Monday, February 24, 2014

Loan Complaints by Homeowners Rise Once More

An interesting article from the New York Times about the growing power of mortgage servicers in deciding which get a mortgage modification and which  must hand over their home in a foreclosure.  The servicers are also forming  relationships with companies that can benefit from foreclosures.

These specialty servicers are buying the rights to collect mortgage payments at discounts. The quicker the servicer can make the loan current again, the sooner investors pay back the servicers’ advance in full. This may incentivize servicers to offer modifications that cause borrowers to default again.

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1 comment:

  1. Hey, As struggling homeowners try to dodge foreclosure, more are running into problems with servicers -- the firms that collect mortgage payments. Regulators are fielding complaints about these companies centered around the same issues that have recently dogged major U.S. lenders: careless paperwork, incorrect fees, and wrongful evictions. - See more at: you so much..