The Making Home Affordable Program Faces Expiration at the End of 2016

Homeowners facing foreclosure need to act quickly to take advantage of President Obama’s Making Home Affordable program (MHA) before its expected expiration on December 31, 2016. The Program, established in 2009 to assist the millions of homeowners facing foreclosure, was set to expire in 2015 but was extended to the end of 2016. Under the…

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California Supreme Court Endorses Glaski

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT ENDORSES GLASKI: HOMEOWNERS CAN CHALLENGE ASSIGNMENTS OF DEEDS OF TRUST BASED ON THE ASSIGNMENT BEING VOID February 22, 2016 In a victory for homeowners facing foreclosure, the California Supreme Court issued a decision that allows homeowners to challenge the improper assignment of their deed of trust based upon unscrupulous practices by the…

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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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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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