The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo Represents Individuals depicted in Box Office Hit

 

 Nominated for 5 Academy Awards, the Big Short is a box office hit that focuses on the corrupt banking tactics during the housing bubble of the mid 2000’s. Steve Carell, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt star as real life investors who bet against the greed of the banks in an effort to grow…

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It is “A Wonderful Life” for a Property Owner in Florida

 

  Judge Reference Popular Christmas Movie in Foreclosure Ruling It appears that not even Christmas time will stop the banks from going after homeowners and trying to take their property. These Scrooge-like entities with the heart as big as the Grinch’s, “an empty hole,” are pursuing properties and entertaining the judges with their flawed cases….

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Four More Victories Against the Banks by the Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, PC

 

 This past week, The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, PC stopped four non-judicial foreclosures in Northern California, setting the precedent to help property owners hold onto their properties and holding more banks accountable. One of the wins this week was especially satisfying for us and our client as we were able to stop the foreclosure…

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The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo Halts the Foreclosure of a Veteran’s House

 

 November 11, 2015 is Veteran’s Day, a day set aside to honor the men and women throughout the years who have bravely fought for the rights and freedom of the American people. These men and women have suspended their lives, said good-bye to loved ones, and left to defend our country, often leaving behind homes…

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Zombie Foreclosures are No Hoax, Especially to Unsuspecting Homeowners

 

 With Halloween just around the corner, the words, zombie foreclosure, may seem like holiday terminology. But for over 7300 homeowners in the state of California, zombie foreclosures are very real. A report by Realtytrac states that as of January 2015, California has the fifth highest number of zombie foreclosures, up 24% from a year ago….

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The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, PC Stops 4 Wrongful Foreclosures

 

 According to a recent article in the New York Times, almost 7 million people have lost their homes to foreclosure since home prices peaked nearly 10 years ago. With the threat of foreclosure still looming over the heads of hundreds of thousands of homeowners who have not been able to afford their mortgages, the fear…

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Victory for Homeowners: Court of Appeal Rules in their Favor to Recover Attorney Fees under the Homeowners Bill of Rights

 

 On June 12, 2015, the California Court of Appeals for the Third Appellate District ruled in favor of homeowners who incurred attorney fees and costs as a result of stopping the foreclosure process of their homes. The ruling, Monterossa v. The Superior Court of Sacramento, Case No C077683 2015 WL 3653319, was issued after the…

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Foreclosure Law Firm Butler & Hosch Shuts Down

 

 Butler & Hosch, one of the nations largest foreclosure law firms shut their doors last week. The Firm, founded in 1972, had offices in multiple states and was handling up to 60,000 foreclosure cases when it closed. The employees were notified of the closing on May 14 through a memo issued by Bob Hosch, CEO of the firm,…

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Judge finds in Favor of Homeowners in Case Against Citibank

 

 A colleague of the Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo and founder of Foreclosure Defense Nationwide¸ Jeff Barnes, Esq., was successful in Florida Circuit Court where the Judge ruled in favor of the homeowners in a securitization case where Citibank was the “indenture trustee” for a Bear Stearns securitization. The homeowners’ expert witness Richard Kahn,…

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Obama Announces Measure to Lower Mortgage Insurance Rates

 

 In an effort to help the housing market, Mr. Obama announced his decision to introduce a measure to lower mortgage insurance rates on federally issued mortgages. The new measure Measure is intended to aide hundreds of thousands of people across the country purchase homes.  The measure could offer savings of around $900 for each home buyer…

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