Real Estate News – September 10, 2011

A Los Angeles judge has issued an injunction prohibiting several lawyers, direct marketers and call center operators from continuing with an alleged nationwide scheme to dupe desperate homeowners into paying thousands of dollars to join dubious lawsuits against big banks (via

First Horizon said Tuesday it will fight a government lawsuit that seeks to claw back $883 million lost after the nation’s housing market imploded in 2008 (via

Twin Cities Foreclosures Tick Up in June, But Fewer are Behind on Payments (via

Huntsman thinks more immigration would revive the housing market. Could it? (via

Obama Jobs Plan Includes Real Estate Effort (via

Regulators are nearing a settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over whether the mortgage finance giants adequately disclosed their exposure to risky subprime loans, bringing to a close a three-year investigation (via