Foreclosure

November 19, 2015 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Bankruptcy, Foreclosure

New York Now Takes the Lead in Property Foreclosures

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It has been close to 10 years since the housing market collapsed in the mid-2000s, and though the market has recovered in many towns and cities across the country, in other areas it continues to struggle as increasing numbers of …

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July 14, 2015 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Debt Settlement, Foreclosure

Mr. Schwartz Successfully Eliminates $282,761 of Mortgage Debt, Reduces Interest Rate, and Eliminates Second Mortgage Entirely

In the latest of a long line of successful mortgage modifications, Michael H. Schwartz has been awarded the highest hourly rate ever in a mortgage modification by Chief Judge Cecilia G. Morris, United States Bankruptcy Court. The fees will be …

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March 23, 2015 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Foreclosure, Loans

What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Loan Modification Process

Foreclosure lawyer White Plains NY can help you

If you’re facing foreclosure, you’re probably looking for options – and a mortgage loan modification might be one choice on the menu. In a mortgage loan modification, one or more of the requirements of a loan are changed so that …

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January 8, 2015 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Foreclosure

Lender’s Failure to Comply with HAMP May Provide Foreclosure Defense

Foreclosure lawyer White Plains NY reports on Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)

The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) is a government program that allows struggling homeowners to modify the terms of a mortgage to make payments more affordable, allowing them to continue to pay for the property rather than face foreclosure. The …

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December 23, 2014 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Foreclosure

Home Affordable Modification Program Could Help You Keep Your Home

Our foreclosure lawyers in White Plains, NY list what you should know about the mortgage loan modification process.

Reaching the point in life where you are finally able to buy your own home is an accomplishment. Not only is home ownership part of the American dream, but it can provide families with a sense of security and pride. …

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April 30, 2014 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Foreclosure

Hot Off the Press: Loan Servicers Must Make “Good Faith Effort” To Keep Homeowners Out Of Foreclosure

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While the economic downturn affected everyone, some homeowners had a particularly tough time as they saw their mortgages sold from one company to another and discovered promises made by one lender not being honored by the next. The result was …

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August 19, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Foreclosure

Feds Announce Even More Problems with Mortgages

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Cleaning up the home mortgage mess that has harmed so many borrowers in New York and across the country could take years more. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that many banks and nonbanks continue to be sloppy in …

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July 18, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Foreclosure

New York Foreclosures Up 66%

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Ask 10 people how the U.S. economy is doing and you’ll probably get 10 very different answers. The truth is that no one seems to really know. One thing we do seem to know is that while foreclosure filings in …

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April 30, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Foreclosure

Wells Fargo Hit with Sanction for ‘Egregious’ Mortgage Loan Actions

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Wells Fargo was recently sanctioned $3.1 million for flagrantly and repeatedly violating court orders related to its mortgage debt collection practices. A federal judge in Louisiana imposed the substantial penalty against the nation’s second largest mortgage loan servicing company for …

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April 26, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Foreclosure

Westchester County Real Estate Sales Remain on Upswing!

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The Westchester real estate market continues on the road to recovery in the first quarter of 2013, according to the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service, the White Plains Daily Voice reports. First quarter home sale closings were up 7 percent …

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