Speeding Up Foreclosures on Abandoned Residential Properties
New law permits an expedited process if the home at issue is not occupied
By Joy Harmon Sperling and Kathleen A. Trawinski

Home improvement contractors are obligated to act fairly and honestly
By Gene Markin
Foreclosure consultants could become an endangered species thanks to this legislation
By Myron Weinstein
Department of Justice turns to the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989
By William F. Johnson
Privity of contract is not required to assert a breach of the implied warranty of habitability
By Alan Nochumson
Courts becoming less likely to draw distinction between “product” and “process”
By Kip Dwyer and J. Tyler Butts