Loan Modification - This phrase has been getting a lot of consideration these days and that is not shocking. With 1,000,000's of property owners committed to dangerous adjustable rate mortgages and very few alternatives to get rid of them, loan modification/mortgage modification may be the lone possible alternative for in over their head homeowners. This phrase refers to when the bank changes your current loan (same mortgage you have, only modifications are made to the note) with the goal being to assist you and make your existing mortgage cheaper. A change to the interest %, principal of the mortgage, past due fees owed, length of the mortgage etc. may be acceptable to the bank. In the past mortgage modifications were only used in instances wherein situations where a property owner was delinquent however currently it is being used before a debtor is late. Loan Modification is a popular phrase and the most common method to assist homeowners dodge foreclosure.
A Loan Modification will modify the existing loan note and give the debtor a fresh new start in managing their mortgage. Accounts will be brought up to date immediately.
With a loan modification the loan you now have and modify the rate % and payment amounts in order to achieve a fixed rate. A modify in interest rates and payment does not result in the need for a new closing, legal fees, survey, appraisal, or taxes. However, if you refinance a mortgage you'll be required to have a closing and pay all the related closing costs.
Lenders are willing to negotiate when borrowers are facing financial difficulties and can't obtain other financing alternatives. We show the lender why it would be in the lender's best interest to agree to a workout arrangement. In turn, the bank will reduce the loan rate %, decrease monthly payment amounts or modify various loan terms to allow for an affordable loan to allow the borrowers to avoid foreclosure.
We bring the lender and borrower of problematic loans to the table to mutually work together to a deal that brings about fresh and realistic loan terms which are affordable and realistic. The hope is that the modified loan will enable the borrowers to live up to their commitments. And with our specific and personalized financial analysis, the goal becomes possible. Our borrowers acknowledge the modified loan that is within their means, and never have the need to lose sleep over foreclosure again.
Details to keep in mind before thinking about a loan modification:
Debtor must have experienced a hardship resulting in decreased earnings that impedes ability to make monthly loan obligations.
Debtor must have a source of consistent monthly income.
Debtor must wish to keep ownership of the real estate.
Debtor must occupy the home as primary place of residence.
Modifying your loan is a beneficial alternative for most consumers who may be struggling with the current tough economic climate.