Court dashes hopes of associations to nullify mortgages.

In a major decision, the Third District Court of Appeal has issued its long-awaited opinion in a case watched closely by condominium and home owner associations around the state. In Deutsche Bank Trust Co v. Beauvais, the entire Court decided on April 13, 2016 that a mortgage holder who files a second foreclosure suit more than 5 years after a first suit that accelerated the entire mortgage debt and was later dismissed is not barred from enforcing the mortgage, even ...

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