Legal Advice for Home Mortgage — 25 results
Written by attorney Gust G Sarris, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is a loan modification? It is when the lender (Bank) and borrower (Homeowner) enter into a new agreement that replaces or modifies the original agreement. For example the Bank may... more
Written by attorney Seth Rosenberg, over 3 years ago.
Homeowners facing foreclosure have one more thing to worry about: loan modification scams.
Normally, homeowners seek loan modifications in hopes of forestalling foreclosure. However, scam... more
Written by attorney Henry Lively, about 5 years ago.
How Much of My Mortgage Interest Can I Deduct? So just how much interest can you deduct from your home loan? This is
a basic tax question that is often answered incorrectly. You may not... more
Written by attorney Alex R. Hess, over 2 years ago.
One of the best way for an individual to save their home and negotiate more favorable terms of their mortgage is to submit a Home Mortgage Loan Modification to your mortgage holder (whether... more
Written by attorney Eric Townsend, over 4 years ago.
Over the last couple of years the interest rates on home
loans have been at historic lows. In recent weeks we have seen those rates rapidly
rise. Those considering selling or buying a home... more
Written by attorney Daniel Gonzales, almost 3 years ago.
One of the most popular and well-known advantages of home ownership is thehome mortgage interest income tax deduction. Less well known, however, arethe limitations placed on this deduction.... more
Written by attorney Marshall Deason, over 6 years ago.
Pre-qualification and Pre-approval Before starting to look at houses, many people meet with a mortgage broker or mortgage lender to "pre-qualify" or obtain a "pre-approval." In the pre-... more
Written by attorney Andrew Garofalo, over 3 years ago.
I. What is a mortgage modification?
A mortgage modification occurs when a lender or servicer agrees to change the original provisions of a mortgage loan, usually in order to lower the... more
Written by attorney John Rogers, 3 months ago.
The United States Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday from a homeowner and a bank on whether second mortgages with no equity to attach to can be stripped off in Chapter 7 bankruptcy The... more
Written by attorney Henry Lively, almost 4 years ago.
Home Mortgage Interest Deduction -
Even though the law has been out for a while now, the question still comes up often enough "How much can I deduct on my home mortgage interest?" The... more