Real Estate News – October 13, 2011

Gov. Rick Scott has approved a $45.6 million loan so Florida’s court system can avoid an impending deficit due mainly to a decline in mortgage foreclosure filing fees (via

Comedian Chris Tucker, who starred as a wise-cracking L.A. police detective with martial-arts star Jackie Chan in the blockbuster “Rush Hour” film series, could soon lose his multimillion-dollar mansion in Central Florida (via

Michigan’s foreclosure by notification statute requiring a 90-day pre-foreclosure negotiation period was extended until January 5, 2012 (via

Homeowners association replaces foreclosed home’s roof (via

HOA towing policy nearly spoils child’s birth (via

The mortgage and foreclosure settlement between state attorneys general and the nation’s banks is likely to expand outside the top five mortgage servicers (via