Financial Services Litigation Bulletin-December 2009
Nevada Law Eliminates Deficiency Judgments Against Certain Borrowers With Purchase-Money Mortgages on Residential Real Property


The Nevada Legislature has enacted Assembly Bill 471 to eliminate deficiency judgments against certain borrowers who obtain purchase-money financing for residential real property located in the State of Nevada. Prior to the enactment, a lender could file a civil suit against a defaulting borrower and obtain a money judgment equal to the difference of the amount of the debt and the greater amount between the value of the property and the purchase price at the foreclosure sale.

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