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Beware of Mortgage Rescue Scams!

October 4, 2013 at 5:25 am 0 comments

Many people, desperate to save their homes, are being victimized by foreclosure rescue companies. Many of these companies promise to negotiate with mortgage banks for lower rates, get payment forgiveness and other benefits in exchange for illegal upfront fees —promises they won’t or can’t actually fulfill. As a result, consumersRead More

Decoding Stop & Frisk

Decoding Stop & Frisk

August 7, 2013 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

Stop and Frisk is a highly controversial policy maintained by the New York Police Department in an effort to combat illegal handguns on the street in New York City. However, less then .2 percent of stops result in the confiscation of an illegal gun. Essentially stop and frisk involves randomRead More

New GSE Mortgage Relief Program for Superstorm Sandy Victims

New GSE Mortgage Relief Program for Superstorm Sandy Victims

May 7, 2013 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

Para leer en español   Homeowners that didn’t qualify for the Making Home Affordable (HAMP) program because of the GSE Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgage now have an option. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new relief program for home owning victims of Sandy. According to a releaseRead More

Prevent Foreclosure: Attorney General Launches Free Homeowner Protection Program

Prevent Foreclosure: Attorney General Launches Free Homeowner Protection Program

May 3, 2013 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Five years into the foreclosure crisis, the fight against allowing banks to foreclose on these properties in our communities continues. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman continues to be a fervent leader towards this end with the launch of his public service campaign “Signs” to prevent foreclosure. As aRead More

Be aware: foreclosure scams target people struggling with their mortgages

May 14, 2012 at 4:24 pm 0 comments

At 8.5%, New York has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation.  One of the effects of unemployment is that homeowners throughout NY may also be struggling to pay their home mortgages and may even be facing foreclosure.  Unfortunately, there are many fraudulent companies out there that areRead More

The Struggle Against Fraudulent Foreclosure Rescue Companies

September 22, 2011 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

Two recent decisions by Long Island Judges are finally slowing down the scam operations of so-called foreclosure rescue companies. Two companies, Express Home Solutions (aka Home Preserve Law Group) and Homesafe America have been issued restraining orders to stop them from, according to one judge, using  “fast-talking salespeople and masterfullyRead More