Tag Archive: foreclosure scam

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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May 04

When Foreclosure Defense Attorneys Care Too Much

We have written a lot lately about lawyers that are motivated by taking people’s money and do not deliver the results homeowners need. Ironically the announcement of the disbarrment of California attorney Michael Pines is a cautionary warning about lawyers of a different stripe: The kind whose compassion for homeowner injustice compels them to go …

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Apr 13

Celebrating Our 3,000th Loan Modification

If only so many loan modifications weren’t necessary! In a mortgage crisis with deceptive lenders, out-of-control securitization, and apathetic regulators, we’ve experienced what a tough, confusing place this is for most homeowners. This breach of trust is a tremendous problem for borrowers looking to save their homes, which is an issue our attorney, Greg Nordt, …

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Feb 04

New Protections Help Homeowners Find Reliable Foreclosure Defense

As of February 1st, all companies that provide loan modification services are expected to be fully compliant with new Federal Trade Commission guidelines. These guidelines were created to protect consumers from loan mod scams that usually involved companies that would take money up front and never speak to their clients again. With house prices continuing …

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