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What Are Banks doing to Help Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19

3/26/20 UPDATE: According to an announcement made by California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday. “Wells Fargo, US Bank, Citi and JP Morgan Chase will defer mortgage payments for three months. State chartered banks and credit unions will offer similar deferrals. ” Bank of America agreed  to allow customers to defer mortgage payments for one month….

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COVID-19 Federal Foreclosure Announcement: What Does it Mean For You and Your Family

3/20/20 – Dear Clients and Friends, There has been and will continue to be a lot of information about the Federal Announcement President Trump made regarding foreclosures during the COVID-19 Pandemic and we wanted to take a moment to explain how this may impact you and your family as it currently stands. President Trump’s Foreclosure…

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California State Order Regarding Foreclosures During COVID-19 Pandemic

3/20/20- Dear Clients and Friends, There has been and will continue to be a lot of information about the State Order regarding foreclosures during the COVID-19 Pandemic and we wanted to take a moment to explain how this order may impact you and your family as it currently stands. California’s Governor, Gavin Newsom’s, Executive Order…

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Your Real Estate Matter

3/14/20 – Dear Valued Clients and Friends, We have been following the current events  closely and between the Coronavirus and the impact it is having on the economy, you may be tempted, as I am, to bury your head in the sand but now is not the time to lose focus. For those of you…

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International Women’s Day: It’s Time to Put an End to Double Standards

International Women’s Day falls this month on Sunday, March 8, and it’s always a bittersweet day for me. On the one hand, it’s incredible to see how far women have come in their battle for equality, and I love the idea of celebrating the strengths of the women in my life, including my wife and…

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Escaping the ‘Groundhog Day’ Rut: Shifting Your Mindset

Groundhog Day is coming up this month, and although the visibility of Phil’s shadow doesn’t have much impact on the weather out here in California, the holiday always makes me a bit nostalgic for the Bill Murray movie of the same name. “Groundhog Day” came out in 1993, back when I was in law school,…

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It’s Time to Take Action! Your New Year’s Resolutions Won’t Complete Themselves.

For more than 13 years, Lyn and I lived in a house that was too small. While it was a place we loved, it was less than 1,500 square feet, and as our daughters were born — first Emmie, then Gigi, and Sloane six years later — it became more and more uncomfortable to squeeze…

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Great Day in Court in Contra Costa County

On January 23, 2020, the Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, PC appeared in Contra Costa County Superior Court for a hearing on one of the Lender’s Demurrers to our Client’s First Amended Complaint. The Court adopted its tentative ruling overruling the Defendant’s Demurrer to each one of our Client’s cases of action for breach…

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Home For The Holidays: This Year, We Helped More Than 40 Families Stay In Their Homes

Every day when I step into the office, the work we do resonates with me. Keeping people in their homes is an important, life-changing endeavor, and I’m proud to play a part in helping families find the peace and security they need to thrive. But when the holiday season hits and the phrase “home for…

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Victory in Napa County Against U.S. Bank & Select Portfolio Servicing

On December 11, 2019, the Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, PC (the “Firm”) appeared in Napa County Superior Court seeking a preliminary injunction to stop the wrongful foreclosure of our Client’s Property. Defendants, Select portfolio Servicing, Inc. and U.S. Bank were refusing to review our Client’s loan modification application that was submitted based upon…

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