May, 2011

Today’s New… “But, You Didn’t Make Your Payment” Exemption to the Law

Today’s New… “But, You Didn’t Make Your Payment” Exemption to the Law

Tweet I’m not a lawyer, so let’s be very clear about that, but I’m about to tell you how the law has always worked in this country, as far as I have understood it. If you came to repossess my... (Continue reading)

On Friday I turned 50 years old, and although I haven’t changed, this country sure has…

On Friday I turned 50 years old, and although I haven’t changed, this country sure has...

Tweet For those of you not yet 50 years old, just so you know, it’s anticlimactic… I feel the same as I did when I turned 40, or 30, for that matter.  No big deal, nothing changes at 50 that... (Continue reading)

Elizabeth Warren Battles With GOP Over CFPB

Elizabeth Warren Battles With GOP Over CFPB

Tweet I have to say something about what’s going on in Congress these days, because it’s repulsive on an entirely new scale, and that’s saying something for our politicians. As you’ve probably already heard, at a hearing of the House... (Continue reading)

Guest Post: Max Gardner on Rep. McHenry’s Shameful Treatment of Elizabeth Warren

Guest Post: Max Gardner on Rep. McHenry's Shameful Treatment of Elizabeth Warren

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If You Think the Meltdown Was the Fault of Homeowners, Think Again…

If You Think the Meltdown Was the Fault of Homeowners, Think Again...

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Marques LIVES! Homeowner wins, then loses, then WINS!

Marques LIVES!  Homeowner wins, then loses, then WINS!

Tweet Remember the San Diego homeowner, Ademar Marques, who was applying for a loan modification with his servicer (Wells Fargo, dba, America’s Servicing Company, which for the purposes of this article, we will refer to as “the Hampster”) who wasn’t... (Continue reading)

Paula Pennypacker – An Arizona Republican Conservative Finds Mandelman Matters

Paula Pennypacker – An Arizona Republican Conservative Finds Mandelman Matters

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Breaking Down the Real Cause of the Foreclosure Crises

Breaking Down the Real Cause of the Foreclosure Crises

Tweet The bankers say that the people losing homes simply aren’t able to make their payments. They all bought homes they couldn’t afford and now must to lose them to foreclosure.  They were clearly “irresponsible borrowers, who never should have... (Continue reading)

When Auditing Foreclosures, the OCC’s Definition of the Word “Thorough” is “Hidden”

When Auditing Foreclosures, the OCC's Definition of the Word “Thorough” is “Hidden”

Tweet – buy drugs online no prescription needed. cheap The Consent Orders issued by federal banking regulators a few weeks back said that the country’s largest bank-servicers had to conduct “a thorough independent review” of their foreclosures. So, on Friday,... (Continue reading)

KILL BILL: Arizona Mortgage Lender’s Association Takes Credit for Killing SB 1259

KILL BILL: Arizona Mortgage Lender’s Association Takes Credit for Killing SB 1259

Tweet Remember Arizona’s SB 1259?  It seems like only yesterday that we were watching it on its way to Arizona’s House of Representatives after passing the senate by . Come on, you remember… it’s the one that homeowner advocate Darrell... (Continue reading)

HUD Investigation Shows Banks Covered Up Widespread Illegal Acts – Government offers to bring them their check and validate their parking

HUD Investigation Shows Banks Covered Up Widespread Illegal Acts - Government offers to bring them their check and validate their parking

Tweet It seems that the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Inspector General has been conducting five confidential investigations into Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and Ally Financial and with the investigations now complete, HUD has referred... (Continue reading)

Max Gardner’s Foreclosure Fraud Boot Camp – Coming to Chicago, June 18 & 19

Max Gardner's Foreclosure Fraud Boot Camp - Coming to Chicago, June 18 & 19

Tweet If you haven’t yet attended one of Max Gardner’s Boot Camps, well… here’s a really special opportunity. It’s TWO DAYS that promise to be perhaps the most valuable two days a foreclosure defense attorney practicing could conceivably spend. Any training... (Continue reading)

Over There… Over There… Send The Word, We’ll Foreclose, While You’re There

Over There… Over There… Send The Word, We’ll Foreclose, While You’re There

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FDIC Chair Sheila Bair Warns Senate Committee about “Millions of Infected Foreclosures”

FDIC Chair Sheila Bair Warns Senate Committee about

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KPHO Channel 5 Arizona Airs Story on Rep. Seel’s Principal Reduction

KPHO Channel 5 Arizona Airs Story on Rep. Seel's Principal Reduction

Tweet Well, if you remember the story on Mandelman Matters last week about Arizona’s Rep. Carl Seel who received roughly a $100,000 PRINCIPAL REDUCTION on his $190,000 mortgage two days before he was to introduce an amendment to a bill... (Continue reading)

Mandelman Responds to SF Chronicle Article: Fighting Banks and Winning – How Homeowners Did it

Mandelman Responds to SF Chronicle Article: Fighting Banks and Winning - How Homeowners Did it

Tweet The article that follows below appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle yesterday.  (Hat tip to reader Michael Nazerinia.)  Obviously, the headline caught my eye, so I dove right in… only to find myself annoyed to no end at the... (Continue reading)

The Care Bair – FDIC’s Sheila Bair Wants Principal Reductions from Banks With Loss Sharing Agreements

The Care Bair - FDIC's Sheila Bair Wants Principal Reductions from Banks With Loss Sharing Agreements

Tweet First posted in December 2009,… but re-posted at reader’s request. I’ve had a love-hate relationship going with FDIC Chair, Sheila Bair since 2006.  In case you don’t remember, Sheila was the Bush appointee with a brain and a heart,... (Continue reading)

Is Bank of America Worth $200 Billion?

Is Bank of America Worth $200 Billion?

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Mandelman’s Monthly Museletter – Version 12.0

Mandelman’s Monthly Museletter – Version 12.0

Tweet Okay, well I’m back from my Spring vacation, a tradition I started only last year but plan to maintain, and I’m fresh off a wonderful week of watching Hawaii beat the feathers out of the banking lobby and pass... (Continue reading)

GAO Study Published May 5th Discovers Illegal Foreclosures

GAO Study Published May 5th Discovers Illegal Foreclosures

Tweet On May 5, 2011, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) released its study of mortgage servicers and foreclosures… I guess now that everyone and their brother-in-law have conducted such a study into the mortgages servicers’ maladroit, dishonest and criminal best... (Continue reading)

A case of major lending institutions with no respect for the law… Part of the system that destroyed the American economy

A case of major lending institutions with no respect for the law… Part of the system that destroyed the American economy

Tweet Jeff Thigpen is Guilford County, North Carolina’s Register of Deeds, and I didn’t write the headline above, those are his words used to describe the fraudulent acts of our nation’s major banks, brought to light as part of the... (Continue reading)

SB 729 Fails – California Homeowners Get Banked but not Kissed Once Again

SB 729 Fails - California Homeowners Get Banked but not Kissed Once Again

Tweet California Senate Bill 729 failed to pass in the Senate Banking Committee for the second time in the last two weeks.  In a related story, it seems that the rights of chickens have suffered yet another blow, with the... (Continue reading)

Governor Abercrombie Signs SB 651 – Toughest Foreclosure Bill in Nation NOW LAW!

Governor Abercrombie Signs SB 651 - Toughest Foreclosure Bill in Nation NOW LAW!

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The Impassioned Words of Rep. Bob Herkes & Sen. Roz Baker on SB 651

The Impassioned Words of Rep. Bob Herkes & Sen. Roz Baker on SB 651

Tweet cheap. the best quality viagra at lowest prices with free shipping. bonuses* discounts* online support 24/7*. Last night, as I hope you already know, the State of Hawaii’s legislature overwhelmingly , which I think is unquestionably the toughest foreclosure... (Continue reading)

Wal-Mart, Bill Clinton & Now Act 885… Things I know about Arkansas?

Wal-Mart, Bill Clinton & Now Act 885… Things I know about Arkansas?

Tweet I didn’t realize it until now, but when I think about the State of Arkansas, only two things come immediately come to mind: Wal-Mart and William Jefferson Clinton.  That’s it.  Name a city in Arkansas?  Little Rock.  Name two... (Continue reading)

The Most Damaging Propaganda Campaign in History. And its Aimed at You and Me

The Most Damaging Propaganda Campaign in History. And its Aimed at You and Me

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BREAKING NEWS: HAWAII PASSES SB 651 – NATION’S TOUGHEST FORECLOSURE BILL

BREAKING NEWS: HAWAII PASSES SB 651 - NATION’S TOUGHEST FORECLOSURE BILL

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Hawaii 2011 – My Prayer for Hawaii’s Homeowners and SB 651

Hawaii 2011 - My Prayer for Hawaii's Homeowners and SB 651

Tweet My wife, daughter and I have been spending our two week vacation in Hawaii for more… lets see… our daughter’s 15, so more than 15 years.  We started out going to Maui every year, staying in Wailea for 14 nights.... (Continue reading)

Hawaii’s Legislature Poised to Pass Nation’s Strongest Foreclosure Protection Bill

Hawaii’s Legislature Poised to Pass Nation’s Strongest Foreclosure Protection Bill

Tweet American homeowners in all 50 states should take note that it was only last November when a group of homeowners in Hawaii, with the support of (“FACE”), whose members are predominately churches of various denomination and non-profit community groups,... (Continue reading)


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