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“While the ‘foreclosure crisis’ is not exactly over, conditions are very much improved,” according to Syprett Meshad Real Estate Attorney Nancy Cason in a recent article published in Sarasota/Manatee REALTOR magazine.
The National Mortgage Settlement has provided relief to Florida homeowners in its first 12 months, with more to come over the next two years. Unlike previous federal programs, relief is available to eligible homeowners that are current on their mortgages and those that are in default.
On July 1, 2013, HB 87, commonly known as the “Florida Fair Foreclosure Act,” took effect. What does this mean for homeowners facing foreclosure? Real Estate Attorney Nancy Cason explains key elements of the law and discusses the importance of seeking solid legal advice as early as possible in the foreclosure process.