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On Foreclosures, Progress, but Court Pipeline Still Full

Attorney and foreclosure specialist Nancy E. Cason of Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer PA says the courts continue to be clogged with new foreclosure filings even as they speed up their processing.
Sarasota Herald Tribune (Monday, September 22, 2014) Staff Photo / Thomas Bender

Syprett Meshad attorney Nancy E. Cason was featured in the Sarasota Herald Tribune Business Weekly section (Monday, September 22, 2014) discussing the foreclosure outlook for the greater Sarasota area. Read the full article at heraldtribune.com: At this rate, it will take close to another year and a half, give or take, to clear up the .. read more

On September 25th, 2014, posted in: Articles, Foreclosure by Tags: , , ,

Foreclosure Backlog Likely to Take Two More Years for Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Nancy Cason

In mid 2013, the 12th Judicial Circuit, which is comprised of Sarasota, Manatee and Desoto counties obtained additional funding from the Florida Legislature as part of the National Mortgage Settlement. The goal for our Circuit in obtaining this funding was to allow as much of the foreclosure backlog as possible to be cleared before funding .. read more

Foreclosure Outlook in Sarasota

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Contrary to popular belief, the foreclosure crisis is far from over in Sarasota. Sarasota County lies within the 12th Judicial Circuit, which is comprised of Sarasota, Manatee and Desoto Counties. In mid-2013, our Circuit obtained additional funding from the Florida Legislature as part of the National Mortgage Settlement. The additional funding was used to hire .. read more

On March 18th, 2014, posted in: Foreclosure, Real Estate by Tags: , , , ,

Attorney Nancy Cason Speaks to Sarasota Real Estate Investors Association

Nancy Cason speaks to Sarasota Real Estate Investors Association

Attorney Nancy Cason spoke to a full house at the February 26 meeting of the Sarasota Real Estate Investors Association. During her talk, Nancy covered topics of foreclosure, landlord/tenant issues and Dodd-Frank regulations, and answered questions from the members.

On March 3rd, 2014, posted in: Appearances, Events, Foreclosure, Real Estate, Short Sales by Tags: ,

Five Essential Tips for Foreclosure Sale Buyers

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Over the past few months, I have seen an influx of new clients with significant legal issues arising as a result of purchasing properties via online foreclosure sale. One very common misconception is that a purchaser at a foreclosure sale takes title to the property free and clear of liens and encumbrances. This could not .. read more

On November 7th, 2013, posted in: Foreclosure, Real Estate by Tags: , , , ,

National Mortgage Settlement: Good News for Florida Homeowners!

Nancy Cason

The National Mortgage Settlement has provided relief to Florida homeowners in its first 12 months, with more to come over the next two years. Unlike previous federal programs, relief is available to eligible homeowners that are current on their mortgages and those that are in default. There is exciting news on the National Mortgage Settlement .. read more

On July 22nd, 2013, posted in: Real Estate by Tags: ,

Florida Fair Foreclosure Act is Now the Law

Nancy Cason

On July 1, 2013, HB 87, commonly known as the “Florida Fair Foreclosure Act,” took effect. What does this mean for homeowners facing foreclosure? Real Estate Attorney Nancy Cason explains key elements of the law and discusses the importance of seeking solid legal advice as early as possible in the foreclosure process. HB 87, commonly .. read more

Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief — the Time to Act is Now

Nancy Cason

The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act, which alleviates the adverse tax consequences of debt forgiveness in connection with certain primary residence short sales, is set to expire on December 31, 2013. Since short sales take approximately six months to complete, there’s still time to take advantage of this Act before the end of the year, .. read more

Nancy Cason to appear as panelist at forum in Sarasota on Real Estate

A free community forum provided by Sarasota Herald-Tribune and New College of Florida will take place on Wednesday, February 22nd 2012. This Herald-Tribune Hot Topics forum is titled “2012 Real Estate: The Year of the Short Sale”. Real estate experts will examine the local market and how the ‘shadow inventory’ will affect foreclosures and short .. read more

On February 15th, 2012, posted in: Events, Real Estate by Tags: ,

Calming of people in housing jam is real estate lawyer Nancy Cason’s first task

Syprett Meshad partner and real estate attorney, Nancy Cason, talks about the options homeowners have that are affected by the housing downturn and current economy. You can read the article here: Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Calming of people in housing jam is lawyer’s first task

On January 2nd, 2012, posted in: Articles, Foreclosure, News, Real Estate by Tags: , ,