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First Circuit Ruling in Foreclosure Litigation May Help Lenders Facing HAMP-Related Claims
Posted on 12 Mar 2014 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By the Ballard Spahr LLP Mortgage Banking Group The law is well settled that borrowers do not have a direct right of action under the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) against a lender that fails to offer a loan modification. A split of... Read More

Borrower Can Sue Lender To Compel Loan Modification (But Only If It Does What It Promised To Do First)
Posted on 5 Mar 2015 by Peter J. Gallagher

A recent published decision from the Appellate Division -- Arias v. Elite Mortgage-- resolved a question of first impression in New Jersey that is important as the State continues to dig its way out of the credit crisis. The issue in Arias, [ enhanced... Read More

Vetstein Law Group: Inertia Is Not An Option: Superior Court Rules BofA Can’t Drag Heels On HAMP Loan Modification
Posted on 2 Jan 2012 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ First Reported Mass. Ruling On Home Affordable Modification Program Liability The fallout from the sub-prime and mortgage crisis continues in Massachusetts courts, and some judges are reacting in favor of sympathetic... Read More