Can an Owner Evict in California?
Making Sense of the Federal, State, and Local Eviction Restrictions by Arnold L. Graff, Esq. and T. Robert Finlay, Esq. of Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP Normalcy might finally be… Read More >
U.S. Supreme Court Vacates CDC Eviction Moratorium
From: T. Robert Finlay, Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP In a swift and decisive opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium last month. As previously reported, the… Read More >
Must California Lenders Pay Interest on Insurance Proceeds?
NO, ACCORDING TO THE RECENT DECISION IN GRAY V. QUICKEN LOANS by Kathy Shakibi, Esq. of Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP California is among seventeen states that require a lender to… Read More >
Brokers Beware – DFPI Cracks Down on Continuing Education Scam
From: T. Robert Finlay, Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP The Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) are investigating an alleged MLO-education-cheating fraud scheme coordinated by and implemented through Danny and… Read More >
The Do’s and Don’ts in Drafting and Enforcing Personal Guarantees on Real Estate Loans
By Todd E. Chvat, Esq. Wright, Finlay, and Zak, LLP and T. Robert Finlay, Esq. Wright, Finlay, and Zak, LLP Let’s start with the basics – what is a personal… Read More >
Stricktly Strickland Q1 2021
Be Careful What You Say and How You Say It. Choose Your Words Carefully! By Pamela J. Strickland California Compliance Consulting The most common way of interacting with clients in… Read More >
Got Solar? Questions to Ask When Underwriting a Home with Solar Power
By Donna Muratalla Genworth Mortgage Insurance Solar power is gaining momentum in the U.S., and we’re moving towards incorporating this cleaner, more efficient source in many areas of our lives,… Read More >
Am I a “Debt Buyer?”
Understanding the New Wave of Debt Buyer Statutes and Their Impact on Servicing Non-Performing Mortgage Debt By Zachary J. Fiene, Esq. Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP T. Robert Finlay, Esq. Wright,… Read More >
Can Private Money Fuel the Recovery Once Again?
As the Pandemic Retrenches, Private Money Steps Up By Odell Murry MAI Financial Services, Inc. In comparing the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic to the Great Recession of 2007, there are some… Read More >
A “Wyatt” Standard for Insurance Brokers?
Mayumi Bowers Mortgage Vintage, Inc. In November of 1966, Joseph and Clarice Wyatt walked into the Stockton office of Union Home Mortgage to borrow $2,500. They had no idea that… Read More >