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HB 87 & Shadow Inventory

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Shadow Inventory  The number of foreclosed homes that have been abandoned by their owners is by far the highest in Florida with 55,503 properties sitting empty and in some stage of a bank takeover. That’s 33 percent of the national total with Illinois coming second with 17,672 vacant and foreclosed homes. In a recent report from the Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac, the …

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Florida HB 87, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

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Should you respond to a Foreclosure Notice? Florida Gov. Rick Scott passed a bill Friday he said will help the state’s housing market and in turn the state’s overall economy. Florida H.B. 87 was introduced in January by Rep. Kathleen Passidomo and passed both state legislatures in May with bipartisan support. “Florida’s housing market is important to our economy’s continuous …

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Action Alert- HB 87

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The Lawsuits Are Coming!  A group of foreclosure attorneys say they will quickly file a lawsuit should Gov. Rick Scott sign HB 87, a bill designed to speed up the foreclosure process, which they claim is unconstitutional.  Florida Consumer Justice Advocates, a group formed by foreclosure attorneys to fight the bill, says the “finality of foreclosure” provision in the bill …

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