Sarah Mueller

Sarah Mueller

Sarah was an editorial assistant at HousingWire during mid- to late-2010.

ARTICLES

  • Greystar Management acquires Glacier Real Estate

    Greystar Management Services, a national multifamily real estate company, announced the acquisition of Glacier Real Estate Services Thursday. Based in South Carolina, Greystar manages about 640 properties in more than 100 markets.  Greystar Chairman and CEO Bob Faith said the move gives the company access to real estate markets in the Pacific Northwest.
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  • Foreclosure class-action lawsuits picking up nationwide

    Class-action lawsuits against large banks active in residential mortgage lending are on the rise, according to a National Law Journal article published online. Similar suits have been filed against J.P. Morgan [stock JPM][/stock], Bank of America [stock BAC][/stock], Citigroup [stock C][/stock], Wells Fargo [stock WFC][/stock] and Ally Financial [stock GJM][/stock]. And more are expected as delinquent homeowners fight foreclosures and investors fight to recoup money from securitized problem mortgages.
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  • LPS announces new chief financial officer

    Lender Processing Services, Inc. [stock LPS][/stock] Thursday named Tom Schilling as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Schilling will be responsible for managing all aspects of the company's finances, as well as select internal operations. Schilling joins LPS with more than 20 years of experience both as a CFO and chief operating officer at companies including USA Mobility, Cincinnati Bell's Broadwing and MCI.
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  • Florida courts see process server problems in foreclosure cases

    A longtime Florida judge is confirming that previously reported problems with process serving is cropping up in the state's courtrooms. Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Bailey hears thousands of foreclosures cases each month in Miami-Dade County, an area hit hard in the foreclosure crisis. She also served on the Florida Supreme Court's mortgage foreclosure task force in 2009. The judge, who has spent 17 years on the bench, said she believes some process service companies are lying on the affidavits based on borrowers' contentions of never having been served.
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  • U.S. declines on Transparency International corruption index

    The financial and the foreclosure crisis have contributed to the United States' decline on a global corruption index, released by the watchdog group Transparency International. The U.S. ranked 22nd of 178 countries with a score of 7.1 on the 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index, down from 19th last year.
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  • Federal Reserve report details agency's efforts to address foreclosure crisis

    The Federal Reserve said its research, community outreach and policy reviews are part of a detailed response to the nation's foreclosure crisis, according to a new report. The 20-page report was released as part of a two-day joint housing and mortgage symposium sponsored by the Fed and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. that began Monday in Washington, D.C.
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