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Funding for housing counseling cut
The Baltimore Sun, Apr. 19, 2011

Insurance leaves owner of Nassau mobile home facing foreclosure

Florida Times Union, Feb. 27, 2011

Bankruptcy filings, like foreclosures, expected to pick up again
St. Petersburg Times, Feb. 25, 2011

Local foreclosures plunge in 4th qtr.
Jacksonville Business Journal, Feb. 24, 2011

Florida's foreclosure rate is nation's highest
Miami Herald, Feb. 18, 2011

LPS 'First Look' Mortgage Report: January Month-End Data Shows a Rise in Foreclosure Inventories; Delinquency Rate Declines
PRNewswire, Feb. 17, 2011

Merscorp Lacks Right to Transfer Mortgages, Judge Says
Bloomberg, Feb. 14, 2011

Jacksonville initial foreclosure notices drop sharply in Jan. compared to 2010
Florida Times-Union, Feb. 11, 2011

Home Prices Fall in Almost Half of U.S. Cities, Realtors Say
Businessweek, Feb. 10, 2011

Foreclosures are falling - but it's a fake out, Feb. 10, 2011

Foreclosures ramp up as 30% of mortgages are underwater, Feb. 9, 2011

Negative Home Equity Surges, Weighing On Housing Recovery
CNBC, Feb. 9, 2011

AP analysis: Foreclosures raise US economic stress
Miami Herald, Feb. 8, 2011

Florida homestead exemptions: Not for investors
The Florida Times-Union, Feb. 8, 2011

Citigroup Settles Fraud Cases Tied to Texas Mortgage Assigner
Businessweek, Feb. 8, 2011

Smaller Fannie Mortgage Limits Unlikely to Fuel Mortgage Bonds
Businessweek, Feb. 8, 2011

Report: Foreclosure inventory rising for sixth straight month
Central Valley Business Times, Feb. 8, 2011

Foreclosures: The Hits Keep Coming The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 7, 2011

Big Changes Coming for Mortgage Market
CNBC, Feb. 7, 2011

U.S. Homeowners in Foreclosure Process Were 507 Days Late Paying
Bloomberg, Feb. 7, 2011

Foreclosures likely to rise because of poor loan-modification performance, report says
Los Angeles Times, Feb. 7, 2011

The rise and fall of a foreclosure king
The Washington Post, Feb. 6, 2011

Managing a Potential Flood of Foreclosures
CNBC, Feb. 3, 2011

Agency warns banks of foreclosure protection for military personnel
Los Angeles Times, Feb. 2, 2011

Chase Expands Efforts to Keep People in Their Homes, Increases Number of Chase Homeownership Centers by 50 Percent, Feb. 2, 2011

Foreclosure notices in Jacksonville fell in 2010 but remain high
The Florida Times-Union, Feb. 2, 2011

Florida Bar says foreclosure lawyers must report fraud to court
Miami Herald, Feb. 1, 2011

How banks are enjoying homestead exemption
The Florida Times-Union, Jan. 30, 2011

Program for troubled homeowners goes statewide
Miami Herald, Jan. 29, 2011

Foreclosure pain index: 10 cities, Jan. 27, 2011

Jax-area foreclosures dip slightly in 2010
Jacksonville Business Journal, Jan. 27, 2011

Jax-area foreclosures dip slightly in 2010
Jacksonville Business Journal, Jan. 27, 2011

Birmingham ranks 103 for foreclosures
Birmingham Business Journal, Jan. 26, 2011

U.S. Regulators Zero In on Loan Servicers to Fix Foreclosures
San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 26, 2011

Even Habitat for Humanity sometimes has to foreclose
St. Petersburg Times, Jan. 23, 2011

Why Foreclosures Drag On
The Atlanta Post, Jan. 20, 2011

Florida No. 3 in 2010 foreclosures
Jacksonville Business Journal, Jan. 13, 2011

Foreclosures still increasing in Jacksonville
Jacksonville Business Journal, Dec. 3, 2010

Jax foreclosures up and down in October
Jacksonville Business Journal, Nov. 11, 2010

Foreclosures drop across NE Florida
Jacksonville Business Journal, Oct. 14, 2010

Jacksonville home short sales streamlined
Jacksonville Business Journal, Oct. 11, 2010

Jacksonville 33rd for foreclosures in 1Q
Jacksonville Business Journal, April 29, 2010

Florida real estate market has hit bottom, survey respondents report
University of Florida News, April 28, 2010

Fannie Mae: Inventory hindering housing recovery
Jacksonville Business Journal, April 20, 2010

Why a short sale often takes so long, April 19, 2010

Behind the Foreclosure Numbers: 'Strategic Defaults'
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, April 15, 2010

Bankruptcy Filings in Tampa Jump 21% in First Quarter
St. Petersburg Times/, April 15, 2010

Delinquent Loans up 21.3%
South Florida Business Journal, April 13, 2010

Despite HAMP, Mortgage Delinquency Grows 21% over 2009: LPS
Housing Wire, April 12,2010

Loan Modifications: The Good and the Bad
Forbes, March 25, 2010

Florida No. 1 in mortgages past due
Jacksonville Business Journal, Feb 19, 2010

BofA loan modifications quadruple
Jacksonville Business Journal, Feb. 15, 2010

In search of funding for JALA foreclosure mediation
Jacksonville Daily Record, Feb. 15, 2010

A new look at foreclosures and mediation
Florida Times Union (, Feb 13, 2010

Jacksonville Bar Association to manage foreclosure mediation
Jacksonville Business Journal, Feb. 12, 2010

'09 Beaches Foreclosure Rates Beat U.S. Average
Florida Times Union (, Feb. 6, 2010

Jacksonville metro area 26th on foreclosure list
Florida Times Union (, Jan. 29, 2010

Project House-Hold Lacks Funds, Will Close
First Coast News (, Jan. 26, 2010

Couple share mortgage nightmare
Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jan. 24, 2010

New Help Hotline for Florida Residents Facing Foreclosure
PR Web, Jan. 23, 2010

Why Servicers May Bite Bullet This Year
US Banker, Jan. 19, 2010

Florida tops nation in delinquent and foreclosed loans, shadow inventory feared
The Palm Beach Post, Jan. 12, 2010

Foreclosure: Power of Knowledge (Florida Times Union), Dec. 30, 2009

Local Foreclosure Rate Below Others in State (Florida Times Union), Dec. 30, 2009

Foreclosure: Dealing with Disaster (Florida Times Union), Dec. 30, 2009

Billions to Fight Foreclosure, but Few New Loans
New York Times, Dec. 29, 2009

Florida Supreme Court requires mediation before foreclosure
Miami Herald, Dec. 29, 2009

Short Sale Incentives Coming in 2010, Treasury Says, Dec. 1, 2009

Obama administration forcing quicker mortgage modifications, Dec. 1, 2009

Mortgage Fraud: Preying On the Distressed, Nov. 10, 2009

October Mortgage Monitor Report Shows Delinquencies, Foreclosures at Record Highs
Real Estate Channel, Nov. 10, 2009

Renting May Help Stem Foreclosure Issues Bloomberg News, Nov. 6, 2009

U. S. Home Prices to Fall Through 2011's First Quarter, July 9, 2009

State Bans 15 Foreclosure Rescue Companies
Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, July 8, 2009

PMI: Home Prices Could Be Lower in 2011, July 8, 2009

House Passes Historic Mortgage Reform Legislation
House Committee on Financial Services, May 7, 2009

(FED) Testimony by Sandra F. Braunstein, Director, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, On Financial Literacy
Federal Reserve (, April 29, 2009

New Policy on Short Sales Could Reduce Foreclosures
Financial Planning, April, 21, 2009

Jacksonville 39th in Foreclosure Rate
Jacksonville Business Journal, April 21, 2009

Jacksonville Leads in State, National Foreclosure Rate, April 20, 2009

HUD Officials to Be on Hand for Symposium On Housing
Florida Times Union, April 17, 2009

RealtyTrac: Florida No. 4 in Nation for Foreclosures
Jacksonville Business Journal, April 16, 2009

Jacksonville Foreclosures Spike in March
Florida Times Union, April 16, 2009

Hyde's Foreclosure Work Now In Legislation Form
Financial News & Daily Record, April 15, 2009

Families Avoid Eviction or Foreclosure
The Roanoke Times, April 13, 2009

Free Foreclosure Help Available, Himes Says, April 11, 2009

Government Boosts Efforts to Protect Homeowners from Scams, April 10, 2009

$29M Stimulus for Non Profits May Benefit Local Companies
Jacksonville Business Journal, April 10, 2009

Before the Feature Film, a Message on Foreclosure Scams
The Washington Post, April 9, 2009

Obama (as TV Salesman) Pushes Home Refinancing
The New York Times, April 9, 2009

Southside Foreclosure Firm Accused of Scamming Homeowners, April 7, 2009

Lawyer's Crusade: To Save Homes From Foreclosure
St. Petersburg Times, April 5, 2009

Foreclosure Company Sued for Up-Front Fees
The Florida Times Union (, April 4, 2009

Foreclosure Scam...Foreclosed, April 3, 2009

Florida Tops in FHA Delinquencies
Jacksonville Business Journal, April 1, 2009

Florida: The Not-So-Sunshine State for FHA
Wall Street Journal, March 31, 2009

Regulator Considers 30-Percent Mortgage Reductions
Mortgage Insider, March 30, 2009

Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures
New York Times, March 30, 2009

Fed Features: Ad at Movies Warn Against Scams
Wall Street Journal, March 26, 2009

Upcoming Class to Assist in Local Foreclosure Problem
Jacksonville Daily Record, March 23, 2009

Foreclosure Relief Plan May Lure Scam Artists as Would-be Saviors
Florida Times Union, March 20, 2009

Mayor Peyton Talks Stimulus Money
First Coast News, March 17, 2009


Jacksonville Business Journal, March 12, 2009

Fl Supreme Court Takes On Foreclosure
Jax Politics Online, March 10, 2009

Hyde Crafting Foreclosure Mediation Legislation
Jax Daily Record, March 9, 2009

Mediation Urged
Jax Daily Record, March 9, 2009

Florida Attorneys Team Up to Help Floridians Facing Foreclosure
The Florida Bar, July 10, 2008

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