Posts Tagged ‘NPV test’

Following in the Rich Tradition of Appraisal Fraud, Servicers Using Zillow® for Home Values

Following in the Rich Tradition of Appraisal Fraud, Servicers Using Zillow® for Home Values

Using a Zestimate to determine a home’s value is almost like trying to make your mortgage payment using Monopoly money. And yet, homeowners and others involved in loan modifications from around the country have confirmed being told by Chase,... (Continue reading)

NOW YOU CAN KNOW… How Much Your Investor is Losing by Foreclosing on Your Home.

NOW YOU CAN KNOW... How Much Your Investor is Losing by Foreclosing on Your Home.

I think the entire country is under the impression that servicers foreclose because it’s in the best financial interests of the investors, and perhaps sometimes they do… but data from this trust and others I’ve looked at, to my way... (Continue reading)

We’re Just Not Going to Fix the Foreclosure Crisis in Court

We're Just Not Going to Fix the Foreclosure Crisis in Court

In all but a very small number of cases, homeowners have continued to find the courts either unwilling or incapable of dispensing what they would consider fair and just solutions, and while the federal government has remained essentially mute on... (Continue reading)

Loan Modification Process Improving at BOA and Other Servicers

Loan Modification Process Improving at BOA and Other Servicers

why would Smith publish a report whose only meaningful certainty was to scare even more homeowners away from paying attention to Bank of America's borrower outreach efforts? BOA and its peers were already having a hard time reaching... (Continue reading)

Guest Post: Principal Reduction Modification Math, by Rick Rogers, JD/MBA

Guest Post: Principal Reduction Modification Math, by Rick Rogers, JD/MBA

This report will compare the Net Present Value (NPV), of standard Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), modifications with Principal Reduction Alternative HAMP (PRA HAMP) modifications. If the mortgage principal balance on a home exceeds 115% of its market value,... (Continue reading)

Foreclosure Fraud: Tough Issues With Which to Grapple

Foreclosure Fraud: Tough Issues With Which to Grapple

Just in case any children are reading this, and one never knows about such things, forgery and perjury are never found on the right path to follow when attempting to cover up, flagrant and immeasurable fraud and massive malfeasance, boys... (Continue reading)

Mandelmans Uncommon Advice for Getting Through the Loan Modification Process Without Losing It

Mandelmans Uncommon Advice for Getting Through the Loan Modification Process Without Losing It

There’s no point in sugarcoating this… getting a bank or mortgage servicer to agree to modify a mortgage is never a pleasant experience. In fact, it’s pretty much horrible, even when it’s good. You may finish the process... (Continue reading)

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Obama Administration in a Scramble to Do Something Right for Housing Market

Obama Administration in a Scramble to Do Something Right for Housing Market

Most of the suits allege that the trial modification plans are contracts, and that Bank of America and every other servicer broke them by not granting permanent modifications to homeowners who made their trial payments on time and provided the... (Continue reading)

I Think Its Now Safe for Me to Speak Out About Loan Modifications and the Secret NPV

I Think Its Now Safe for Me to Speak Out About Loan Modifications and the Secret NPV

I’ve been waiting for this day for almost a year. The day I could stop beating around the bush and come right out and talk about the “secret” NPV and loan modifications. Because I’ve known about the “secret”... (Continue reading)

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JPMorgan Chase Blows Away Analysts Estimates, Lies Beyond Expectations

JPMorgan Chase Blows Away Analysts Estimates, Lies Beyond Expectations

But, I suppose as long as Geithner doesn’t make the mega-bank write down any losses in the future, everything will work out just fine and dandy. What, me worry? No chance of that. Besides, I don’t know... (Continue reading)

Banks Obviously in Trouble, 91 Banks Missed May Payments to Treasury

Banks Obviously in Trouble, 91 Banks Missed May Payments to Treasury

In some cases, banks are attempting to renegotiate or modify their loans. For example, Midwest Banc Holdings offered to swap $84.8 million in preferred shares issued under the TARP program for $15.5 million in common shares, but that would... (Continue reading)


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