Accused of wrongfully evicting homeowners, Safeguard Properties fights back in court. The firm defends its business practices and accuses the state of Illinois of making firms jump through hoops in keeping vacant properties up-to-date—only to end up on the hook for alleged transgressions during the process.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said that her office has filed suit against Safeguard Properties, a national property preservation provider, over what the AG's office characterized as "illegal eviction practices."
There is one distinct moment in recent memory when everything was going to be just fine. On an early morning, back in April 2013, the smallest of miracles happened on the economic front. This singular event would lead to calls that the developed world’s ability to do business, with all of its multitudinous complexities, was on the road to a recovery, maybe this time, finally, forever..
With this year's 15 for 15, we're profiling 15 companies who are well positioned to take on the challenges of 2015. The companies occupy different roles within the housing finance space — from lenders to servicers to technology providers — but they all share a vision for an outsized impact in the year ahead. Read More
Regulation and compliance — these words have been at the forefront of the mortgage industry in the past year or so. As we prepare to enter 2015, focusing on compliance and new and constantly changing regulations will remain the industry’s focus. Read More