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May 2013

DOC Adopts Most of UTA's Recommendations Regarding AB 1599 Compliance
Nevada's Homeowner's Bill of Rights, SB 321 – A Lesson in Civics
Oregon: The 160-Day Sausage Grind
Washington Trustee Licensure Bill Dies; UTA Changes Redemptioner Qualification; and Reconveyance Issues Addressed
California: Due Diligence
San Diego Dinner Event Is June 6th
UTA Job Board Posts Trustee Services Manager Position

April 2013

UTA Reaches Out To The Department Of Corporations And To County Recorders Association To Resolve The Many Ambiguities In AB 1599 (New Civil Code § 2923.3)
Report Details Pipeline Ratios of Judicial and Nonjudicial States
UTA Hires New Oregon Lobbyist
Orange County Dinner Event is April 23rd
UTA To Hold Nevada Lobby Day on May 1
New Tenant Notices of Sale Are Effective April 26th
San Diego Dinner Event Is June 6th
Orange County Dinner Event Held
UTA Member Chris Padilla Passes
Five New Members Join UTA

March 2013

Corporate Counsel Bulletin: When Does The Amended Notice of Sale To Resident Provisions Of AB 2610 (Civil Code § 2924.8) Take Effect?
Nevada Mediation Program to Hold Trustee Roundtable March 20th
Washington State Supreme Court Says Trustee Not Simply Agent For Lender
St. Louis City Adopts Foreclosure Mediation Ordinance
UTA's 5th Annual California Lobby Day & Dinner is March 11th
Nevada Legislature Opens
Period of Repose?
Orange County Dinner Event is April 23rd
UTA To Hold Nevada Lobby Day on May 1
National Mortgage Settlement and Homeowner Bill of Rights Forums Scheduled by California State Bar and California Monitor Program
Nevada Mediation Program to Hold Trustee Roundtable March 20th
Join The Conversation: NOS Translation Issues
Wide Range Of Industry-Related Issues In The News

February 2013

Feds Issue New Mortgage Servicing Rules
Fannie Updates Foreclosure Time Frames
Trustees Are Not Debt Collectors In Nevada
San Bernardino County Declines to Pursue Eminent Domain Proposal
New Participation Rules for Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program
Super Priority Lien Advisory Opinion Provided from Nevada Real Estate Division
White Paper Explores Affect of HOA Liens on First Mortgagee
UTA Opposes Recording Language Expansion in Washington
Oregon Foreclosure Mediation Off to Shaky Start
Oregon Supreme Court Hears Arguments in MERS Foreclosure Cases
UTA's California Homeowners' Bill of Rights Classes Well Attended
UTA's 5th Annual California Lobby Day & Dinner is March 11th
Orange County Dinner Event Is April 23rd
Three UTA Members Certified as Trustee Sale Officers
Ten New Members Join UTA

January 2013

UTA Announces 2013 Officers
Sample California Homeowners' Bill of Rights Documents Produced by Working Group
Some California HOBR Rules Announced
Notarized Thumbprint Required for Foreclosure Documents in California
Key Foreclosure Issues To Be Addressed In Oregon
Nevada NOD Filings Plunge; Changes to AB 284 Considered
Fannie Increases Fees For Nonjudicial Foreclosures in Several More States and U.S. Territories
Brief Filed by LPS Employee Defense Attorney Argues Conflict of Interest in Robo Signing Indictments
FBI Request To Trustee Community
2013 UTA Event Calendar Includes Three California Homeowners' Bill of Rights Classes
UTA Committee Chairs Appointed
2013 Membership Directory Information Deadline Approaching
Mark Your Calendars for UTA's 38th Annual Education Conference
Call for 2013 Conference Topics and Speakers
UTA Developing Legislative "Wish List"
Eight New Members Join UTA

December 2012

Fannie Mae Increases Fees For Nonjudicial Foreclosures in California
Fannie and Freddie Require Attorney Oversight Of Nonjudicial Foreclosures
City of El Monte Places Major Obligations on Trustees
California AG Issues Subpoenas to Trustees
A Year Like No Other
Nevada Elections Provide Potential Working Coalition
Registration Program On Table in Washington
UTA Announces 2013 Advertising Rates

October 2012

Twelve Members on Ballot For Board of Directors
UTA Requests Fee Increase For Nonjudicial Foreclosures in California
UTA Strongly Opposes Use of Eminent Domain By Goverment To Acquire Performing, Underwater Private Mortgages
Hearing Held on Constitutionality of Nevada Mediation Program
Conference Hotel Room Guarantee Deadline is October 10th!
California Homeowner Bill of Rights Compliance focus of Two Conference Sessions -- Note Times of Sessions
Fraud and Foreclosure Scams Session Featured at Conference
Nine New Members Join UTA

August 2012

A Long and Winding Road
Washington Supreme Court Rules on MERS’ Role As Beneficiary
Several Issues Facing Trustees in Washington
Nevada Mediation Program Hearing Addresses Program’s Efficacy
Conference Hotel Room Guarantee and Earlybird Registration Discount Deadline is September  30th!
Judges Panel to Open Conference
Scottsdale Horseback Riding and Jeep Tour Events Available
20th Annual Golf Tournament at Beautiful Gainey Ranch Golf Club
Certification Courses Offered in Scottsdale on Saturday, November 10th
UTA Accepting Nominations for Board of Director Seats
Four New Members Join UTA

July 2012

Registration Now Available for UTA's 37th Annual Education Conference
Annual Conference Hotel Room Reservations Are Available
California Homeowner Bill of Rights Signed Into Law
While Foreclosure Filings Continue to Decline

Fannie Mae Announces Increase in Allowable Fees
Will Homeowners Bill of Rights Spur Litigation?
Article Notes Beacon Economics Report Findings
LA City Attorney Sues US Bank Over Blight
Newest Plan to Save Underwater Homes:  Use of ‘Eminent Domain'
Oregon Department of Justice Releases Foreclosure Mediation Program Rules
Media Stories of Interest
New Members Join UTA

June 2012

California Update: Running Off In All Directions
Update on the California Home Owner Bill of Rights
Washington State Update
UTA Files Amicus Brief In Case Involving Mistake in Beneficiaries Bid
UTA Files Brief in Nevada "Debt Collector" Case
Nevada Mediation Program Proposes Rule Changes
UTA Hires New Nevada Lobbyist
San Diego Dinner Event Updates Members
Job Board Updated
New Members

May 2012

Oregon Foreclosure Mediation Bill Signed Into Law
Washington 'Meet and Confer' Program Signed Into Law
Oregon Final Rules Exclude Trustees From 'Mortgage Servicer' Definition
New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Developing New Rules for Mortgage Servicers
UTA Successfully Opposes Borrower's Request To Depublish Pro-Industry Decision
FHFA Draft Legal Services Guidelines Not Favorable to Trustees
UTA Joins Coalition To Produce Economic Report
UTA 'Audits' SF Assessor's Report
Orange County Dinner Event Updates Members
San Diego Dinner Event Is June 7th
Article Details Correlation Between Lack of Foreclosure Regulation and Home-Owner Economic Recovery Noted
Foreclosure Issues Dominate Nevada Media
Member Updates

March 2012

NOS Language Changes Effective April 1st
UTA and Other Groups Request Documentation From San Francisco Assessor
Oregon Foreclosure Mediation Bill Passes Senate; Governor Expected to Sign Into Law
Oregon Governor Signs Bill That Repeals Requirement For Grantor and Grantee Addresses of Page One of Recorded Documents
California Legislation Focusing on Loan Modification Impact
Changes Made To the Foreclosure Fairness Act in Washington State
Professor Will Serve as Monitor of National Mortgage Settlement
California AG's "Homeowner Bill of Rights" Broad in Scope
Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program Releases Beneficiary Compliance Outcomes Report
Orange County Dinner Event Is April 23rd
New Members Join UTA

February 2012

UTA Meets With FHFA Regarding New Rules for Foreclosure Legal Services
UTA Request for Depublication and Hearing in Case Involving Mistaken Opening Bid Accepted
UTA Opposes Request for Depublication in Case Involving Loan Modification Process
San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Releases Report on Foreclosure Errors in California
Washington Legislature Addressing DOT Requirements
Oregon's 35-day Legislative Session Reaches Midpoint
UTA's 4th Annual California Lobby Day & Dinner is March 20th
Twelve New Members Join UTA

January 2012

UTA Announces 2012 Officers
UTA Committee Chairs Appointed
2012 UTA Event Calendar Announced
UTA Announces Fourth Annual California Lobby Day & Dinner
2012 Membership Directory Information Deadline Approaching
Mark Your Calendars for UTA's 37th Annual Education Conference
Call for 2012 Conference Topics and Speakers
UTA Announces 2012 Advertising Rates
Oregon AG Proposes Expanding 'Mortgage Servicer' To Include Trustees
Reminder: California Notice of Default Technical Change
UTA Extension Request for Previously Noticed Sales in LA County Denied
UTA To Meet With FHFA Regarding New Rules for Foreclosure Legal Services
UTA-Supported California Legislation Will 'Clean Up' Trustee Requirements
New Members Join UTA in 2012
Three UTA Members Certified as Trustee Sale Officers

December 2011

UTA Amicus Brief Appeal in Arizona Case is Successful
UTA Requests Extension for Previously Noticed Sales in LA County
UTA To File Amicus Brief in Case Challenging Constitutionality of the Foreclosure Mediation Program
Nevada Attorney General Indicts Two LPS Employees
Fannie and Freddie to Phase Out Designated Counsel Program
Proposed Las Vegas City Council Ordinance Would Make Lenders Responsible for Maintenance of Vacant Properties
Two Alternative Sales Sites Now In Use in San Diego
Industry-Related News Stories
Welcome New Members

October 2011

Sixteen Members on Ballot For Board of Directors
Riverside County Responds to UTA Regarding Temporary Sales Site
Nevada 'Model Affidavit' May Preclude Nonjudical Foreclosures in Nevada
Condominium Association Asserts a Literal View of Who Qualifies as a Redemptioner
Miles To Go Before He Sleeps
Conference Hotel Room Guarantee and Earlybird Registration Discount Deadline is October 7th!
Third-Party Auditors Session Held Prior to Annual Conference
Judges Panel Returns to Conference
MERS Counsel to Join "Trends in Litigation" Session
Bike Tour of Red Rock Canyon Offered
Three Media Stories of Interest
Welcome New Members

September 2011

San Diego Superior Court Responds to UTA Prohibition on Trustee Sales Delayed Until October 31st
Riverside County "Responds" to UTA Letter
Legislating While Sacramento Burns
Washington 'Meet and Confer' Program Allows Additional Mediation
Oregon Senate Bill 491 Signed Into Law – Modifies Notice Requirements
Constitutional Challenge to Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program Denied
UTA Files Amicus Brief on Key Arizona Decision
UTA Requests Publication of Barrera Decision
Conference Hotel Room Guarantee and Earlybird Registration Discount Deadline is October 7th!
Certification Courses Offered in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 12th
UTA Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors
Four New Members Join UTA

 

August 2011

UTA Amicus Brief To Be Filed on Key Arizona Decision
Final Riverside Ordinance Available
New Notary Requirements in Arizona
Bike Tour of Red Rock Canyon Offered
Annual Conference Offers Bowling Fun & Golf Tournament
Peter Monroy And His Band Return to Headline Annual Dinner Gala
Media: Rigging at Trustee Sales; Reality TV; and Questionable Ads
UTA Job Board Provides Job Listings For Free
Four Members Pass California Certification Course

July 2011

Trustee Sales Prohibited At San Diego Courthouse
Los Angeles County Bans Trustee Sales on Courthouse Grounds San Luis Obispo Moves Trustee Sales
No Meetings Yet on Riverside County Ordinance
Registration Now Available for UTA's 36th Annual Education Conference
Annual Conference Hotel Room Reservations Are Available
Three Speaker Events Held
Seven Members Pass California Certification Course
Six New Members Join UTA

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October 2010

Twelve Members on Ballot for Board of Directors
MERS Counsel to Join “Foreclosure Delay Lawsuits” Session
Fannie Mae Manager To Join “Resolving Disputes with Borrower” Session
El Monte, California Requires Registration of Properties
California Court Ruling Addresses Post-Foreclosure Eviction Issues
Foreclosure News: From Bank of America to President Obama
Texas Attorney General Calls for Moratorium on Foreclosures in the State
Sunday Bike Tour of Red Rock Canyon Added to Conference Program
18th Annual Golf Tournament Is Set
Welcome New Members

September 2010

July 2010

Sonoma County Allows Trustee Sales on North Side of County Administration Building
California Mandatory Mediation Bill Dead This Year

Ordinances and Mandates Throughout California That Restrict Trustees’ Sales Proliferate
New Alaska Law Incorporates UTA Changes
UTA Requests Publication of First Fed Bank of California Case
UTA Website Adds Podcasts
Registration Now Available for UTA’s 35th Annual Education Conference
Peter Monroy And His Band Return to Headline Annual Dinner Gala
Annual Conference Offers Bowling Fun & Golf Tournament
Annual Conference Hotel Room Reservations Are Available
Dinner Events and “101” Course Held
July 28th Dinner Event Focuses on Nevada Mediation Program
Interesting Stories on Industry in the Media
UTA Job Board Provides Job Listings For Free
UTA’s Staff Management Team – At Your Service!
Welcome to New Members
Reminder: California Basic Foreclosure Certification Course Available on DVD

June 2010

UTA Mabry Appeal Is A Successful Win For Trustees
Amendments to Foreclosure Mediation Rules Explained
California Legislature Weighs Mandatory Mediation Program
Arizona Legislation Requires Lenders to Give Notice of Right to Explore Foreclosure Avoidance Options
Loan Modification Legislation Skirted in Washington – For Now
Another UTA Amicus Curiae Victory!
Oregon Tweaks Laws Affecting Trustees
Upcoming Dinner Events Focus on Legislation, Loan Mods, Litigation, Ordinances and the Nevada Mediation Program
Seven New Members Join UTA

April 2010

Sonoma County Sale Location Update
Rule Changes Proposed to Nevada Mediation Program
48 New Mediators Being Added to The Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program
New Utah Law Addresses Time Frame for Trustees to Provide Statement of Reinstatement
New Idaho Law Requires Form Requirements for Rescission Notice
Upcoming Dinner Events Focus on Legislation, Loan Mods, Litigation, Ordinances and the Nevada Mediation Program
Several ‘Foreclosure 101’ Course Opportunities Available
Reminder: Certified Trustee Sale Officers Must Meet Continuing Education Requirements
New UTA Member Poll Posts First Question
Several New Members Join UTA

March 2010

January 2010

Conference Video Montage Reviews 2009 Conference
In Memoriam: Phil Frink
Sonoma County, California No Longer Allowing Trustee’s Sales On County-Owned Property
Another Amicus Curiae Victory for UTA
UTA to File Amicus Brief In Case That May Set Precedent To Unfairly Increase Costs to Trustees
The Department of Real Estate Adopts Final Regulations for the California Foreclosure Protection Act Including Many of UTA’s Suggested Changes
San Diego County Ordinance Requires Recordation of Contact Information For Lenders
Garden Grove Ordinance Requires Trustee to Ensure Property is Maintained
Mediation Proposal Comes to California
UTA Testifies Before Oregon Senate
Washington State Legislation Would Put a One Year Hold on Foreclosures for Borrowers Receiving Unemployment
New Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure Change Deadlines and Time Frames
Two ‘Foreclosure 101’ Courses Announced in Texas
UTA Announces 2nd Annual California Lobby Day & Dinner
Phoenix Dinner Event Will Address Drop Bids
Mark Your Calendars for UTA’s 35th Annual Education Conference
2010 UTA Event Calendar Announced
Legislative Committee Developing 2010 Wish List
UTA Announces 2010 Officers
UTA Committee Chairs Appointed
2010 Membership Directory Information Deadline Approaching
UTA Announces 2010 Advertising Rates
Call for 2010 Conference Topics and Speakers
Drop Bids And Short Sales Are Controversial Issues: UTA Website NewsFeed “Covers Media Coverage” of Industry
Fifteen New Members Join UTA for 2010

November 2009

October 2009

The City of Richmond, CA’s Ordinance Requiring Trustees to “Serve” Notices of Default on All Residential Tenants
Nevada Mediator and Trustee Roundtable Discussion Scheduled
Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate Would Create Incentives for Loan Mods
CA Assembly Speaker Proposes State-Appointed Monitors to Ensure Homeowners and Lenders Modify Loans
AZ Reverses Change to Anti-Deficiency Statute and Adds Additional Mailing Requirement
California Civil Courts Schedule
Fourteen Members on Ballot for Board of Directors
MBA Chairman to Join UTA Judges Panel at Annual Conference
34th Annual Conference Features Top-Notch Educational Lineup
Conference Hotel Rates and EarlyBird Fee Extended to October 15th
UTA Bowling and Golf Tournaments Coming Next Month in Las Vegas
Arizona, Nevada And California Foreclosure Certification Courses To Be Offered Before Annual Conference
More New Members Join UTA


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February 2009

January 2009

UTA Announces 2009 Officers
2009 UTA Event Calendar Announced

Washington Governor's Proposed Legislation Would Effectively Make Trustees the Guardians of the Borrower
Congressional Banking Bill Affects Foreclosures

Two ‘Foreclosure 101’ Courses Announced
UTA Announces Sacramento Lobby Day & Dinner
Mark Your Calendars for UTA’s 34th Annual Education Conference
Call for 2009 Conference Topics and Speakers
Six More Members Pass Certification Exam
Web Site Features Industry News Feed
New Members Join Association for 2009

 

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