What is a Loan Modification?

Written by: Nicole M. Garcia, Esq. At some point or another in our lives we are faced with adversities and struggles. If you find yourself struggling to make your monthly mortgage payments or have fallen behind, you are possibly at risk of losing your home or will be facing a Foreclosure lawsuit. It is important you know that all is not lost and there is hope in the form of options that are available to you. One of the loss mitigation options ...
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Florida Fair Lending Act

The Florida Fair Lending Act, Chapter 494, Florida Statutes, prohibits predatory tactics on high cost home loans, including: * Charging prepayment penalties for longer than three years * Increased interest on loans going into default * Balloon payments on loans that mature in less than 10 years * Extending credit regardless of a borrower's ability to pay * Making direct payments to home improvement contractors * Calling a loan due even ...
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