Sketchy foreclosure paperwork echoes effects in Brevard

Lenders picking apart foreclosures

12:01 AM, Oct. 17, 2010
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The decision by some major mortgage holders to temporarily halt foreclosure proceedings while they review questionable paperwork already is rippling through Brevard County, sometimes in ways you might not think.

The local courts -- which are dealing with nearly 13,000 foreclosure suits -- already have reported an increase in the number of foreclosure hearings being canceled or postponed as lenders such as Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase review hundreds of thousands of legal documents to make sure they are accurate and complete. The move comes after revelations of sloppy, ...

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