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Loan Modification - What You Need To Know

Homeowners facing a major financial hardship that could lead to a foreclosure may work with a lender to get a loan modification -- sometimes called a mortgage modification, workout plan or restructuring -- which will change the terms of the mortgage loan so the borrower can afford the payments. To do this, the lender may allow the homeowner to refinance the loan, pay a lower interest rate, extend the term of his loan, skip payments and add them to the total loan amount or roll past-due payments into the total loan amount

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