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Avoiding Bad Loans (6)+

  • Common Questions about Home Loans, Mortgages and Predatory Lending

    This document answers common questions about loans, mortgages, and how to protect your home from predatory lenders. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • High-Cost Home Loans: Don't Be a Target

    This document warns of abusive lenders trying to sell home owners a loan with payments that are too high which could result in losing your home at a foreclosure sale or spending all of your spare cash paying off a loan you didn't need or want. Content Detail

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center
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  • Predatory Mortgage Lending Abuses

    This document describes the different ways that mortgage lenders can trick homeowners into giving up their homes. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Protect Your Investment - Don't Let Predatory Lenders Take Your Home

    Senior citizens are an attractive target for unscrupulous mortgage lenders because they have a lot of equity in their homes after years of diligently paying off their mortgages, and they use that equity to finance home repairs, medical care and other needs. While these lenders may encourage seniors to use their hard-earned home equity to secure new loans - they will not tell seniors about the high fees, hidden payments or other disadvantageous loan terms that could lead to the loss of their homes. Content Detail

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center
  • Schemes to Cheat the Unwary Homeowner

    If you are like most homeowners, your house is your most valuable investment. As a homeowner you have to be very careful to protect your investment or you may become the victim of schemes to steal your money, your equity, or even your house. This brochure will help you recognize equity theft and title conversion scams and avoid them. Content Detail

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • What You Should Know About Refinancing

    Refinancing is a process in which you pay off one or more existing debts with a new home loan. If you have perfect credit, refinancing is sometimes a good way to obtain a lower interest rate or to convert a variable rate loan to a fixed rate. However, if you are in the midst of financial difficulties, if you have too much debt, or if you have bad credit, refinancing is loaded with pitfalls. We recommend that you be very careful when refinancing debts. Many refinancing loans hurt consumer. Here are twelve things to consider before refinancing. Content Detail

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center

Foreclosures (14)+

Related Information (6)+

Fraud and Deception 2 (1)+

  • Schemes to Cheat the Unwary Homeowner

    If you are like most homeowners, your house is your most valuable investment. As a homeowner you have to be very careful to protect your investment or you may become the victim of schemes to steal your money, your equity, or even your house. This brochure will help you recognize equity theft and title conversion scams and avoid them. Content Detail

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc

Personal Loans (1)+