MERS Has Standing to Bring Foreclosure Action as Court Ruled There Was No Question That the Defendant-Homeowner Was the Correctly Named Party

Posted by & filed under 2006, Connecticut, Downstream litigation, Foreclosures, MERS/Bank has standing.

In the case of Mortgage Elec. Registration Sys., Inc. v. Ventura, No. CV 054003168S, 2006 WL 1230265 (Conn. Super. Ct. April 20, 2006) the plaintiff-lender moved for summary judgment against defendants, a husband and wife, as to liability only. After review of the lender’s complaint and allegation that the husband was indebted to the lender, the court… Read more »

Connecticut Superior Court Recognizes MERS’ Status as Mortgagee and MERS’ Subsequent Assignee

Posted by & filed under 2009, Connecticut, Downstream litigation, MERS/Bank has standing.

In LaSalle Bank v. Johnson, No. CV‐085016113, 2009 WL 2872844 (Conn. Super. Aug. 10, 2009), the court recognized MERS’ status as mortgagee and MERS’ subsequent assignment of the mortgage. Fremont Investment & Loan loaned Ronald Johnson $192,000.00. To secure a loan from Fremont Investment & Loan, homeowner gave a mortgage to MERS. A foreclosure action… Read more »

Plaintiff Denied Summary Judgment in Foreclosure Proceedings Due to Factual Dispute

Posted by & filed under 2009, Connecticut, Downstream litigation.

In Bayview Loan Servicing v Sanchez, CV 09 5004156 S, 2009 WL 1874180 [Conn Super Ct June 10, 2009], an unpublished opinion, Plaintiff Bayview Loan Servicing moved for summary judgment against non-appearing Defendant Pedro Sanchez in a foreclosure action. The town of Windham (Defendant), holder of two mortgages on the property, objected – claiming a… Read more »