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Foreclosure Stats Show Homeowners Still Seeking Loan Modifications

Despite the economic recovery that is underway, many homeowners are still struggling to pay mortgages, trying to avoid foreclosure and obtain loan modifications, according to recent statistics from the HOPE Now. The figures are startling. Even though the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) ends at the...

Why Isn’t My Bank Foreclosing?

Homeowners are sometimes behind on their mortgages for extended periods of time. This often is not all the homeowner’s fault, as banks often refuse to accept payments after a certain period of time. What happens in many cases it that no payments are made for...

JPMorgan Chase Fined, Again, for Defective Foreclosures

JPMorgan Chase is back in the news for failing to comply with a government foreclosure settlement. It is being fined $48 million. Back in 2013, banking giant Chase paid $2 billion to settle claims related to illegal foreclosures that it had conducted on millions of homeowners,...

Consumer Financial Complaints Now Online Through CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made consumer complaints publicly available to search. The database cover the major issues in the consumer financial marketplace, including debt collection, inaccurate credit reports, and foreclosure. The complaints show the seriousness of the violations that average people deal with every day....