Loans and Mortgages
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ADR is usually less formal, less expensive, and less time-consuming than a trial.
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A step-by-step guide on what to do when your lender changes your home equity line of credit.
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Students impacted by this closure may have the option of applying for a closed school loan discharge or transferring their earned credits to another institution and continuing their education.Corinthian will be held responsible for any return of federal student aid funds which were due to students and had been received, but not earned prior to closure. The Department will work with Corinthian officials to make sure unearned student Pell and loan funds are restored for future eligibility.
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Your rights when dealing with bad home equity loans.
Why can't I just deposit and use my insurance checks? Will the mortgage company pay me interest on the insurance proceeds they are holding?
How to protect your home and your equity.
Keeping records, complaining to someone higher up, consulting a lawyer, using mediation services, and other ways to resolve conflicts.
It"s very likely that a mortgage servicer that files for bankruptcy will sell its assets under the supervision of the bankruptcy court to another financial institution and transfer the servicing of your loan to another company. A mortgage servicer that simply goes out of business probably would transfer the servicing of your loan to another company as well.
In today"s market, loans and the rights to service them often are bought and sold.
If you suspect that your application was illegally denied.
The Section 203(h) program allows the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to insure mortgages made by qualified lenders to victims of a major disaster who have lost their homes and are in the process of rebuilding or buying another home.
Check out mortgage resources available for victims of disasters to see what you are eligible for.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
Negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, mediation, litigation, and arbitration.
Section 203(k) insurance enables homebuyers and homeowners to finance both the purchase (or refinancing) of a house and the cost of its rehabilitation through a single mortgage or to finance the rehabilitation of their existing home.
You have a right to not be discriminated against when seeking a mortgage.
Some federal and state laws affect the vehicle financing and leasing process. They offer important information that can help you negotiate a better deal, better understand the process, and give you certain rights.
The purpose of this booklet is to provide basic information about using the services of a mortgage broker, which may assist you in making an informed decision when seeking a home loan
What happens in the vehicle repossession process.
VA Regional Loan Centers have technicians available to conduct financial counseling.