Oregon Court of Appeals Decision Regarding MERS

In July the Oregon Court of Appeals handed down a decision that could make foreclosures much more difficult, expensive and time consuming for banks and the Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS). The case, Niday v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., et al held that MERS, when acting as a nominee for a lender is not a […]

Fighting Foreclosure Evictions in Oregon

  An Oregon woman successfully fought her foreclosure eviction against Wells Fargo last week.  To my knowledge she is the second Oregon borrower to do so this summer.  In both cases the borrowers were allowed to stay in their homes because the evicting bank was unable to provide a clear title to the home.  In order […]