It’s Friday! Time for, um, Foreclosure Talk?

Ugliest kind of scoreboard.
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

I realize this is waaaay off topic for our little sports blog extravaganza, but I think this is worth a bending the rules.

In case you haven’t heard, our economy sucks. There’s a housing crisis. We put our house on the market last October and got exactly 0 offers in 60 days. My wife once worked for this company, so we know first-hand about the subprime mortgage collapse. And shoot – like I bet you do – we have a handful of friends facing foreclosure.

A noted Dallas consumer advocate/investigative journalist/hardcore sports fan just may have the solution.

Benjamin Dover says his new Void My Mortgage reveals legal loopholes to help homeowners combat “predatory lending” and find a way out of what might appear to be an eternal bind. He’s getting some good pub here and here.

I admit, I don’t know a good ARM from a decent ERA. But the guy gave me great advice on how to handle a shady pool company years ago.

Just sayin’. -- Richie Whitt

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.