Loan Modification Program Still Limping Along

New data released Monday by the Treasury Department shows continued delays and disappointment faced by homeowners in the administration’s mortgage modification program. 190,000 homeowners remain stuck in trial mods that have lasted over six months, still waiting to hear whether they’ll receive a permanent modification. Most of those homeowners will likely be dropped from the … Read more

When it Comes to Loan Modifications, Pray You Don’t Have a Loan With Saxon Mortgage from Morgan Stanley

An excellent article from ProPublica about the continued loan modification debacle from just one medium sized subprime lender trying to process loan modifications. Last week, the government released data showing that there’s a big problem at Saxon Mortgage, a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley. Of all the mortgage companies participating in the administration’s mortgage modification program, … Read more

Trail Loan Modifications Trash Credit Report and Credit Score

Carolyn Said of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote an excellent article “Loan modifications often damage credit scores” that covers the reality of the damage that occurs to credit from a loan modification. Here are some excerpts. You should read the full article for more information “Struggling homeowners who get a loan modification to reduce their … Read more