How did a Wells Fargo computer glitch force foreclosure on 400 homes? What does it mean for mortgage loans and the real estate industry? Wells Fargo has faced scandal after scandal for bad business practices, including creating fake customer accounts to boost sales figures, charging unfair mortgage fees and charging customers for car insurance they [...]
In order to remove your name from a VA loan, you have several options: strategic default, short sale, foreclosure or bankruptcy. Q: I’ve read about strategic default and bankruptcy, and I’m a bit confused as to which is the better option for me. I have a VA loan on my house in Georgia, that I [...]
How does the death of your spouse affect your mortgage? When your spouse dies, if you are also listed on the mortgage, you are still the borrower and continue to own the home. Your spouse's death should not affect your mortgage if you are listed as a borrower or held title jointly. If you want to change the mortgage to be in your name only, you can refinance your mortgage. In the case of the death of your spouse, as long as you continue to make the mortgage payments, your mortgage should not be affected.