government mortgage modification

September 04, 2010|Sam Mamudi, MarketWatch

Making Home Affordable
Remember, many Americans have taken the first step towards modifying or refinancing their mortgages, and so should you if you are having trouble making your .

Finding the Right Program
The official government website for the Making Home Affordable Program. Learn how Making Home Affordable can help homeowners avoid foreclosure.

HUD Indefinitely Debars Four Individuals Following Reverse Mortgage Scam that Targeted Seniors . Learn more about HUD's Open Government Initiative .

House Votes to Terminate Government's Mortgage Modification ...
Mar 29, 2011 . The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday evening to end the administration's flagship foreclosure prevention initiative, .

Government's Mortgage Modification Program a Curse in Disguise ...
May 24, 2010 . The government's mortgage-modification program has left some struggling homeowners worse off than they were before. The Treasury .

Mortgage Plan Gives Billions to Homeowners, But With Some ...
Feb 9, 2012 . Bucks Blog: Are You Eligible for Mortgage Settlement? . He predicted it would spur more loan modifications through existing government .

Trial period is part of modified mortgage
It's the required "trial period" of the federal government's Home Affordable Modification program, and it may be a feature of other mortgage modifications as well.

Government Mortgage Relief Programs: Qualifications and How to ...
The purpose of a mortgage modification is to get your monthly payment to a . The HAFA Program - Government assistance for a short sale or deed-in-lieu of .

Not for everyone

Government Mortgage Modification Program Picks Up Steam
Apr 16, 2010 . The number of HAMP trial modifications being converted to permanent status increased significantly in March 2010, compared with February .

Who Qualifies for a Government Modification Mortgage? | Home ...
Homeowners should contact their lender as soon as they miss a mortgage payment, or, if possible, prior to going past due. Doing so is the first step to avoiding .

Government mortgage modification programs provide no remedy |
Apr 11, 2011 . The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) recorded 20000 new mortgage loan modifications and 26147 permanent modifications in .

Foreclosure Crisis - ProPublica
Mortgage servicers regularly make errors and break the government's loan modification rules, including giving no reasons for a loan's rejection, homeowners .

Will the government's affordable mortgage modification program ...
Apr 1, 2010 . The government just recently announced their affordable mortgage modification program to help reduce the amount some borrowers owe on .

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Lawsuits Reflect Widespread Frustration With Government's Mortgage
Lawsuits Reflect Widespread Frustration With Government's Mortgage Modification Program. First Posted: 10/19/10 05:47 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07: 05 PM .

Government Mortgage Modification Programs a Failure So Far
May 16, 2008 . Months ago, the federal government put into place a series of programs, voluntary for the small number of banks participating in them, that were .

Federal and State Agencies Crack Down on Mortgage Modification ...
Apr 6, 2009 . This brings to 11 the number of loan modification and mortgage . array of government, non-profit and mortgage industry members to launch a .

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Understanding the Government's Home Affordable Modification ...
Be aware, however, that not everyone qualifies for a mortgage modification. As you go . The government has given examples of acceptable hardships: a.

Should The Government Scrap Its Mortgage Modification Program ...
Jul 6, 2010 . A few key Republicans point to the overwhelming evidence of the effort's failings.