WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A state-designed foreclosure prevention program made its 10,000th foreclosure prevention loan last month, providing workers who have lost jobs during the downturn a way to save their homes.
Raleigh: - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Florida company that is alleged to have robo-signed foreclosure documents will pay $120 million to North Carolina and 45 other states, fix incorrect documents and change its practices, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Thursday
AG seeks to shut down loan modification scams, win consumer refunds September 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Raleigh: Three North Carolina companies that claim to help...
RALEIGH - June 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The NC Association of REALTORS® (NCAR) announced today that it has allocated a total of $50,000 to counseling agencies across the state to help homeowners in danger of foreclosure.
December 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- It has been quite the year for Outer Banks foreclosures. We have seen 285 bank owned residential properties...
November 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Local homeowners who have lost their jobs and can’t pay their mortgage help may get help at a free foreclosure prevention clinic December 9 and 10 at the Job Link Career Center in Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Even after they find a new job, many North Carolinians who have been unemployed during the economic downturn still struggle to hold onto their homes. They may have either missed payments when they were between jobs or their new job may pay less than they were earning in the past. If a second mortgage is making their monthly payments unaffordable, these homeowners may now be able to get help through the N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™
Raleigh: - May 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Winston-Salem foreclosure rescue operation that targeted financially distressed homeowners with claims to help them save their homes from foreclosure is barred from collecting any money from consumers for foreclosure assistance or loan modifications, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced.
March 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The N.C. Housing Finance Agency this month has added 13 HUD-approved counseling agencies to the N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™, increasing the number of agencies where homeowners can apply to 37. The program began offering mortgage payment assistance December 1 in all 100 counties
Greenville, N.C. - March 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman G. K. Butterfield will hold a forum on mortgage foreclosure prevention on Tuesday, March 22. "There are tens of thousands of responsible American homeowners holding on to their homes by a thread,” Butterfield said. “And while there is some help available, many people do not know about it. This forum provides the opportunity to learn what you can do to help protect your home and family.”
Washington, D.C. - March 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) and more than 50 Members of Congress, including Representatives from most of the hardest hit states, sent a letter today to Edward DeMarco, Acting Director of the Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA), calling for Fannie and Freddie to take a leadership role in stemming the current foreclosure crisis. In part, the lawmakers write that FHFA has failed to use its influence to effect crucial changes that would slow the continuing decline of the housing market and maximize return to the taxpayer
Raleigh, NC - January 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A California foreclosure assistance company is the latest outfit to be banned from offering loan modification and foreclosure assistance services in North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper said today.
RALEIGH, NC - January 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Carolina broke the state foreclosure filing record in 2010. And according to an analysis released today by the NC Justice Center, approximately one in every 63 housing units in North Carolina faced foreclosure filings last year
Raleigh, NC - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A so-called foreclosure rescue company that previously operated in Charlotte and Colfax, NC and its owner are banned from ever doing foreclosure assistance work in North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today.
Raleigh, NC - December 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Virginia man and his company are barred from rigging bids on public auctions and must pay civil penalties and consumer refunds for trying to fix foreclosure sales of properties in Durham and Mecklenburg counties, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today.