Texas Appeals Panel: Mortgagor Had Only 3 Days To Vacate Property

Mealey's (April 1, 2016, 2:53 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — A mortgagor had only three days, not 90 as he tried to argue, to vacate his foreclosed property, a Texas appellate panel ruled March 29, finding that a mortgagor cannot qualify as a bona fide tenant under the federal’s Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 (PTFA) (Mark F. Hanks v. The Huntington National Bank, No. 01-15-00188-CV, Texas App., 1st Dist.; 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 3179).

(Opinion available. Document #85-160412-043Z.)

Mark Hanks purchased a home in 2004. At some later point, The Huntington National...
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