David J. Stern launches legal battle against nation’s biggest mortgage servicers

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The Law Offices of David J. Stern has only about 15 attorneys, according to legal directories. However, it’s the biggest filer of mortgage foreclosure suits in Florida, reports the Tampa Tribune. Aided by a back office that dwarfs the law firm, with a staff of nearly 1,000, the Miami area firm files some 5,800 foreclosure actions monthly.

Mortgage mediation cases on hold as fraud allegations unravel David J. Stern Law Firm. have been put on indefinite hold because of growing problems at a law firm that once represented many of the nation’s biggest banks.

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The legal representation for IndyMac was the Law Offices of David J. Stern, a notorious foreclosure mill that prosecuted about one-fifth of all foreclosures in the state at the height of its powers, many of them in slipshod ways and with fraudulent documents.

The Real Deal reports that the most infamous foreclosure attorney in the state of Florida, David J. Stern, just unloaded his Miami condo for a pretty penny. The article states: "Former "foreclosure king" David Stern just sold his South Beach condo for $14.8 million, marking one of the top condo sales this year. The deal closed on Thursday.".

David Bowman, "Alternative Reference Rates: SOFR, LIBOR, and Issues for Transitions" May 7, 2015. Jeff Barnes, Esq. has been approached by several homeowners who were the victims of fraudulent foreclosure actions filed by the Law Offices of David J. Stern to institute litigation to vacate the foreclosures based on evidence from numerous sources including official investigations against the Stern law Firm. Mr. Barnes has been presented with depositions and other documentary.

4 quick reactions to FHFA mortgage insurer liquidity plan CFPB offers more guidance on contacting, responding to troubled borrowers  · Requires servicers to offer borrowers with loss mitigation options throughout the life of the loan (1026.41(i)). The current rule requires servicers to consider loss prevention programs and avoid foreclosure one time during the life of the loan.FHFA, mortgage insurers represent the largest counterparty exposure for the Enterprises. The Enterprises acknowledge that, although the financial condition of their mortgage insurer counterparties approved to write new business has improved in recent years, the risk remains that some of them may fail to fully meet their obligations.

Foreclosure king no more, David J. Stern is fighting back against former clients whose business once elevated him to one of the richest and most well-known default services lawyers in the country. The fight is taking place largely in state and federal courtrooms via 25 lawsuits where Stern alleges that the biggest names in the mortgage industry owe him more than $34 million in unpaid invoices.

New legislation has been proposed and important lawsuits and legal actions are underway. The most significant proposed national legislation is Rep. Rush Holt’s (D.-N.J.) Voter Confidence. we have.

Freddie Mac completes first small pool sale of deeply delinquent mortgages GSEs’ Sales of NPLs Could Offer Outlet for US Banks. – Freddie Mac completed its inaugural sale of NPLs in 2014, followed by a sale in February 2015 and one in March that included 5,398 of deeply delinquent loans representing $985 million of unpaid principal balance (UPB). Freddie’s latest sale was completed in three pools.