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Md. high court will not reconsider mortgage-default ruling

The Court of  Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Maryland’s top court last week denied a request from distressed homeowners that it reconsider and permit rehearing on its August ruling that entities seeking to collect defaulted mortgage loans need not be licensed by the state.

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Seth M. Rotenberg: Your presence is (not necessarily) requested at foreclosure sales

In the recent case of Fisher v. Ward, et al., the Maryland Court of Special Appeals held that a foreclosure trustee need not be physically present at a foreclosure sale, and that the trustee’s “constructive” presence would suffice.  Additionally, the ...

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MLSC awards $1M for foreclosure prevention help

‘We were looking at a situation that was not very promising, so this money came at a perfect time,’ Susan M. Erlichman, executive director of Maryland Legal Services Corp., says about giving $1 million in grants to nine legal aid organizations for foreclosure prevention services. The organization received the money as part of multibillion dollar settlements the U.S. Justice Department reached with Bank of America and Citicorp last year. (File photo)

The Maryland Legal Services Corporation has awarded a total of $1 million in grants to nine legal aid organizations that will use the funds to provide foreclosure prevention legal services to low-income residents. The grant funds come from a portion ...

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Seth M. Rotenberg: A change in default remedies in Md. foreclosure sales

In a case of first impression that will affect foreclosure procedure throughout Maryland, the Court of Special Appeals recently held that if the purchaser at a foreclosure auction defaults in its obligation to close on the purchase of the property, ...

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