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Movers, deputies refuse to evict 103-year-old woman
WSB TV Atlanta, GA ^ | November 29th, 2011 | Ryan Young

Posted on 11/30/2011 1:08:13 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad

A 103-year-old woman and her 83-year-old daughter were just moments from being evicted from their home Tuesday, when sheriff's deputies and the moving company hired by the bank decided not to go through with the action.

Channel 2's Ryan Young was there when the family started thanking God for the miracle. At justthree weeks shy of her 104th birthday, Vita Lee has shared her home on Penelope Road in Northwest Atlanta with her daughter for 53 years.

"I love it. It's a mansion," Lee said about her house.

Fulton County sheriff's deputies and movers showed up at Lee's home Tuesday after Deutsche Bank planned to kick the two women out. The moving company and the deputies took one look at Lee and decided that would not happen.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: atlanta; eviction; foreclosure; police
As per the story, the family has been wrangling with Deutsche Bank, but the loan is service locally by Chase. Family members say they've got the $$$ to pay the loan, but Chase won't take it. I've heard not so nice things about Chase, and not just from the usual suspects at DU. Anyone here have any experience with Chase regarding mortgages?
1 posted on 11/30/2011 1:08:27 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Don’t they have to have a court order to evict? If so, it’s about time somebody stood up to a judge.


2 posted on 11/30/2011 1:11:44 PM PST by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man. Never trust anyone who hasn't been punched in the face)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Great sheriff and movers!

Is the house on some prime property? Is THAT why Chase won’t take the payment? Shoot, we’re living in Potterville.


3 posted on 11/30/2011 1:18:42 PM PST by madison10
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To: chesley

The story doesn’t say, unfortunately.

I would assume they have to possess a court order to evict. That’s SOP.

Of course, nowadays, who knows? In my 42 years, the America I grew up in is unrecognizable. I’d even say in the 10 years I’ve been in Europe, it’s even MORE unrecognizable.


4 posted on 11/30/2011 1:21:09 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
A 103-year-old woman and her 83-year-old daughter were just moments from being evicted from their home Tuesday, when sheriff's deputies and the moving company hired by the bank decided not to go through with the action.

Maybe the first hint of the Tsar's troops going over to the people.

5 posted on 11/30/2011 1:21:34 PM PST by Oatka (This is the USA, assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

It’s going to start happening more and more often. Front line troops deciding the mission is just too corrupt and refusing to execute their orders. Elitists have no power if no cop or soldier is willing to enforce their orders.


6 posted on 11/30/2011 1:22:01 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

They hold mine. I have no complaints, but I pay on time...


7 posted on 11/30/2011 1:25:04 PM PST by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: madison10

I agree.

I’m not an LEO, nor have I ever been, but just as a human being, I don’t think I’d be sleeping too well knowing I’d just pushed a centenarian (and an octogenarian too) out into the street.

Maybe that house is indeed sitting on some prime property; it could explain why Chase won’t take payment.

With all the BS regarding banks, bankers, Eurobanks, bailouts for banks (and incompetent governments), I’m not too big a fan of banks.


8 posted on 11/30/2011 1:25:50 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

My son had a very bad experience with Chase Bank. I would not buy a pi$$pot from them.


9 posted on 11/30/2011 1:26:50 PM PST by Citizen Tom Paine (An old sailor sends)
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To: MichaelP

OK. I was just wondering.

I’ve read grumbling about Chase on various boards, regardless of ideology (left or right).


10 posted on 11/30/2011 1:28:10 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

I had some nightmarish problems with my mortgage after WaMu was taken over by JP Morgan which joined with Chase. There was a lot of confusion, thousands of people lost their jobs, paperwork got lost, my payments were misrouted. It was a mess. The people at Chase were saintly and super-reasonable through the whole disaster. They could not have tried harder and they helped clean up a situation caused by the people who were no longer there.


11 posted on 11/30/2011 1:29:45 PM PST by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Common Sense reigned supreme on that day.


12 posted on 11/30/2011 1:31:53 PM PST by Venturer
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

My mortgage is with Chase now, after they took over Washington Mutual. Nothing really to report. It’s a straight, fixed 30 year. We make the payments from an automatic withdrawal. The accounting always seems accurate. That said, we’re currently refinancing to a 15 year with our credit union, paying off a HELOC at the same time.


13 posted on 11/30/2011 1:31:53 PM PST by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Oatka

Maybe it is.

I have no problems with following the law. But sometimes, you have to answer to a higher power, whether you want to call it God, your conscience, or just simple human decency.

I hope the deputies don’t catch any flak over this. In my personal opinion, they made the right call. Some things beyond the pale, even if it is technically “legal”.


14 posted on 11/30/2011 1:32:00 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

The Sheriff’s department needs to give the deputies a commendation. Likewise the moving company.
They showed excellent judgment and saved their employers a PR nightmare.


15 posted on 11/30/2011 1:32:00 PM PST by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Oatka

Maybe it is.

I have no problems with following the law. But sometimes, you have to answer to a higher power, whether you want to call it God, your conscience, or just simple human decency.

I hope the deputies don’t catch any flak over this. In my personal opinion, they made the right call. Some things are beyond the pale, even if it is technically “legal”.


16 posted on 11/30/2011 1:32:10 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Little Ray

I agree, and PR nightmare is an understatement.

How would you like to be the Chief explaining to inquiring reporters why you just threw a 103 year old woman out into the street?

Better yet, WHY DOESN’T SOMEONE ASK THE BANK THIS QUESTION?!?!?

Sorry for yelling. It’s a legitimate question, though. The family says they have the money to pay the loan (either the monthly payment or perhaps the balance, the story doesn’t say which). So, why doesn’t Chase accept it? You’d think a bank would be more than happy to resolve something like this. And that would be good PR for the bank too.


17 posted on 11/30/2011 1:37:52 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

I’m seeing Bette Davis hollering “Damn yew!!!” at George Kennedy.

You can see it too at about 7:20 in this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs3jk49o8Ww


18 posted on 11/30/2011 1:40:03 PM PST by Lady Lucky
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To: ottbmare

Good to hear, and glad that Chase worked with you on that.

I had some friends that ended up unemployed as a result of the WaMu debacle. Sadly, one of them ended up dead....she killed herself. The old running car in the garage bit.

I hope some of the punks at WaMu responsible for that fiasco find themselves in Hell one fine day.


19 posted on 11/30/2011 1:42:29 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: chesley

Reminds me of a patient I once had in the hospital...she was a pistol...tough old gal, vigerous, had all her brain functions working and over 100, her daughter was sending her to a nursing home...sounds bad except her daughter was in her 80’s and in poor health and her grandaughter was in her late 60’s with poor health. Neigher one could keep up with the patient anymore. She went to a fine nursing home and daughter and granddaughter felt bad about the whole situation.....sometimes you just have to smile and shake your head and understand....


20 posted on 11/30/2011 1:45:52 PM PST by goat granny
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To: Lady Lucky

“Damn yewww!”

Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte.....nice little bit of Southern Gothic.


21 posted on 11/30/2011 1:52:15 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

****Vita Lee has shared her home on Penelope Road in Northwest Atlanta with her daughter for 53 years. *****

Paying on a loan for 53 years and still owe? What is wrong with this picture!

But then there is my worthless brother-in-law (If you know him he probably owes you money)who bought a house 12 years ago, refinanced several times, and spent the “gain”, then last year went bankrupt owing twice as much on his house as he originally owed.

But then, work was not his strong suit.


22 posted on 11/30/2011 1:55:03 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

The CEOS of these banks should have been bankrupted and posting bail instead of bailed out. They and their agents have deliberately complicated the mortgage process 1. to make more money, and 2. so that borrowers don’t know who owns their deed /paper. 3. So they securitize mortgages and then play musical chairs with their peers with the paper.

Why didn’t the banksters keep it simple so the mortgagor does a face to face interview with the mortgagee at the institution that loans the money, and subsequently receives their payments and holds the deed. It was all about these financiers pyramiding the process and making an industry that makes gobs of money at every step which is all fine, until their malfeasance sucked in taxpayers to bail them out.

A big problem was created when they sold the securitized loans without having any stake in them. Their goal was making fees and loans instead of doing it right.

In my life I’ve made a very aggressive attempt to not borrow money from these thieves for anything whatsoever, if I can avoid it, and my home has been paid off for years. It means deferring instead of instant gratification and consuming. But in the end responsible savings allows one to consume if they wish without borrowing even with modest incomes.


23 posted on 11/30/2011 2:03:06 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

I’m not aware of 50 odd year mortgages, so most likely (and I’m speculating) that maybe five or ten years ago, they took out a line of credit using the property as collateral. Given that at that time, both of the women in question would’ve been in advanced years, I speculate it could have been for paying medical issues, which elderly people have more of.

The story isn’t too in-depth, which is a shame. Hopefully, the intrepid reporter will talk with Deutsche Bank or Chase and find out the whole story.

I just thought it was interesting that the cops and movers refused to evict a centenarian.


24 posted on 11/30/2011 2:23:08 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: apoliticalone

I agree.

Here in the Czech Republic, if I want a mortgage, I can go to the Post Office! Seriously.

The Czech Post Office also runs a bank. They provide mortgages, too. I asked them about that in 2009.....they offer 10, 15, or 20 year mortgages, fixed rate, and you have to put down 20% of appraised value of the property. They don’t sell your mortgage, either. It stays with the Postal Bank.

I hear the USPS is going down the toilet, however. So, I doubt it would work there. The Post Office here is profitable, though, as people still receive lots and lots of good old fashioned snail mail. With your bills for instance, you have the option of auto-deduction, but for most companies here, it’s easier for them to just mail you the bill. Most companies I’ve dealt with really don’t trust the auto deduct or auto payment system, and they prefer to be paid in cash.


25 posted on 11/30/2011 2:31:19 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Can you say EQUITY? Happened to one of my people the other day. Two days late with a payment and they foreclosed. He was refinancing and told not to make the payment.

The banks won’t foreclose if they can’t make money in a sale because they don’t want to have to admit the write down of assets if there is no equity.

Not just dirty pool... filthy and worthy of a banker being drug out int he street and tarred and feathered.


26 posted on 11/30/2011 2:45:31 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: Sequoyah101

Two days late and they foreclosed? Unreal. The First National Bank of Snidely Whiplash.

You’re most likely right about the equity thing.

Last year, I was in Berlin, and there were some anarchists protesting against the bankers and the whole capitalist system, and that’s pretty much a normal occurrence in Berlin. Any way, they were burning an effigy of a guy in suit with an attache case. I asked a young man who the effigy was supposed to represent, and he answered “The bankers and the banks.”

Things like this are why I’d never make it as a banker, to be honest. If this situation was taking place in my bank, I’d just have written it off. I mean, c’mon....it’s a 103 year old woman. The bad press an institution would suffer from throwing her into the street could potentially cause my depositors to close their accounts and take their business elsewhere. It’s not worth it....I’d rather blow off a house than kiss 200 or 300 depositors and their lines of business goodbye.


27 posted on 11/30/2011 2:59:31 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Just days before the young man was reflecting on why people in finance who couldn’t become engineers anyway made so much money for working so little. Whereupon I explained that their work often required that they check their scruples at the door.

You are right about the image but that too gets little thought now... MONEY at any cost is the current answer.


28 posted on 11/30/2011 3:24:18 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: Sequoyah101

Bookmark


29 posted on 11/30/2011 4:13:40 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
Here in the Czech Republic, if I want a mortgage, I can go to the Post Office!

Hmmmm, there was once a nice little estate near Domazlice......... ;)

30 posted on 11/30/2011 5:12:41 PM PST by Sarajevo (Is it true that cannibals don't eat clowns because they taste funny?)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

I have to back Chase! They have been very good to us as whole. Customer service is exceptional! We also had a mortgage through WaMu which Chase bought. No problems whatsoever! Also carry a chase credit card with Disney bucks. Love the card, love the service! I’ve even had to call them on a disputed claim and they took care of it and asked if I needed anything else. My son had someone hack his Xbox and place tons of fraudulent charges on my card - they placed a hold on these charges and remedied the situation without hesitation. No sweat on my part.

So...... I stand so far with Chase! Sorry, but only my experience. There must be way more to this story than Chase not accepting a payment if this has been in the courts for years.


31 posted on 11/30/2011 5:41:55 PM PST by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

I wonder what Andrew Jackson would had to say about this. This is what he said in 1832:

President Jackson’s honesty and anger at the bankers should resonate today, as bankers have again brought our country to its knees.

“Gentlemen, I have had men watching you for a long time and I am convinced that you have used the funds of the bank to speculate in the breadstuffs of the country. When you won, you divided the profits amongst you, and when you lost, you charged it to the bank. You tell me that if I take the deposits from the bank and annul its charter, I shall ruin ten thousand families. That may be true, gentlemen, but that is your sin! Should I let you go on, you will ruin fifty thousand families, and that would be my sin! You are a den of vipers and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the grace of the Eternal God, will rout you out.”

http://seekingalpha.com/article/125092-grand-illusion-the-federal-reserve-part-1


32 posted on 11/30/2011 9:28:56 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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