Real Estate News – September 5, 2011

Doggie DNA to catch owners who don’t scoop the poop (via

Homeowners struggling to stay out of foreclosure can get some help through a federal government loan program that has been extended (via

Mortgage relief eludes Easton woman (via

The appeal of mortgage REITs is the stable cash dividend during an exceptionally low interest rate environment. The SEC sent the mortgage REIT market into a tizzy on Wednesday after saying that it is considering changing the exemption status of the mortgage REIT market (via

Sweeping Nevada lawsuit flogs Bank of America (via

FHA foreclosure moratorium in Irene disaster zones (via

A federal judge in Mobile last week agreed to a request by prosecutors to postpone the trial of a woman accused in a mortgage fraud case and send her for a psychiatric evaluation (via