D. R. Horton, Inc. v. Wescott Land Co. (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-113-14, 2 pp.) (Per Curiam) Appealed from Dorchester County Circuit Court (James Williams Jr., J.) On writ of certiorari to the Court of Appeals. S.C. S. Ct. Holding: The ...Read More »
Real Property – Mortgages – Banks & Banking – RESPA – Failure to Pay Taxes – Statute of Limitations – Tort Negligence – Fraud – HAMP
Carrington v. Mnuchin (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-161-14, 20 pp.) (J. Michelle Childs, J.) 5:13-cv-03422; D.S.C. Holding: Plaintiffs’ claims under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 and for breach of contract accrued when they received a delinquent tax notice ...Read More »
Milton P. Demetre Family Ltd. Partnership v. Beckmann (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-099-14, 15 pp.) (Paul Short Jr., J.) Appealed from Charleston County (Mikell Scarborough, Master-in-Equity) S.C. App. Holding: The lots to which plaintiff seeks to quiet title – Lots 209 ...Read More »
Real Property – Foreclosure Sale – Bona Fide Purchasers – Civil Practice – Service of Process – Sale Price
Bloody Point Property Owners Association, Inc. v. Ashton (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-098-14, 8 pp.) (James Lockemy, J.) Appealed from Beaufort County (Marvin Dukes III, Master-in-Equity) S.C. App. Holding: The respondent-purchasers had no notice of the Pennsylvania appellants’ claims that they ...Read More »
Real Property – Beachfront Condominiums – Water Intrusion – Tort/Negligence – Property Owners Association – Duty to Investigate – Business Judgment Rule
Fisher v. Shipyard Village Council of Co-Owners, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-072-14, 14 pp.) (Aphrodite Konduros, J.) Appealed from Georgetown County Circuit Court (Larry Hyman Jr., J.) S.C. App. Holding: A condominium development’s bylaws charged the council of co-owners with ...
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Bank of America, N.A. v. Charlotte Property Investments, LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-16-0585, 12 pp.) (John Martin, Ch. J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County Superior Court (Robert Ervin, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: The brief legal description for a deed of ...
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Anand v. Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-01-0536, 11 pp.) (Duncan, J.) No. 13-1900, June 6, 2014; USDC at Greenbelt, Md. (Titus, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: Borrowers who defaulted on a mortgage loan cannot pursue a quiet title action ...Read More »