Real Estate News – January 18, 2012

Nevada Foreclosure Law Slows Bank Repos (via

Can China’s Rich Solve America’s Real Estate Problem? (via

District judge to weigh in on family’s HOA fight (via

A Lincoln, Neb., area housing inspector says he resents being described as a “total idiot” in an e-mail that was reportedly sent to more than 400 real estate agents, and he’s suing a real estate agent and her company for the name-calling (via REALTORMag):

A South Florida radio and TV host who shared with listeners how to make it big during South Florida’s real estate boom was sentenced to four years in prison for taking part in a Ponzi scheme that bilked money from his real estate clients (via REALTORMag):

The government and banks are “very close” to reaching a legal settlement over alleged foreclosure abuses that could help about 1 million underwater borrowers get mortgage relief, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said on Wednesday (via