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The bill, the "Foreclosure Fairness Act," would give distressed homeowners working with housing counselors or attorneys the right to in-person mediation with the bank or company servicing their mortgage. Consumer advocates expect Gregoire to sign the
Lois Martin, a retired school teacher in danger of losing her house in Orland Park, is temporarily living with her granddaughter in Crete. Art Vassy~Sun-Times Media Every two weeks, Susan Leahy gets a thick sheaf of papers with the names and
12 News - You Paid For It For the second time in six months,12 News gathered dozens of mortgage experts who answered hundreds of calls and online questions to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. Several hundred homeowners called a phone bank that was
But 10 months after she and her husband, Michael, first applied to Bank of America for help, the Evergreen Park couple are no closer to getting some relief. "It's just, they (the bank) can't, can't, can't," Amanda said. "It's frustrating, to say the
Federal employees say Belleville will continue its upward trend in foreclosure rates this year. "Statewide, foreclosure is going up," said New Jersey Judiciary representative Tamara Kendig...Just how high 2010's figures will be remains to be seen. "
After meeting face-to-face with a representative from their mortgage lender, Kurt Fitzgerald and Marlene Bartl were hopeful about the prospects of modifying the mortgage on their home on Aurora's West Side. "I want to keep my home," Bartl said. The
As he waits for word on his fourth modification attempt, the former postal service executive is feeling the squeeze. He’s current with the loan, but he doesn’t know how long that will be the case. “I just can’t keep up with this,” Smith, 63, said. “