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Has anyone dealt with the VA preventing a loan modification for a vet by fouling up the vet's benefits? I have a case in which a disabled vet is trying to prevent foreclosure of his house, but can't get the servicer to approve a loan modification…Continue
Seems like I can't talk to another foreclosure mediator with the topic turning to the issue of good faith. What is it? What does it look like? Like a jurist once famously said about another topic, do we just know it when we see it? What do we do…Continue
AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OFJUSTICE’S EFFORTS TO ADDRESSMORTGAGE FRAUDU.S. Department of JusticeOffice of the Inspector GeneralAudit DivisionAudit Report 14-12March 2014…Continue
I have had several mediations recently where the beneficiary shows up solely to deliver a message to the borrower that there will be no modification and the options are total reinstatement, with arrearages, late fees, etc. or total payoff.These are…Continue
The acts says:(8) A violation of the duty to mediate in good faith as required under this section may include:. . .f) A request by a beneficiary that the borrower waive future claims he or she may have in connection with the deed of trust, as…Continue