Mortgage Delinquency Rate for Nevada, 2012

Nevada mortgage delinquency rates are the second highest in U.S. at 10.85 percent   Via: LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, Aug. 9, 2012 Nevada posted the second-highest mortgage delinquency rate in the nation at 10.85 percent in the second quarter, nearly twice … Continue reading

Loan Modification Guide

Q: Where can I download a loan modification guide for free? Answer: Here! Download a free loan modification guide by filling out the form below and the 18-page guide will be emailed to you right away. The Loan Modification Guide … Continue reading

How many loan modifications have been approved in 2012?

How many loan modifications have been approved in 2012? Answer: The number of loan modifications approved in 2012 is on the decline as compared to the same time frame last year. There was a thirty one percent (31%) decline in … Continue reading

Principal Reduction Mortgage and Taxes

Do I get 1099 if I get a principal reduction from my mortgage company?   Answer: Yes. This is called cancellation of debt and you will almost certainly get a 1099-c. Please check with your accountant or tax expert on … Continue reading

Government to Monitor Credit Reporting Agencies

Government to Monitor Credit Reporting Agencies July 16, 2012 Via: Associated Press Govt to supervise credit reporting for first time. NEW YORK (AP) — The companies that determine Americans’ credit scores are about to come under government oversight for the … Continue reading

Deficiency Judgments in Nevada as of June 2011

One of the most poignant issues covered in the 2011 Nevada Legislature was deficiency judgments in Nevada as it relates to first and second mortgages. New legislation on deficiency judgments in Nevada was in 2011. You can download a free … Continue reading

Deed in lieu vs Foreclosure?

What is the difference between a deed in lieu and foreclosure?   Answer: A deed in lieu of foreclosure (also known as a deed in lieu) still results in you having to leave your home. However, you’ll technically avoid having … Continue reading

HAFA Short Sale Rules, Program Extended to Dec 31, 2013

HAFA Short Sale Guidelines Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) Short Sale Update: HAFA Supplemental Directive 12-02, effective June 1, 2012, impacts short sales with loans from non-government-sponsored enterprises in which the homeowner is eligible for the HAFA program. Key enhancements … Continue reading

Bank of America Deficiency Judgement, New Policy on Second Mortgages

Bank of America announces changes to deficiency judgements on short sales with a second mortgage. As part of the settlement with the Department of Justice, Bank of America’s policy on pursuing deficiency judgments for second mortgages now includes a waiver … Continue reading

Cash for Keys and Taxes

Q: Do I get a 1099 for any Cash for Keys incentives? Answer: You will receive a 1099 tax form for any Cash for Keys incentives issued to you.   Example: Here’s Bank of America’s disclosure on the tax implications … Continue reading