Q-Law Blog

SunTrustMortgage – In Trouble With The Feds!

“SunTrust had no effective document management system in place to process and retain the borrowers’ applications and supporting documentation. When the HAMP applications poured in,

Chase Chased & Caught – Slapdown!

Congrats to Terry Scannell, the attorney who convinced a Washington County jury last Thursday, July 18, 2013, to rule in favor of his clients, Bela

The Myth of Lender Modification

Introduction. After three years of counseling folks in the throes of making a distressed housing decision, I have to honestly ask myself if loan modification

Borrower Exposure to Deficiency Risk

“To be forewarned is to be forearmed.” The term “deficiency” arises in the context of a borrower’s default to their lender.  It refers to the

HAMP, HARP, and Harpster

My fondness for alliterations compels the title.  I could not resist.  The purpose of this post is to welcome Lake Oswego attorney extraordinaire, Kelly Harpster,