Home Foreclosure Rescue Scams Rise

US Administration announced they have raised their efforts to stop predatory mortgage relief companies preying on struggling homeowners looking for companies to help negotiate better mortgage terms that yield a more affordable home loan payment. As the mortgage crisis continues to unfold, the FBI says incidents of suspicious financial activity banks reported to the bureau [...]

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Feds Look to Stop Foreclosure Prevention Scams

The Obama administration has already unveiled its plan to reduce the rising home foreclosure rate, but with loan modification scams on the rise, the administration today announced a multi-agency effort to crack down on predatory home foreclosure scams that prey on distressed homeowners. “Just as this administration has intensified our efforts to help American homeowners, [...]

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Ocwen Reports Good Load Modification Performance

Florida based Ocwen Financial Corporation said Thursday that it is seeing “solid success” with its own loan modification program. Touting a technology-based, loan-by-loan approach to modification, Ocwen said at the six-month mark, the 60-day delinquency rate on its modified loans stands at 24.6 %.
That’s well below industry data from the Office of the Comptroller of [...]

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Loan Modification or Bankruptcy to Avoid Foreclosure?

The recent foreclosure epidemic has caused millions of homeowners in the U.S. to scramble for more affordable mortgage terms. Whether it’s a rising variable rates, loss of income, loss of equity or simply a poor decision to borrow money, people need loan revisions and very few people are able to accomplish that with the traditional method [...]

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