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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed on Thursday an additional set of measures designed to expand foreclosure protections for mortgage borrowers. In an announcement Thursday afternoon, CFPB detailed the latest additions to its mortgage servicing rules, which first went into effect earlier this year. Since that time, the bureau says it has continued to […]
In a recent California case, the judge ruled in favor of homeowners saying it is illegal to foreclose while a short sale is being negotiated. The Court opined: Most dual tracking claims involve a borrower’s application for a loan modification and CC 2923.6. Dual tracking is also prohibited, however, if a borrower and servicer agree […]
New York’s top banking regulator claims mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial sent more than 6,100 borrowers notices of possible foreclosure only after their payment deadlines had passed. The systems failures that Ocwen outlined previously as “isolated” are much greater in scope than what the company had previously disclosed, according to Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of the state’s […]
This is a very important question, and the one that leads many people down the wrong path when dealing with a lawsuit filed against them by a creditor. Many individuals, upon learning they’ve been sued, are tempted to give up and do nothing about it. This is entirely the wrong attitude to have in this situation for a […]
Foreclosure Defense | You Have Rights
To address growing concerns about big banks taking advantage of homeowners in the foreclosure process, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris successfully proposed legislation referred to as the Homeowners’ Bill of Rights.
The objective was to level the playing field between homeowners and the relentless banks and their agents. The intent was to ensure that banks at least try to work out a plan with borrowers before foreclosing on their homes.
If you are facing foreclosure, you have rights - read more