homeowners, Cindy Decker, says that she paid the HOA fees, as well as the late fees the HOA added. Still, even though she had…

When the pandemic first hit in early 2020, the Trump administration placed a moratorium on foreclosures and evictions. While the moratorium was extended last year, it was set to expire on January 31, 2021. Fortunately for homeowners who are falling behind on their mortgage payments, President Biden signed an executive…