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Dodd-Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules, Focus on Mortgage Origination Risk Issues

January 02, 2014
To All SLG Clients and Affiliates.
From: Spencer Scheer
Subject:  Dodd-Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules, Focus on Mortgage Origination Risk Issues.
Background:  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will dramatically impact lenders.  I think it is fair to say that, outside of the enactment of the Bankruptcy Code in 1979, no single legislative enactment … Continue reading

NEW LANDLORD TENANT LAWS FOR 2014

NEW LANDLORD TENANT LAWS FOR 2014

By Jonathan Seigel
Scheer Law Group, LLP
jseigel@scheerlawgroup.com

A number of new landlord tenant laws went into effect on January 1, 2014.  Below is a general discussion of some of those laws.  Please contact Jonathan Seigel for more details.  Although none of these laws is groundbreaking, remember, for landlords,  getting the … Continue reading

If you missed the SLG Webinar: California Foreclosure Review

If you missed the SLG Webinar:  California Foreclosure Review (Focus on Dodd-Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules), it is now available on the SLG website.  A great tool to assist in preparation for  the January 10, 2014 Compliance date.
http://www.scheerlawgroup.com/products-page/ondemand-webinars/california-foreclosure-law-legislative-and-litigation-review-focus-on-dodd-frank-mortgage-servicing-rules/
 
 

LIVE Webinar: December 10, 2013 @ 10:00 A.M. (PST)

SLG announcing a LIVE Webinar:
California Foreclosure Law: Legislative and Litigation Review: Focus on Dodd Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules
Tuesday December 10, 2013
10:00 A.M. PST
Register Here.

MCBA – REAL PROPERTY SECTION – November 21, 2013

Spencer Scheer presenting California Foreclosure Legislation and Litigation update to the Marin County Bar Association, Real Property Section. Even is on 11.21.13 @ 12:00, Piatti’s Restaurant , Sausalito, CA.

Entra DS / SLG / PCG Press Release

Scheer Law Group, LLP and Entra Default Solutions, LLC retain PHOENIX Consulting, LLC and join The PHOENIX Group Network.
Companies join an exclusive network of legal specialists organized to advance the marketing and practice of loan servicing and default management throughout the United States.

http://www.scheerlawgroup.com/entra/EntraDS_SLG_PCG_Press-Release_10-14-10.pdf
 
 

Dodd Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules

October 16, 2013
SLG Client Alert:  Dodd Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules-Get Ready!
Subject: Dodd Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules.  New CFBP Guidance on Conflicts with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Note: SLG strongly advises all of its Clients and affiliates to become familiar with the new Mortgage Servicing Rules, issued under Dodd-Frank, and to be ready to comply … Continue reading

UTA Conference

Spencer Scheer panelist at UTA convention on SB 900/California Homeowners Bill of Rights Legislation at 9:00 AM 11/11/2013
38TH Annual UTA Education Conference
November 9-12TH 2013, Berkeley, California
http://unitedtrustees.com/meetings/ca2013_uta_annual_conference/index.php

California Appellate Court Rules that Lender Cannot Condition a Short Sale on the Borrower Owing a Deficiency

August 28, 2013
To All SLG Clients and Affiliates:
From: Spencer Scheer
 
California Appellate Court Rules that Lender Cannot Condition a Short Sale on the Borrower Owing a Deficiency. Expansion of Short Sale Deficiency Protection:
 
Lender Clients frequently call me, distressed that a borrower is engaged in a strategic default and is seeking to affect a short sale.  They … Continue reading

SLG’s House Band, Factor 11, Takes to the Airwaves and ITunes

SLG’s House Band, Factor 11, Takes to the Airwaves and ITunes:

 
For those who like to mix law and music,  SLG’s house band, Factor 11, has released a new CD: New Dawn New Day. The CD features the soon to be famous song:  Good Looking People Drink Wine, Bad Looking People Drink Beer. The … Continue reading