Monthly Archives April 2018

Strategic Default – What You Need to Know Before You Decide to Walk Away

RISMEDIA, October 1, 2010—(MCT)—The moving truck pulled away from the curb, loaded with Wallace Farmer’s possessions. He locked the front door for the last time and left town—clutched by a long-simmering anger that finally gave way to relief. Farmer didn’t sell his Baltimore house, worth far less than the $180,000 he paid in 2006. And he didn’t lose it to foreclosure. He walked away from the rowhouse and the mortgage. It’s the bank’s problem now.

“These lenders, they don’t care about the community. They care about their shareholders,” said Farmer. “I’m my only shareholder, and I have to look out for myself.”

Hundreds of thousands of Americans—perhaps as many as one in eight borrowers behind on payments in recent months—have done the same, researchers estimate...

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Hestell Rector Page

Hestell Rector Page of Forestville, MD, and formerly of Purcellville, died April 11. She is survived by her daughter Judy Talley; son, Reginald Franklin Page; for grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.Funeral Services will be held Friday April 20 at 11 a.m., with a viewing at 10 a.m., at: Victory Christian Ministries International, 3911 St. Barnabas Road, Suitland, MD. Interment at Westview Cemetery in Upperville. [Lyles Funeral Service.

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Jury Convicts PG County Man Of Killing Teacher, Toddler: Report

UPPER MARLBORO, MD — A jury has convicted a man of shooting and killing a Prince George’s County school teacher and their 2-year-old daughter after being ordered to pay $600 in monthly child support, according to a WTOP report.

The jury found Daron Boswell Johnson, 25, of Forestville guilty of first-degree murder in the Feb. 2, 2016 slayings of his daughter, Chloe Davis-Green, and her mother, 26-year-old NeShante Davis.

Davis was a teacher at Bradbury Heights Elementary School in Capitol Heights. According to the school’s website, she taught second grade.

Investigators believe Boswell-Johnson went to Davis’ townhome to confront her about child support issues.

According to Maryland online court records, Davis took the suspect to court in 2015; a paternity test found that Boswell-Johnson was...

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