Are you a Bad Person if you Walk Away from Your Mortgage?

If you "walk away" from your mortgage are you a bad person? The answer is "no," as long as you  have examined all possible options and know the consequences of doing so beforehand. The idea behind walking away is to file paperwork with the lender … [Read more...]

Can the Government Really Help Struggling Homeowners?

The Obama administration announced yesterday that it is going to try yet again to push lenders to assist struggling homeowners with loan modifications. Are they planning on doing something different? Is there some magic noose that they have around … [Read more...]

Another Change in Laws to Help Struggling Homeowners

This past week the Obama administration signed into law changes to the current Help for Homeowners Program (H4H) in order to actually help more homeowners. The H4H program meant well but was not in fact assisting anyone (there was only ONE documented … [Read more...]

Buy Back Your Home AFTER Foreclosure

Has your home foreclosed (or is about to) and left you feeling desperate and uncertain? Would you like the opportunity to get your home back, even post-foreclosure? You may be in luck. There is a new option available which allows foreclosure victims … [Read more...]

More Relief for Struggling Homeowners

Yesterday the Obama administration announced new details to the homeowner assistance programs that may widen the gap to help more people with modifications under the existing plans. The new additions to the Making Home Affordable program center … [Read more...]

Is It Time to Prepare for More Foreclosures?

There has been a lot of information over the last few months about the new homeowner help plans to assist homeowners in lowering mortgage payments by modifications or refinancing. They sound great and pledge to offer help to millions of struggling … [Read more...]

Beware of Foreclosure and Mortgage Rescue Scams

You may have seen the stories in the paper and on television of the rise in foreclosure scams. There are new and different scams born constantly, and with the changing laws and offers of help to homeowners, you are all the more vulnerable if you are … [Read more...]

Important NEW Information About the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan (Part 2)

For those of you who read my post of a few days ago (How the new Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan Can Help You, February 24)), you should know that over the last several days there has been a great deal of information released on the … [Read more...]

How the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan Can Help You

As  you likely know, the Obama administration has instituted a new plan to help homeowners facing foreclosure-the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan. The good news is that the plan actually reaches beyond merely helping those who are behind … [Read more...]

Promising New Mortgage Workout Plan in the Works

Hot off the wires: there is a bill pending that would help people facing foreclosures in their ability to work out  new mortgages. It would allow judges to authorize loan terms for primary residences after the owners have declared bankruptcy. This … [Read more...]

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