In May, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed into law HB 160, which amends HB 110 and the definition of foreclosed properties in the state legislation.

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Link to bill

A Bill to be Entitled an Act

"To amend Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to property, so as to change provisions relating to property; to provide that choses in action for legal malpractice are not assignable; to revise provisions relating to vacant and foreclosed real property registries; to prohibit a fee for a future conveyance except under limited circumstances; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes."

About Safeguard  
Safeguard Properties is the largest mortgage field services company in the U.S. Founded in 1990 by Robert Klein and based in Valley View, Ohio, the company inspects and maintains defaulted and foreclosed properties for mortgage servicers, lenders,  and other financial institutions. Safeguard employs approximately 1,700 people, in addition to a network of thousands of contractors nationally. Website:


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