Tag Archive: foreclosure defense ny

Nov 12

Hurricane Sandy, the Elections, and the Housing Sector

Hurricane Sandy and Foreclosure Defense

Between Hurricane Sandy and the elections, the mainstream media has had its hands full for the past few weeks. The housing sector saw its ups and downs, with political critics questioning the future of HARP and HAMP if President Obama had lost the election. Meanwhile, Hurricane Sandy has resulted in estimated losses of about 20 …

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Nov 09

How to Identify Foreclosure Scams

loan modification scams

After the mortgage crisis,  so many foreclosure scams came up along with scam artists and fraudulent companies that saw an opportunity to take advantage of struggling homeowners. Homeowners facing foreclosure are already under a lot of stress, and are extremely vulnerable to scams. With the recent state of economy, coming up with short term or …

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Nov 03

The Housing Situation and the Presidential Debates

Obama and Romney - Housing Crisis During Debates 2012

It was reported in a recent article in The Nation, that about 15 million homeowners in US are underwater. Millions of homeowners draw closer and closer to foreclosure while the HAMP and HARP initiatives fall dramatically short of their targets. The article also discussed how such an important issue as the housing industry has so …

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Oct 29

Should You Request Mortgage Forbearance?

Requesting ForbearanceSuccessful Foreclosure Defense

Our series continues by exploring the topic of mortgage forbearance and the information homeowners should know when requesting forbearance. Homeowners facing imminent foreclosure can request their lending financial institution to delay the foreclosure, and can catch up with their payments within an agreed upon time frame in order to avoid the foreclosure altogether. The delaying of the …

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Oct 10

Overview of Important Terms Used in the Mortgage Industry

Mortgage Industry Terms

As a Homeowner, You Should Know These Terms Amerihope Alliance Legal Services truly understands the plight of homeowners struggling to keep up with their mortgage payments and facing foreclosure. This article is the first in a series that will help you as a homeowner familiarize yourself with important mortgage industry terms and processes. REFINANCE: Mortgage refinance …

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