Jonathan A. Goodman is a shareholder in the law firm of Frascona Joiner Goodman & Greenstein, P.C., in Boulder, Colo. His practice areas include real estate, real estate finance, and broker representation. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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In December 2006, REALTOR® Magazine published an article I wrote about loan valuation fraud, “Loan Fraud Alert.” In that article, I talked about some of the many ways in which often-innocent real estate practitioners are becoming parties to mortgage fraud.
Since then, we have seen the collapse of the subprime mortgage market. Lenders have tightened credit standards. And some buyers have been shut out of the housing market.