TITLE

Settling foreclosures

AUTHOR(S)
Berfanger, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Indiana Lawyer;1/21/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issues on foreclosures in the U.S. It states that several bills are focusing on how foreclosures hurt homeowners with the issues on dealing with mortgage companies. Alan White, an expert on foreclosures and a professor at Valparaiso University School of Law, reveals that the rates of foreclosures have been increasing monthly and quarterly since the early part of 2007.
ACCESSION #
36443608

 

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