March 29, 2017

Essay | MERS is Dead: Long Live MERS

MERS is Dead: Long Live MERS Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) has generated … [Read more...]

Freddie Mac Extends Mortgage Relief To Borrowers Affected By Hurricane Isaac

Freddie Mac Extends Mortgage Relief To Borrowers Affected By Hurricane Isaac PR Newswire MCLEAN, … [Read more...]

National Mortgage Servicing Settlement Progress Report: Little to Show (And Little Expected)

The official monitor for the mortgage servicing fraud settlement has put out a progress report on … [Read more...]

Bank of America Hasn’t Modified Any Mortgages So Far Under Fraudclosure Settlement

Bank of America hasn’t modified any mortgages so far under settlement Bank of America Corp … [Read more...]

Whoa, An Actual Addmission of Guilt | Justice Department Reaches Lending Discrimination Settlement with GFI Mortgage Bankers Inc.

“As part of the settlement, GFI admits that an analysis of the note interest rates and fees … [Read more...]

U.S. Banks Provide Over $10 Billion in Loan “Aid” Under Settlement

U.S. Banks Provide Over $10 Billion in Loan Aid Under Settlement The five largest U.S. mortgage … [Read more...]

Cramdown and the Cost of Mortgage Credit

Joshua Goodman at the Harvard Kennedy School and I have a new paper out examining the impact of … [Read more...]

FHFA Announces New Streamlined Short Sale Guidelines to Prevent Foreclosures and Help Communities Stabilize, for a Price…

FHFA Announces New Standard Short Sale Guidelines for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; Programs Aligned … [Read more...]

Attorney General Martha Coakley | More Than $19 Million in HomeCorps Grants Awarded to Address Foreclosure Crisis Across the Commonwealth

More Than $19 Million in HomeCorps Grants Awarded to Address Foreclosure Crisis Across the … [Read more...]

Lawyers Across US Urged to Give More Free Services

“There’s a crisis in this country,” said John Levi, board chairman of Washington, … [Read more...]

John Cusack, Arianna Huffington Talk Eminent Domain Proposal To Help Underwater Borrowers (VIDEO)

~ 4closureFraud.org TweetRelated posts: Chicago Explores Eminent Domain Mortgage Seizure for … [Read more...]

Washington State Attorney General – ReconTrust (BofA) Settles Foreclosure Lawsuit

ReconTrust settles foreclosure lawsuit SEATTLE – The Washington State Attorney General’s … [Read more...]

CFPB | Putting the ‘service’ back in ‘mortgage servicing’

Putting the ‘Service’ back in ‘Mortgage Servicing’ By David Silberman Today, we’re proposing new … [Read more...]

Forced Placed Insurance | Ties to Insurers Could Land Mortgage Servicers in More Trouble

Ties to Insurers Could Land Mortgage Servicers in More Trouble When banks buy insurance on the homes … [Read more...]

Neil Barofsky | DeMarco v. Geithner – Tim Geithner’s Principal Hypocrisy

Tim Geithner’s principal hypocrisy Last week the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance … [Read more...]

Neil Barofsky | DeMarco v. Geithner – Tim Geithner’s Principal Hypocrisy

Tim Geithner’s principal hypocrisy Last week the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance … [Read more...]

Deadly Clear | SECURITIZED DISTRUST – PART TWO

“The abuses and dishonesty and multiple breaches of contract within the shadow banking world of … [Read more...]

Deadly Clear | SECURITIZED DISTRUST – PART TWO

“The abuses and dishonesty and multiple breaches of contract within the shadow banking world of … [Read more...]

GOVERNOR PATRICK SIGNS FORECLOSURE PREVENTION LAW TO EXPAND PROTECTIONS FOR HOMEOWNERS

GOVERNOR PATRICK SIGNS FORECLOSURE PREVENTION LAW TO EXPAND PROTECTIONS FOR HOMEOWNERS BOSTON – … [Read more...]

Deadline to Request “Independent” Foreclosure Review Extended (AGAIN) to December 31

Deadline to Request Independent Foreclosure Review Extended to December 31 Borrowers seeking a … [Read more...]

FHFA | Review of Options Available for Underwater Borrowers and Principal Forgiveness

Review of Options Available for Underwater Borrowers and Principal Forgiveness In considering the … [Read more...]

Data Show Fannie, Freddie Savings From Debt Forgiveness

Forgiveness of Debt Could Yield Savings As the regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac nears its … [Read more...]

GAO Study Finds OCC Foreclosure Review too Hard for Us to Understand

Apparently, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has been studying the possible reasons why … [Read more...]

Mortgage Servicing… The Winds Have Shifted, the Pendulum is About to Swing

  Early in 2010, while speaking in Park City, Utah at the American Bar Association’s Conference … [Read more...]

Financial Services Industry Threatens Retaliation at Municipalities Who Use Eminent Domain to Fix the Housing Crisis

Financial Services Industry Threatens Retaliation at Municipalities Who Use Eminent Domain to Fix … [Read more...]

Banks’ Lending Frenzy Left Borrowers Buried in Student Debt, Report Details

Banks’ Lending Frenzy Left Borrowers Buried in Student Debt, Report Details by Marian Wang … [Read more...]

HUD ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ENTITIES TO PURCHASE TROUBLED MORTGAGES IN BULK

HUD ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ENTITIES TO PURCHASE TROUBLED MORTGAGES, OFFER CHANCE TO AVOID COSTLY … [Read more...]

Speak Up if You Were a Victim of Wells Fargo Mortgage Discrimination

Speak up if you were a victim of Wells Fargo mortgage discrimination Local homeowners may be able to … [Read more...]

Kamala D. Harris | California Homeowner Bill of Rights Signed into Law (VIDEO)

California Homeowner Bill of Rights Signed into Law LOS ANGELES — Attorney General Kamala D. … [Read more...]

Wells Fargo to Pay $175 Million in Race Discrimination Probe

Wells Fargo to Pay $175 Million in Race Discrimination Probe (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co … [Read more...]

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