ConsumerWatch: Loan Modification 'Help' Comes At A High PriceThree years after a law made it illegal to charge a homeowner an up-front fee for help with a loan modification, companies are still trying to get homeowners to pay thousands of dollars for services they can get for free.
ConsumerWatch: Current & Former Homeowners Getting Federal Help On ForeclosureHomeowners who lost their homes to foreclosure in 2009 or 2010 are getting more time to apply for an Independent Foreclosure Review.
ConsumerWatch: North Bay Couple Battles For Loan Modification It’s not every day homeowner’s march to their banks demanding a loan modification. But a North Bay family says it’s the only option they have to save their home.
Protesters Occupy San Jose Chase Bank, Demand Loan ModificationA Chase branch bank in downtown San Jose was briefly occupied by about two dozen protesters Wednesday, demanding a loan modification for a customer.
Loan Modification Scams Slow In Silicon ValleyAs California plunged into the foreclosure crisis, many desperate consumers began falling victim to shady companies offering bogus loan modification programs.
San Jose Loan Modification Workshop Draws HundredsA homeowner foreclosure prevention event was held at the San Jose Convention Center Thursday.
ConsumerWatch: San Jose Loan Modification Fair Next WeekFree help for homeowners at risk of foreclosure will be available next week at a community event in San Jose.
HUD Secretary Appears At Oakland Loan Modification EventU.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said he hopes that a mortgage modification event in Oakland on Monday will be a model for helping troubled homeowners across the country who are facing foreclosure.