Orange County Loan Modification Attorney
What are some options for my mortgage?
With the current real estate climate and the mortgage crisis in the country that has been ongoing, many Californians across the state are getting into dangerous situations with their house and the loans they have used. When an individual or family finds themselves in a situation in which they owe more to the mortgage company than the house is actually worth, that is an upsetting and financially hazardous situation to be in. Late fees, past-due fees, high interest rates, the failing economy and other financial issues can result in a situation in which you find yourself unable to pay your mortgage payments as expected.
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With the help of a qualified and compassionate Orange County loan modification lawyer, you can take steps to control this problem once and for all. The skilled negotiators at The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman will fully investigate your situation in order to help you get your loan modified to a more manageable amount. Instead of doing nothing about your situation and getting further and further in debt, you can take a proactive stance against the bank or mortgage company and renegotiate the terms of your loan.
Loan Modification FAQ
If you're considering a loan modification as an alternative to foreclosure or bankruptcy, you may benefit from some answers to some frequently asked questions about the process. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has provided a helpful list of answers for those considering a modification.
Q: Will my lender conduct a property inspection before approving my loan modification?
A: Yes, according to Mortgagee Letter 2000-05. If the lender believes that your property may be below standards then they will conduct an interior inspection.
Q: When calculating a new interest rate, which date is used?
A: Your lender will use the date on which they approve your loan modification to determine the appropriate interest rate for your new mortgage.
Q: Can my lender capitalize an escrow advance for the purpose of homeowner association fees?
A: According to the HUD handbook, "Lenders must also escrow funds for those items which, if not paid, would create liens on the property positioned ahead of the FHA-insured mortgage."
If you're choosing loan modification as the option that best suits your needs, an attorney can prove to be an immense benefit to you. Our firm knows the procedures necessary to complete a successful loan modification for qualifying individuals. Even if you do not qualify for a loan modification, there are likely other options available to you so that you can bring your debts back to a manageable level.
Why choose loan modification?
When you are able to change your loan to an amount that is more fitting your circumstances, the stress and anxiety of financial woes can be greatly reduced. Many people do nothing about their financial problems and that only ends up in worse issues, possible foreclosure and bankruptcy – which could have been avoided if they had taken the steps to modify their loans and consolidate their debts when they had the chance.
The Orange County loan modification attorneys at The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman are compassionate to your needs yet very aggressive when it comes to fighting for you. They will do everything necessary to get your loan into a state that you can easily manage. With the help of an experienced and seasoned loan modification attorney, you could get excellent results. You can also contact our firm directly to have your case evaluated by a skilled attorney. Don't hesitate to call today!