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5th Cir. Confirms Arrears Not Damages Caused by Alleged Loan Modification Fraud

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently rejected common law fraud and fraudulent inducement allegations brought by two borrowers arising from their default on a mortgage loan. In so ruling, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court’s order granting summary judgment in the mortgagees’ favor due to insufficient evidence of damages, and

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California Appellate Court Holds Tender Not Required for HBOR

The Court of Appeal of the State of California, Second Appellate District, recently reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a complaint alleging a servicer violated California’s Homeowner Bill of Rights by proceeding with a trustee’s sale when the servicer and the borrowers were allegedly exploring a loan modification. In so ruling, the Appellate Court made

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First Circuit Confirms Loan Modification Rendered Borrower’s ‘Standing’ Challenge Moot

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently dismissed a borrower’s appeal as moot because the borrower and loan servicer entered into a loan modification agreement while the appeal was pending, meaning the borrower was no longer subject to any actual or threatened foreclosure proceedings. A copy of the opinion is available at:

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