New Year, New Homeowner Bill Of Rights

With the New Year comes new changes – including many to California’s Homeowner Bill of Rights(“HBOR”). While it has not been fully repealed (as many loan servicers incorrectly assume), several sections of HBOR have been replaced or revised. Many of these new rules (all of which have automatically gone into effect as of January 1,…

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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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