Oregon Supreme Court Rules on MERS Foreclosures

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled earlier this month in two cases that will have a major impact on how foreclosures are handled in Oregon. For decades most foreclosures in Oregon have been handled out of court.  That is, until a couple borrowers questioned whether or not the Mortgage Electronic Registry System (MERS) could legally file […]

Are Oregon Foreclosures Moving to Courts?

Oregon is one of 24 states where foreclosures are not required to be heard before a judge.  According to a story in The Oregonian that could be changing.  At this point there is no new law in the works to force foreclosures to be handled in the courts but there have been a number of rulings […]