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Foreclosure Defense and Loan Modification Blog

Successful Loan Modification Roundup Week of 8/18/17

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Friday, August 18, 2017

Disclaimer: These results should not be taken as a guarantee, as each case is unique. We have helped over 7,000 homeowners. Here are a few of their stories.

Every week we obtain loan modifications for our clients with a variety of loan servicers. You can see these results as they are announced on Twitter (#loanmodwow) or Facebook. Here are some of our results from this week with Bank of America, Homebridge Financial Services, and Ocwen, Rushmore, PHH, and Shellpoint:

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Topics: bank of america loan modification, loan modification, ocwen loan modification, loan modification success, shellpoint loan modification, phh loan modification, Rushmore loan modification, Homebridge Financial Services loan modification

4 Ways to Avoid a Repeat Foreclosure After a Loan Modification

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Getting out of foreclosure is only half the battle. The other half is staying out.

After months or years of not making house payments and trying to avoid foreclosure, some homeowners have been able to reinstate their mortgage with a permanent loan modification that gives them the opportunity to keep their home and avoid foreclosure for good.

Unfortunately, some of these homeowners have stopped making mortgage payments again and ended up back in foreclosure.

That's called a repeat foreclosure, and it's been a big problem since the housing crisis began. ATTOM Data Solutions recently reported data on repeat foreclosures. The results show very high rates in some parts of the country.

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Topics: foreclosure defense, loan modification help, personal finance

Ditech Gave This Final Loan Modification Only After a CFPB Complaint Was Filed

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Getting your bank's approval for a trial loan modification is often difficult, but once you get it and make the payments, your permanent loan mod is basically a slam dunk, right?

Wrong.

In some cases it doesn't happen so easily.

A recent client of our firm, who I'll call Mr. Smith to protect his privacy, is a good example of that. Mr. Smith made his trial modification payments on time and in full, and wasn't offered a final loan modification like he was promised. Let's look at his story and what lessons can be learned from it.

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Topics: loan modification, trial modification, ditech loan modification, cfpb complaint

Successful Loan Modification Roundup Week of 8/11/17

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Friday, August 11, 2017

Disclaimer: These results should not be taken as a guarantee, as each case is unique. We have helped over 7,000 homeowners. Here are a few of their stories.

Every week we obtain loan modifications for our clients with a variety of loan servicers. You can see these results as they are announced on Twitter (#loanmodwow) or Facebook. Here are some of our results from this week with Nationstar Carrington, Chase, and Penny Mac:

Nationstar

Our Nationstar client was past due by 14 payments and $11,186.79, nut now has a three-month trial loan modification with a stunning 45% lower monthly mortgage payment!

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Topics: loan modification, loan modification success, carrington loan modification, chase loan modifications

Successful Loan Modification Roundup Week of 8/4/17

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Friday, August 4, 2017

Disclaimer: These results should not be taken as a guarantee, as each case is unique. We have helped over 7,000 homeowners. Here are a few of their stories.

Every week we obtain loan modifications for our clients with a variety of loan servicers. You can see these results as they are announced on Twitter (#loanmodwow) or Facebook. Here are some of our results from this week with Chase, Ocwen, SPS, Citi:

SPS

Our SPS client was $9,015 past due on mortgage, but now has a final loan modification with $625.61 lower monthly payment and 3.2% lower interest rate!

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Topics: loan modification, ocwen loan modification, loan modification success, sps loan modification, citi loan modification, sls loan modification, chase loan modifications

Successful Loan Modification Roundup Week of 7/28/17

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Friday, July 28, 2017

Disclaimer: These results should not be taken as a guarantee, as each case is unique. We have helped over 7,000 homeowners. Here are a few of their stories.

Every week we obtain loan modifications for our clients with a variety of loan servicers. You can see these results as they are announced on Twitter (#loanmodwow) or Facebook. Here are some of our results from this week with Seterus, SLS, Nationstar, Caliber, and Carrington:

Caliber

Monthly mortgage payment reduced by 55% and 1.125% lower interest rate with a final loan modification for our Caliber client who was $45,779.44 past due on mortgage.

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Topics: loan modification, loan modification success, carrington loan modification, caliber loan modification, seterus loan modification, nationstar loan modification, sls loan modification

SPS Is Now the Biggest Mortgage Servicer, Getting Loan Modification a Challenge Without Help

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Select Portfolio Servicing (SPS) is now the biggest servicer of non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) in the country, with 410,286 loans worth $80.03 billion in their portfolio. Previous number one Ocwen falls to second place, and Nationstar follows in the third spot.

Non-agency, or “private label,” backed mortgage securities are created by private entities. They're not guaranteed by the government and often contain higher risk subprime loans from borrowers who couldn't meet agency standards.

So SPS services a huge portfolio of mortgages that have a relatively higher risk of default. Even if only a small percentage of those loans default, there are many thousands of homeowners seeking to work with SPS for an alternative to foreclosure.

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Topics: foreclosure, sps loan modification

5 Things to Not Do When You're in Foreclosure

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Falling behind on your mortgage doesn't mean losing your home to foreclosure is a foregone conclusion. What happens and when depends in large part on how you respond to your situation. You may be able to keep your home or at least exit it under the best circumstances. But to do that you have to act on good information and avoid the mistakes that are often made by homeowners in foreclosure, which include:

1. Assuming your lender is going to help you.

Though your lender has the power to help you, you should not assume that they will. You and your lender's goals don't always align. Following a default, you probably want to keep your home but with a lower payment. The bank simply wants to make as much money as possible from the loans in their portfolio. Sometimes helping you keep your home is also the best way for the bank to make the most money, sometimes not.

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Topics: loan modification lawyer, foreclosure defense, loan modification help

Successful Loan Modification Roundup Week of 7/21/17

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Friday, July 21, 2017

Disclaimer: These results should not be taken as a guarantee, as each case is unique. We have helped over 7,000 homeowners. Here are a few of their stories.

Every week we obtain loan modifications for our clients with a variety of loan servicers. You can see these results as they are announced on Twitter (#loanmodwow) or Facebook. Here are some of our results from this week with Ditech and TD Bank:

Ditech

Our Ditech client was $68,594+ and 22 months past due on mortgage, now has a three month trial modification plan with a fresh start!

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Topics: loan modification, loan modification success, ditech loan modification success, td bank loan modification

Successful Loan Modification Roundup Week of 7/14/17

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Friday, July 14, 2017

Disclaimer: These results should not be taken as a guarantee, as each case is unique. We have helped over 7,000 homeowners. Here are a few of their stories.

Every week we obtain loan modifications for our clients with a variety of loan servicers. You can see these results as they are announced on Twitter (#loanmodwow) or Facebook. Here are some of our results from this week with Nationstar, Seterus, Ocwen, PNC, Ditech, PHH, Caliber, and SPS: 

Nationstar 

Our Nationstar client was 14 months and over $36,978 past due on mortgage, but now has a 3 month Flex Modification trial plan with $359.66 lower monthly payment!

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Topics: loan modification, successful loan modifications, ocwen loan modification, sps loan modification, trial modification, caliber loan modification, PNC loan modification success, seterus loan modification, nationstar loan modification, ditech loan modification, phh loan modification

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