Bank of America Makes Major Loan Modification Changes; The “Nationstar Experience”

After recent allegations by former employees and whistleblowers regarding serious loan modification abuses by Bank of America, it appears substantial changes have been made.  Most notably, a huge portion of Bank of America’s loan portfolio has been transferred to Nationstar.  Bank of America and Nationstar were most likely working on the deal to transfer loans […]

Stopping Foreclosure in California

Most homeowners believe the reason they’re behind on mortgage payments is important to their lender, but it is not.  Stopping foreclosure in California really has very little to do with why the homeowner stopped making payments.  It is much more about exercising legal rights, and working within the lenders guidelines to get the sale date […]

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, […]

Current Events: Bank of America & Home Loans

The government continues to crack down on mortgage schemes today with news breaking that federal prosecutors have sued Bank of America, accusing the massive lender of carrying out a fraudulent home loan program. During the financial crisis, prosecutors say that BOA deceived the government by selling poor loans, without revealing the quality of the loans, […]

New Laws in CA: Homeowner State Laws 2013

California may have some of the best homeowner state law protection in the country after last week’s introduction of the new legislation the Homeowners Bill of Rights. It was a win for struggling homeowners who praised the new laws in CA attention to lender misconduct over the past few years. The homeowner state laws 2013 […]