August 4, 2021

How to Avoid and Stop Foreclosure

If you fall behind in your mortgage payments, the possibility that you may lose your home can make you feel devastated and helpless. The worst approach in that situation is ignoring notices from your lender […]
June 22, 2020

Florida Foreclosure Procedures: Here’s What to Expect

If you’re facing a foreclosure in Florida, learn your rights and how the process works. Update: On April 2, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-94 suspending all foreclosures and evictions in Florida for 45 days […]
June 11, 2020

Forbearance Agreements, Repayment Plans, and Loan Modifications: Helping You Avoid Foreclosure

Learn how a forbearance agreement, repayment plan, or loan modification could help you avoid a foreclosure. Coronavirus Mortgage Relief Under the Federal CARES Act Under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, if […]
May 26, 2020

Beware of Foreclosure Rescue Scams During the Coronavirus Crisis

If you get a mortgage relief or foreclosure rescue offer that’s too good to be true during the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s very likely a scam. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) national emergency limiting many people’s ability to work […]
December 4, 2019

Selling a Home in Florida? Key Legal Requirements

Selling a home in Florida can be different than selling one in any other state, both in terms of laws and traditional procedures. Here are some important facts to know. From contract forms to closings, […]
October 14, 2019

How Long Must You Wait To Purchase a Home After Filing Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy is no easy decision to make. For many, there is a sense of failure or loss. For others, it can be a clean start and an opportunity to start over. Let’s face […]
September 26, 2019

Foreclosure Actions – Options for Legal Defenses

When the bank or other lender is set to foreclose on a property, the homeowner will need to consider options in legally defending against the action or seeking the services of a lawyer to support […]
August 15, 2019

What Is Foreclosure?

Foreclosure is the legal process by which a lender takes control of a property, evicts the homeowner and sells the home after a homeowner is unable to make full principal and interest payments on his or her mortgage, […]
December 18, 2017

Notice Related to Tenant Evictions and Other Matters

Eviction notices and the full process usually depend greatly on the state due to the process favoring either the tenant or the landlord in the location. However, when a tenant has either not paid rent […]
October 18, 2017

Can a Private Lender Initiate a Voluntary Foreclosure?

Foreclosure of a property is often devastating to the person that is leasing or that owns the house. There are several processes involved in this event, and the lending agency holds the most power over […]
August 14, 2017

Protecting Yourself from Undisclosed Defects in Residential Property Transactions

When purchasing residential real estate, it is often difficult to avoid potential dangers, risks to health and defects that could cause severe complications. Because of these issues, it is imperative to protect the buyer or […]
April 15, 2015

5 Year Statute of Limitations on Foreclosures

There isn’t an endless time frame that creditors including mortgage holders have to collect on their debts and foreclose on a property. Homeowners who have not been able to make their mortgage payments but have […]
October 31, 2014

Foreclosure Defense Attorney: Cash For Keys

Foreclosure Attorney’s have been working with their homeowners and renters on a bank initiated program called “Cash for Keys” The banks face some great struggles with homes headed to foreclosure including maintaining the condition of […]
August 25, 2014

New Foreclosures up 7 percent in Palm Beach County

The headline on the July 14th press release read ‘Palm Beach County’s new foreclosures up 7 percent from previous month’ Here’s the stats straight from the Clerk and Comptrollers Office, Just released! July Foreclosures in […]
August 8, 2014

The Ghost of Foreclosure Past Haunting West Palm Beach Home Owners

Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney suspects that the 110 deficiency judgements that have been filed by Dyck O’Neal are the result of a recent Florida law change that set a one year deadline to file on […]
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