Items Tagged with 'foreclosure law'


  • Ohio becomes first state to ban plywood on vacant properties

    Fight against blight takes next step forward
    The fight against neighborhood blight took a giant step forward this week, as Ohio just became the first state to ban the use of plywood on vacant and abandoned properties. Under the state’s new laws, “no person shall use plywood to secure real property that is deemed vacant and abandoned.”
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  • New Connecticut foreclosure law seeks to bypass judicial backlog

    Offers short sale alternative, expedites process
    The bill, which was sponsored by State Representative Joe Diminico, who has been a Realtor for more than 30 years, allows property owners who are in the beginning of the foreclosure process to work directly with a broker and the mortgage holder to “speedily sell the property” and avoid the time-consuming judicial foreclosure process.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Getting the Act right

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns negative precedent
    On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania overturned a 2012 Superior Court decision which had long-standing implications for past, present and future foreclosure actions across the state.
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