Category: Foreclosure Issues

Foreclosure While Current on Loan Modification Payments

After falling behind on mortgage payments, an Altadena family was relieved to have their lender, Ocwen Financial Corporation, agree to a loan modification allowing them to keep their home, or so they thought. The family had worked hard to submit all necessary documents and information to their lender and were eager to accept the loan […]

Mortgage Dual Tracking Foreclosure

Many homeowners have heard the term “dual tracking” but many don’t fully understand this concept, which was made unlawful by the California Homeowners Bill of Rights (2013). Dual Tracking is a lender or mortgage servicer simultaneously negotiating with the homeowner on a modification, while at the same time foreclosing on the subject property. Homeowners Bill […]

Attorney Kamala Harris

Last week, Attorney General Kamala Harris, who has fought for California homeowners and against big banks, was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine. Harris is 48 years old and is the first female, the first African American, and the first South Asian to ever be elected as […]

News from The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a government agency, recently released the nation’s largest public database of federal consumer financial complaints. This database includes details about more than 90,000 individual complaints on five types of products and services: consumer loans, bank accounts or bank services, mortgages, credit cards and student loans. The majority of complaints, […]

Does Your Foreclosure Qualify for Review?

We have good news to report for Americans who lost their homes due to foreclosure between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2010. Federal authorities have launched a nationwide review of all foreclosures that occurred during this time period. This is one of the largest reviews of this nature launched the government. Homeowners are eligible […]

Superstorm Sandy

The devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy this week is the worst that the eastern seaboard has seen in a long time, possibly the worst that New York City has ever experienced. Along with major water damage, debris and the mess caused by downed trees and electric lines, the damage to homes and personal property is […]