New Mortgage Rules to go into Effect

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stemming from the 2010 Dodd Frank Act, was implemented for the purposes of educating the borrowing public and to ensure that future extensions of credit are suitable for the borrower(s). On January 10, 2014 a new set of standards will go into effect targeting the mortgage industry, specifically the origination […]

Pennsylvania Mortgage Foreclosure Process and Legal Strategies for Homeowners

PENNSYLVANIA MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE PROCESS 1. Notice of Intent to Foreclose The first step in the Pennsylvania residential mortgage foreclosure process in Pennsylvania is for the mortgagor/lender to give the mortgagee/borrower a 30 day notice of intention to foreclose. Under Act 6 of 1974, 41 P.S. Section 403, during this 30 day period the lender must […]