They want to be proactive in heading off foreclosures! It is getting more and more costly for banks…
Banks are REDUCING their losses; their greatest assets are liabilities NOT acquiring real estate. Legal fees for a bank, per mortgage on a home, can easily be thousands of dollars! Plus, the costs of a bank to hold onto the property, they become responsible for potential violations of city, health and landlord codes. It’s reported that there are 1.5 million of foreclosures that are happening. Average foreclosure is about $10,000 in legal fees. Do the math, that’s over $15B alone in LEGAL FEES! Banks are getting slammed! Plus it creates a domino effect…you’ve got all kinds of losses from investors and interest, property up-keep and repairs…BANKS are responsible for that!
How would someone get this done?
Contact your lender, they’ll most likely send you to someone in the loss-mitigation department, they’ll help you w/ paperwork; many banks actually have service centers JUST to help you with this.
Now, if you’re NOT FACING FORECLOSURE and have a high credit score, you need to contact an independent mortgage planner that will help YOU control the equity in your home, NOT THE BANKS so you have greater financial security!
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