Posts Tagged: Loan Modification Agreements


Posted & filed under Foreclosure Defense.

The Federal Housing Finance Agency “FHFA” has recently announced that effective July 1, 2013, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will offer a new streamlined loan modification initiative to help certain eligible homeowners to participate in a new loan modification program referred to as the Streamlined Modification Initiative “SMI”. There are a multitude of benefits for… Read more »

Pre-Foreclosure Workouts, Loan Modification Agreements and 1099-C Tax Consequences of Debt Forgiveness

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In this recent era of mortgage lenders being increasingly open to pre-foreclosure workouts and loan modification agreements, it is imperative that property homeowners understand the potential for taxable income consequences that could arise as a result of the loan modification agreement.  In the past when a homeowner was behind on their mortgage, the primary solution… Read more »