Home Foreclosures and Deficiencies

Friday, May 21st, 2010

In a recent article on CNNMoney.com, they discussed the irony of losing your home in to foreclosure and then owing money to the bank for the deficiency.  Many homeowners choose a short sale over a foreclosure or loan modification.  Borrowers like the loan modification option when they want to keep the house.  If they do [...]

Home Foreclosures Rise in U.S.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Home foreclosures continue to rise and attorney generals across the U.S. want federal bankruptcy codes amended to allow judges to modify home loans in an effort to help homeowners remain in their houses.  Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard along with state attorneys general from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, [...]

Almost 7% of Homeowners Face Foreclosure with Delinquent Home Loans

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

According to a recent report, almost 7% of U.S. homeowners were at least one payment late on their mortgages at the end of the 3rdquarter, an industry trade group said. The Mortgage Bankers Association said 6.99% of one-to-four unit mortgage loans, not including homes involved in foreclosure, were delinquent in the quarter.  Foreclosure proceedings were [...]