Like my last update this isn't anything concrete, but the image above is from today's Wall Street Journal showing that the bond market at least is pretty sure the Fed will lower interest rates one notch this summer (green graph). Trends like this are positive to real estate sellers as it lubricates the financing needed … Continue reading Good for Real Estate
Update from Fred Chen on when the first distributions are likely to roll out from the Rehab Trust
On October 26, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Woodbridge Chapter 11 plan of liquidation. Counsel for debtors (or the lawyers representing Woodbridge in the Chapter 11 in other words) have represented that they anticipate emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and commencing initial cash distributions, in the first quarter of 2019. ⁃ … Continue reading January Appears to be the Goal
If you need to update the folks handling the Woodbridge rehabilitation plan of say changes with your mailing address, name change etc. the website link to use is: http://cases.gardencitygroup.com/wgc/Also there is a phone # Toll Free: 1-888-735-7613 - but I personally haven't had that really ever solve a problem when I have tried it ... things could … Continue reading Updates and Changes with Bankruptcy Court / Rehabilitation Trust
It looks like last week was a good one for the Woodbridge Chapter 11 rehabilitation plan. The SEC reached an agreement with Robert Shapiro for him to pay $125 million in penalties. Not all of this will flow into the rehab pot to be distributed ... but most will. I'm trying to find the details … Continue reading More Money Into the Rehab Pot for Lenders & Unit Holders
Woodbridge pitched the idea that we have a Note (evidence of debt) and an assignment of the first mortgage against a specific piece of real estate to secure the Note, thus a secured Note. Ordinarily, this would entitle the note holder to foreclose on the note and take some ownership of the real estate if … Continue reading FAQ #7: Will I be entitled to recover my collateral?
Great news (I feel), on Monday I learned the Delaware bankruptcy court approved or adopted the rehabilitation plan presented to all of us based on positive ballots received. I feel this is great news as this plan was agreed to by all the internal groups or parties - thus no internal litigation between Unit, Noteholders, … Continue reading Good News on the Chapter 11 rehabilitation plan
We (all) now know that Woodbridge Wealth (one of its many name used to hide the true corporate structure set up by Robert Shapiro) was a fraud and even a Ponzi scheme. It was originally pitched as a master fix/flip real estate hard money lender, which is a legitimate and even conservative business model. So … Continue reading Woodbridge Ponzi and Fraud – why are they in Chapter 11