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
August 28, 2013
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
Spencer Scheer will be the featured speaker on the Best of Investing radio program. The show can be heard Saturday, August 3rd at 1pm on KKSF 910AM
Scheer Law Group, LLP is pleased to announce that both Spencer Scheer, Esq. and Joshua Scheer, Esq. have been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for 2013.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. … Continue reading
Featured Article from United Trustees Association Summer 2013: DOC062613
From: Spencer Scheer, Scheer Law Group, LLP
To all SLG Clients and Affiliates.
Subject: Recent Appellate Case: Borrower Challenges Mortgage Broker Usury Exemption. Lenders and Brokers take Note.
Borrowers often assert usury defenses to enforcements of loans. Most attempts are unsuccessful , as there are a wide … Continue reading
SLG approved as FNMA Counsel in California.
Effective June 1, 2013, Federal National Mortgage Association (“FNMA”) has mandated that all FNMA foreclosures be handled by approved law firms, qualifying under FNMA requirements. The impact of the FNMA mandate is that servicers will no longer be able to refer FNMA foreclosures directly to foreclosure trustees … Continue reading
SB 900: There is Good News and Bad News: The Lawsuits Keep Coming, but Courts are Reluctant to Support Questionable Claims.
By Spencer Scheer: May 7, 2013.
Clearly, SB 900/A.B. 278 (effective 1.1.13) spells trouble for lenders, and gives borrowers expanded tools to challenge lender/servicer/trustee conduct in loan modification and foreclosure disputes. However, initial response … Continue reading
Please join us for this month’s Real Property Section lunch: Hot Topics in Commercial Leasing. Jonathan Seigel will cover both transactional and litigation issues relating to commercial leasing, including ADA, insurance and ways to avoid malpractice traps!
THE REAL PROPERTY SECTION PRESENTS:
Nuts & Bolts of Commercial Leases
Speaker: Jonathan Seigel, Esq. (Scheer Law Group, LLP)
May … Continue reading
The Entra Default Solutions Educational Series
Loan Quality Control Practices | Foreclosure, Bankruptcy and Eviction Practices |
Trends in Legislation and Litigation
Friday, May 3, 2013 | The Hilton Garden Inn | 1800 Powell Street | Emeryville, CA
Back to normal?
Or the calm before the storm?
A free, local half-day seminar for credit unions, mortgage lenders, private investors, compliance … Continue reading