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What is Mortgage Fraud?

Surprisingly, since the so-called mortgage meltdown of 2008 mortgage fraud has risen exponentially, so much so that the FBI has a dedicated Mortgage Fraud unit within its White Collar Crimes Division. The increase has been attributed to four primary reasons: 1.) Decreased Mortgage Originations 2.) Tighter lending guidelines 3.) Increased Accountability by Lenders to Washington 4.) Reduced…

What is a CLUE Report and how could it impact my mortgage?

Most people are unaware of CLUE Reports and how they affect property ownership and protection. CLUE Reports include not only accepted claims, but denied claims and inquiries. They are meant to be a comprehensive record of all loss history on you as an individual and on a property.

How far can a Mortgage Lender go to collect Deficiency Judgments?

There is no guarantee that the lender will always try to collect the deficiency judgment. Yes, having a judgment doesn’t mean the lender will surely collect it. After all, lenders will have to spend enough to pursue the collection. Only if you’ve enough bank balance, steady source of income or other real estate properties, then your lender may try to collect the judgement.