New foreclosure filings in the Tampa Bay area surged in the month of August. Foreclosure filings ““ default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions ““ were up 26 percent from last year and 22 percent from the previous month, according to Calif.-based RealtyTrac.
At the same time, lenders are setting more foreclosure sales and taking more aggressive actions to set foreclosure sales. See article in today’s St. Petersburg Times.
The abuses that normal Americans are facing in the court system and the unfair settlements they’re receiving through mediation require that homeowners retain competent counsel to assist with their foreclosure defense.