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There were 30,000 permanent loan modifications completed in February
There were 30,000 permanent loan modifications completed in February, up from 29,000 in January, according to new data from HOPE NOW. Within the total number of modifications, an estimated 20,000 were through proprietary programs and 9,445 were completed via HAMP.   During February, there were... Keep Reading....
Ocwen Financial Corporation has announced that the company helped approximately 75,000 homeowners avoid foreclosure through responsible loan modification programs in 2016. These modification programs include both the U.S. Department of the Treasury Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), as... more
The national foreclosure inventory plummeted by 30 percent on a year-over-year basis in November 2016, while the level of completed foreclosures fell by 25.9 percent, according to new data from CoreLogic. On a month-over-month basis, the November 2016 foreclosure inventory fell 2.4 percent compared... more
A 2013 confidential memo written by lawyers in the office of then-California Attorney General Kamala Harris regarding the foreclosure activities of OneWest Bank has mysteriously appeared ahead of the upcoming Senate confirmation hearings of Steven Mnuchin, the bank’s former owner and President-... more
In August of 2014, Fannie Mae successfully implemented an automated system workaround that enabled lenders to correct conventional loan Refer/Ineligible findings when past short sale credit shows up as a foreclosure in the Desktop Underwriter or Originator. Freddie Mac’s Loan Prospector automated... more