But included in the legislation was a short. real estate industry into crisis mode, said Lucien Savant, spokesman for the National Association of Realtors. "When Congress returns we will be waiting.

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Victims: Sellers, buyers, lenders. All payments made as part of a short sale transaction should be disclosed to the lenders and other parties approving the short sale. According to Freddie Mac, short sale fraud occurs when someone deliberately misrepresents a fact or omits a fact in order to induce a lender, investor,

Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty To Fraudulent Short Sale Scheme Costing Mortgage Lenders More Than $316,000 FRESNO, Calif. – Minerva Sanchez, 48, of Fremont, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit bank fraud, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

Without major reform of fundamentally poor lending policies, the FHA could soon join the failed ranks of her sister agencies fannie mae (fnm) and Freddie Mac (FRE. the cost of homeownership and.

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Freddie Mac recently began reaching out to real estate associations and fielded more calls on a rising rate of fraudulent short sales.

Three charged in real estate fraud scheme. for the "short sale" of real estate and did not comply with "arm’s-length" transaction provisions which require that dealings be conducted between.

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Now let’s look at what Freddie Mac’s "opinion" of how fraud is enacted. A seller (delinquent borrower) owes $100,000 on a property that is worth $80,000. Hmmm..I wonder how that value is obtained. Oh yeah it’s by a lender designated real estate agent who gets a few bucks for giving a BPO. No investor representations here.