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In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance fraud specialist helped uncover the largest consumer crime in American history—a scandal that implicated dozens of major executives on Wall Street. They called it foreclosure fraud: millions of families were kicked out of their homes based on false evidence by mortgage companies that had no legal right to foreclose. Lisa Epstein, Michael Redman, and Lynn Szymoniak did not work in government or law enforcement. They had no history of anticorporate activism. Instead they were all foreclosure victims, and while struggling with their shame and isolation they committed a revolutionary act: closely reading their mortgage documents, discovering the deceit behind them, and building a movement to expose it. Fiscal Times columnist David Dayen recounts how these ordinary Floridians challenged the most powerful institutions in America armed only with the truth—and for a brief moment they brought the corrupt financial industry to its knees.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: David Dayen
Publisher: New Press, The
Release: 2016-05-17
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781620971598

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* You have an idea you want to pitch to a production company; how do you safeguard your concept? * There's a painting in the background of your independent film; is it necessary to clear the rights? * The screenplay you and a friend wrote gets optioned; how do you split the proceeds fairly? * How do you get a script to popular Hollywood actors or deal with their agents? Find quick answers to these and hundreds of other questions in The Pocket Lawyer for Film and Video, the next best thing to having an entertainment attorney at your beck and call. Written by a TV-producer-turned-entertainment-lawyer, this no-nonsense reference provides fast answers in plain English: no law degree required! The Pocket Lawyer is designed to help producers reduce legal costs by providing the vital information needed to make informed decisions on the legal aspects of film, video, and TV productions. Film and video production is a litigation lighting rod: actors get hurt, copyrights are infringed, and contracts are broken. Big-budget producers have lawyers on retainer, but many independent filmmakers are left legally exposed. Arm yourself with the practical advice in this book. You will not only avoid common pitfalls, but become empowered in your daily work. Too many otherwise competent producers turn over every aspect of the deal negotiations to their lawyers and agents. This book explains the principal deals common to every production, putting producers back in the co-pilot seat with their representatives. The format is carefully designed for quick reference, so you get the answers you need, fast. Features include: * Clause Companion: explains the meaning and impact of typical contract clauses, taking the headache out of reading them. * F.A.Qs: instantly answers the most commonly asked legal questions. * Warnings: alerts you to critical areas and common mistakes. * Pro-Tips: advice on unions, escrow accounts, etc. for producers who want to distribute their video widely. * Avoid legal pitfalls with this quick reference guide: get instant answers * Written in plain English for filmmakers, not lawyers * Three books in one: a handy manual on film contracts, a step-by-step guide to critical legal issues on and off the set, and a quick reference on copyright and intellectual property issues

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Genre: Law
Author: Thomas A. Crowell
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release: 2007
File: 342 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780240808420

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Dearborn's "Practice and Law supplements are the premier source for current and detailed information about state real estate license laws and regulations. These state specific supplements work in conjunction with any of Dearborn's best selling principles texts, including: "Modern Real Estate Practice, Real Estate Fundamentals, or "Mastering Real Estate Principles.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Doris Barrell
Publisher: Dearborn Real Estate
Release: 2003-07
File: 168 Pages
ISBN-13: 0793183359

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Genre: Richmond County (N.Y.)
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1870
File: 24 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1127946760

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From the airlines we fly to the food we eat, how a tiny group of corporations have come to dominate every aspect of our lives—by one of our most intrepid and accomplished journalists “If you’re looking for a book . . . that will get your heart pumping and your blood boiling and that will remind you why we’re in these fights—add this one to your list.” —Senator Elizabeth Warren on David Dayen’s Chain of Title Over the last forty years our choices have narrowed, our opportunities have shrunk, and our lives have become governed by a handful of very large and very powerful corporations. Today, practically everything we buy, everywhere we shop, and every service we secure comes from a heavily concentrated market. This is a world where four major banks control most of our money, four airlines shuttle most of us around the country, and four major cell phone providers connect most of our communications. If you are sick you can go to one of three main pharmacies to fill your prescription, and if you end up in a hospital almost every accessory to heal you comes from one of a handful of large medical suppliers. Dayen, the editor of the American Prospect and author of the acclaimed Chain of Title, provides a riveting account of what it means to live in this new age of monopoly and how we might resist this corporate hegemony. Through vignettes and vivid case studies Dayen shows how these monopolies have transformed us, inverted us, and truly changed our lives, at the same time providing readers with the raw material to make monopoly a consequential issue in American life and revive a long-dormant antitrust movement.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: David Dayen
Publisher: The New Press
Release: 2020-07-21
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781620975428

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Educators and practitioners across the nation find Real Estate Fundamentals to be an essential source of information on real estate principles. Whether used as a classroom text, supplement, or a personal guide. Real Estate Fundamentals is versatile -- it's easy to use, whether you are studying to sell real estate, or are a potential homebuyer curious about what to expect. The text's informal approach gives the reader a less intimidating look at real estate concepts. Book jacket.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Wade E. Gaddy
Publisher: Dearborn Real Estate
Release: 2003
File: 379 Pages
ISBN-13: 0793164710

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Genre: Covenants
Author: William Henry Rawle
Publisher:
Release: 1887
File: 708 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105044264153

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Genre: Real estate business
Author: Kathryn J. Haupt
Publisher: Rockwell Publishing
Release: 2006
File: 527 Pages
ISBN-13: 1887051287

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The art of abstracting is one that involves a variety of skills. To begin the process of competently completing an abstract of title, you must first gain insight into the skills you must have in order to achieve success. These skills include an understanding of the fundamentals of real estate as it applies to the real property title you will research as well as an analysis of the specific tasks of title abstracting. You must also gain insight into the processes that occur beyond the research work that you will complete at the courthouse. Title abstracting is a core function within the real estate and mortgage lending industries. Many of the transactions that occur are able to do so because of the work that you will complete in reviewing and detailing the public records pertaining to the subject property you are to research. This coursework will provide you with fundamentals of real estate, the essential elements of title abstracting, and a look into the advanced practices involved in the issuance of title insurance. Each element of the course will assist you in gaining the fundamental skills that you need to begin on the path to abstracting success.

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Genre: Abstracts of title
Author: S. Hennin
Publisher: Eiram Publishing
Release: 2011-03
File: 215 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781933039640

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"Do you think I'm a monster, Shay?" Shayna followed her heart when she married Sean, knowing that his past actions could destroy them both. His secrets became her burden that day, too. And as much as she loves him, she will never forget what he did to her ex-husband. Or that he rescued her daughter from monsters. She knows her husband is capable of terrible things. And extraordinary things. She married him with her eyes wide open, consequences and conscience be damned. Yet, memories of her ex-husband linger, torment her, remind her that there is a price for keeping secrets. And Sean's secrets have followed them to Singapore... He always knew his past would come knocking. He planned for it. As a former SEAL, Sean leaves nothing to chance. But this time is different. He has a wife to protect. A woman who says she will love him no matter what lurks in his sordid past. He doubts that. He hears what she mumbles about him in her sleep. And he also knows who else appears in her dreams... Her ex. Sean wants to focus on their future. But first he must lay his past to rest and undertake a personal mission to punish the man who poisoned his soul. It is a reckoning two decades in the making. He has given the orders. The plan is in motion. Everything is under control. Or is it? Because even if Sean survives his last mission, the future is no longer his alone to shape. He has a wife now. A strong-willed woman he cannot control as he has everything else in his life before her. He knows she will demand answers from him about his past if they are to continue their future together. Does she really want to know everything about him? Careful with the questions. The answers cannot be unheard... And the truth may force him to set her free.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Robyn Roze
Publisher: Robyn Roze
Release: 2020-06-07
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9780996144551

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