Sandy ravaged New York a year ago. Yet, as families still struggle to put their lives together, there are scam artists preying on their frustration and desperation with getting repairs, struggling to keep their homes, or dealing with state and federal agencies. Reports have found that scam artists posing as contractors or foreclosure “rescue” specialists … Read moreNY Sandy Victims Still Have to Watch Out for Contractor and Mortgage Scams
Many people, desperate to save their homes, are being victimized by foreclosure rescue companies. Many of these companies promise to negotiate with mortgage banks for lower rates, get payment forgiveness and other benefits in exchange for illegal upfront fees —promises they won’t or can’t actually fulfill. As a result, consumers may find themselves further in … Read moreBeware of Mortgage Rescue Scams!
Thank you Center for New York City Neighborhoods (CNYCN) for this guest blog post. City’s Mortgage Assistance Programs Saves 100 Homes From Foreclosure, Learn if it Could Help You While the national mortgage crisis recedes from the news headlines, many homeowners that continue to struggle under the heavy burden of unmanageable mortgage debt can feel … Read moreFacing Foreclosure? Mortgage Assistance Available