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  • HOA scammer takes out real liens on properties…from prison

    Liens sent out after fake bills go unpaid
    One neighborhood in Kansas City has been receiving fake homeowners association bills for years, and now, they are receiving real liens for not paying their fake bills. The scam was well known among the residents of the neighborhood, and they even warned new neighbors about the scam, saying the neighborhood doesn’t even have an HOA.
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  • Court of Appeals rules that Nevada HOA liens do not supersede first mortgages

    Older version of state's laws ruled unconstitutional
    Mortgage lenders and investors needn’t worry about whether a homeowners' association super lien will be given priority over a first mortgage in the state of Nevada, at least for now. According to an alert published Monday by Ballard Spahr, the Ninth Circuit Court Appeals ruled last week that an older version of Nevada's laws, which previously gave super-priority status to HOA liens, is unconstitutional. Here's the skinny.
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  • LRES reports 'dramatic growth' in 2015

    Company poised for more in 2016
    LRES, a national REO and appraisal management company offering property valuations, asset management, HOA and technology solutions for the mortgage and real estate industry, announced Thursday that the company had a "banner year" in 2015.
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  • Black Knight launches HOA super lien identification program

    New solution identifies HOAs, detects liens and helps cure delinquencies
    A new offering from Black Knight Financial Services helps protect mortgage servicers and investors from potential losses due to homeowners’ association super liens. Users can now identify properties subject to HOAs nationwide, detect liens on those properties and help cure delinquencies.
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  • HOA threatens homeowners with jail time over backyard playground

    Yep, you read that right
    And now for the latest chapter in homeowner’s association versus homeowner drama, we present this story from Missouri. A Lee’s Summit family is being threatened with jail time over a playground they put up in their backyard, with the family’s neighborhood HOA objecting loudly to the color of the playground.
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