BofA Rolls Out $8.4 Billion Loan Mod Program

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Bank of America has agreed to settle claims brought by state attorneys general regarding risky loans originated by Countrywide, in a deal that could be worth more than $8.4 billion.

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Chris Wyatt, a mortgage servicing executive of 20 years turned homeowners’ advocate, says he’s seen many homeowners run ragged on Ocwen’s modification roller. of mega-banks like Wells Fargo and.

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JPMorgan will modify troubled WaMu home loans.. Bank of America said in July it would help more than 250,000 at-risk borrowers stay in their homes.. The entire modification program makes.

UPDATE 4-Two states sue Bank of America on mortgage servicing. director of the national state attorneys General Program at Columbia Law School, said it would be difficult for incoming Arizona.

Late last month, JPMorgan expanded its mortgage modification program. Bank of America, meanwhile, has said that starting Dec. 1, it will modify an estimated 400,000 loans held by newly acquired.

Bank of America’s own bail-out plan for Countrywide customers in risky loans. Bank of America announced the creation of a proactive home retention program that will systematically modify troubled mortgages with up to $8.4 billion in interest rate and principal reductions for almost 400,000 Countrywide customers nationwide (125,000 of them in California).

Erik and Renee Sundquist have won their eight year long battle with Bank of America illegally foreclosing on their home, reaching a $6M settlement. Oppenheim Law shares more here.

Homeowner ‘securitization theory’ BofA claim dismissed The trillion-dollar mark is a psychological barrier, to be sure, as several times in the past five years issuance reached similar levels. But today’s S&P note is underpinned by a growing global.RealtyTrac’s Sharga: Banks still holding 70% of REO from market FHA Mortgage Workout Lacks Incentives and Creates Problems: Industry Sources The incorporation of previously published updates to Handbook 4000.1, fha single family housing Policy Handbook. 2. Explanation of Materials Transmitted: This revision to the FHA Single Family Housing Policy Handbook, or Handbook 4000.1 (Handbook), is being published to update existing sections.Notice of default filings jumped nearly 70% in California from the previous month, led by renewed activity from Bank of America, according to the data provider foreclosureradar. foreclosure starts increased in five West Coast states from the previous month: california, Arizona, Washington, Oregon and Nevada.

The modification program is valued at as much as $8.4 billion and the costs of the program "have already been estimated and accounted for" by Bank of America as part of its acquisition of.

The average loan modification. earmarked some $1.5 billion in payments for approximately 1.8 million borrowers nationwide who lost their homes to foreclosure and had their loan serviced by Ally.