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Amherst’s Goodman: One in five distressed homeowners at risk of losing home

Laurie Goodman, senior managing director, Amherst Securities believes one in five distressed homeowners in the United States are facing, or may face, foreclosure. The analyst adds that little may be done to stem the tide of foreclosures without greater government intervention or significant principal reduction.

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In Defense of "Free Houses". if the homeowner defaults on at least one payment for a specified amount of time, 3 the bank has a choice:. The risk and costs of losing foreclosures should already be internalized in the price of current mortgages.

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HomEq, a participant in the federal home affordable modification program (HAMP), has been accused of issuing unfair loan modification agreements and providing inadequate, incompetent customer service to Ohioans who were at risk of losing their homes to foreclosures.

Delinquency and foreclosure rates continue to improve CoreLogic Says Delinquency, transition rates continue to Improve – National delinquency rates continue at 10-year lows, and both early delinquency and transition rates are stable as well. But CoreLogic, in its July Loan Performance Report, points to what it calls.

HUD Agents File HAMP Apps Via Hope Now. The Hope Now Alliance is a consortium of housing counselors and loan servicers that works to help distressed borrowers. Lenders said one of the challenges facing borrowers and servicers in modifying loans is the number of documents required in the.

But for now, eight months after the plan’s announcement, up to 1.5 million struggling homeowners are waiting for a program that’s, thus far, stuck in the mud. Download Shahien Nasiripour

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As a result, to stop making one’s mortgage payments on a primary residence is in general a big deal. a huge risk. you may end up losing your home. you can’t tell a living soul about what you’ve done. and your credit score goes to pot within a couple of months.

Greenspan Accuses U.S. of Dollar Weakening (Thanks to F.J.D. for the link.) Sue C. spotted this: Currency Disputes Hang Over G-20 Summit Amherst’s Goodman: One in five distressed homeowners at risk of losing home. (A hat tip to B.B. for the link.)

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