HUD: Robo-signing settlement to accelerate principal reductions

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Search CFLA’s Article Archive: Robo-Signing Settlement May boost short sales. inman.commar 13, 2012. The government’s billion settlement with the nation’s five biggest mortgage servicers over so-called "robo-signing" practices could boost short sales, as loan servicers will receive credit when they approve sales that include forgiveness of a portion of underwater homeowners’ debt.

But it turns out that mortgage bondholders paid for nearly one-quarter of the settlement, or $5 billion at a minimum. These investors have long complained to regulators that the settlement was poorly structured because large bank servicers got credit for principal reductions and loan modifications they did not pay for themselves.

Replies to: America’s Emptiest Cities #76.. whereas lowering the principal on the loan saves you a lot more over the long term (on the other hand, if a house is worth 50% of the mortgage, I doubt they will go that far).. HUD: Robo-signing settlement to accelerate principal reductions HousingWire. 0.

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The California foreclosure protection law comes in the wake of the national mortgage settlement. On February 9 2012 by the Attorney General, Sec of HUD and others announced. lowering your interest.

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Those principal reductions are much deeper than the ones originally announced as part of the robo-signing settlement deal.. When the settlement was first announced, the average principal reduction.

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for robo-signing misconduct. The settlement imposes monetary sanctions on the banks while. In addition to principal reductions, the banks must allocate funds, approximately $5.2 billion, for. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF MULTISTATE/FEDERAL SETTLEMENT OF FORECLOSURE MISCONDUCT CLAIMS 4.

"Robo-Signing" Settlement The new "robo-signing" settlement is supposed to bring relief to distressed homeowners hoping to save the homes from foreclosure. This agreement means that several of the large mortgage banks will be writing down the principle amounts owed on the mortgage loans of homeowners in trouble.

$25 Billion Agreement Provides Homeowner Relief & New Protections, Stops Abuses. "This historic settlement will provide immediate relief to homeowners – forcing banks to reduce the principal balance on many loans, refinance loans for underwater borrowers, and pay billions of dollars to states and consumers," said HUD Secretary Donovan.