Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling – HUD-Approved and Free (no need to pay for these services)

Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling

HUD-approved housing counseling agencies are available to provide you with the information and assistance you need to avoid foreclosure. As part of President Obama’s comprehensive Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan (HASP), you may be eligible for a special Making Home Affordable loan modification or refinance, to reduce your monthly payments and help […]

CFPB: 5 reasons to check out our Owning a Home tools now

CFPB: 5 reasons to check out our Owning a Home tools now

By Owning a Home Team

Buying a home and taking on a mortgage is a big financial decision, one most of us will make only a few times in our lives. No matter where you are on your journey, whether you’re currently […]

CFPB: Nearly half of mortgage borrowers don’t shop around when they buy a home

Nearly half of mortgage borrowers don’t shop around when they buy a home

By Sergei Kulaev

Buying a home is a big purchase, but it’s just that: a purchase. When it comes to spending money on our daily expenses, we have lots of options to help us find the best deal possible. Take, for example, […]

FDIC: Looking for the Best Mortgage

Looking for the Best Mortgage

Shopping around for a home loan or mortgage will help you to get the best financing deal. A mortgage–whether it’s a home purchase, a refinancing, or a home equity loan–is a product, just like a car, so the price and terms may be negotiable. You’ll want to compare all the […]

Housing Fair in Oakland on Dec 13

Housing Fair

December 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

NID Housing Counseling Agency – Oakland,

7677 Oakport St., Oakland, CA 94621 United States

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Keep Your Home California can help homeowners who received HAMP modifications lower their monthly mortgage payments

Originally posted on Keep Your Home California blog

Keep Your Home California can help homeowners who received HAMP modifications lower their monthly mortgage payments

More than 300,000 homeowners in California have benefited from a federal program that lowers their interest rates – and their monthly mortgage payments.

The federal government’s Home Affordable Modification Program […]

FTC: Read the Truth Behind Deceptive Mortgage Ads

FTC: Read the truth behind deceptive mortgage ads

Getting a low interest rate on your mortgage can make a big difference in your household finances, and the internet can be a good way to compare the rates offered by various lenders. The FTC’s case against GoLoansOnline.com shows the value of shopping around and checking multiple […]

CFPB: Snapshot of Older Americans and Mortgage Debt

CFPB: Snapshot of Older Americans and Mortgage Debt

The CFPB has been tracking the increasing levels of debt among older Americans. Today, older homeowners are carrying more mortgage debt than ever before. For many of the roughly 4.4 million retired homeowners with mortgages, making monthly mortgage payments on a fixed income on top of other […]

FDIC Consumer Newsletter Highlights New Rules and Tips for Mortgage Borrowers

FDIC Consumer Newsletter Highlights New Rules and Tips for Mortgage Borrowers

Other Topics Include Information About Being Turned Down for a Checking Account and Using Social Media to Connect With Your Bank

For anyone thinking about buying a home or shopping for a mortgage, the Fall 2013 issue of FDIC Consumer News features an overview […]

CA Attorney General Announces Arrests in ‘We Kill Your Mortgage’ Scheme; Seizure of Fraudulent Websites

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Arrests in ‘We Kill Your Mortgage’ Scheme; Seizure of Fraudulent Websites

– Tips for Homeowners

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced the arrest of three suspects who have been charged in a mortgage fraud scheme targeting struggling Northern California homeowners. Six websites allegedly used by the suspects to advertise […]