Foreclosures

Foreclosures

Visclosky Announces Housing Awards to Prevent Home Foreclosures in Northwest Indiana

Washington, D.C. - December 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced several awards to help Northwest Indiana families find housing and prevent future home foreclosures. The awards from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will support the delivery of a wide variety of housing counseling services to help individuals and families in Indiana’s First District to improve their financial literacy, expand their homeownership opportunities, improve their access to affordable housing, and avoid foreclosure.

Fighting foreclosure and fraud, supporting criminal justice are Zoeller’s priorities

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - December 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the economic downturn has emboldened fraudsters, scam artists and identity thieves to try to defraud Hoosiers, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has ratcheted up his efforts to protect consumers, homeowners and taxpayers and hold accountable those who victimize the public. With Indiana's criminal justice system facing declining revenues, Zoeller in 2010 also focused on resource challenges posed by drug-trafficking organizations and urged policymakers to continue a dialogue on the escalating costs of the death penalty.

Suit filed against foreclosure consultant marks 34th case this year

EVANSVILLE, IN - December 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller today filed a lawsuit in Vanderburgh County against Hope4Homes, Inc., a for-profit foreclosure consultant, claiming the company has been operating in Indiana illegally and has violated several state consumer protection laws. Hope4Homes is located in California and is owned and operated by Mahan Abbasi, who is listed as a defendant in the suit.

Two-day summit explores death penalty costs, foreclosure impact

SOUTH BEND, IN - November 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The costs of the death penalty and the impact of mortgage foreclosures will be subjects of a two-day summit on criminal and civil justice on November 15 and 16 at the University of Notre Dame

State files lawsuits against 10 foreclosure consultants

VINCENNES, IN - October 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Many homeowners facing foreclosure who are frustrated with their loan servicers turn to for-profit foreclosure consultants whose advertisements often promise any home can be saved from foreclosure and their services are 100% guaranteed. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller today announced the filing of 10 lawsuits against companies making such claims calling them false and illegal, including one complaint which was filed today in Knox County against Integrated Financial Solutions, headquartered in New Jersey.

All 50 States launch investigation into foreclosure practices

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - October 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is joining a 50-state bipartisan mortgage foreclosure working group, as part of a coordinated national effort by states through the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) to review the practice of so-called "robo-signing" within the mortgage servicing industry

Sen. Buck: Home Foreclosures Still A Concern

STATEHOUSE, IN - August 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Foreclosures are still a major concern for many homeowners and neighborhoods across Indiana with lenders taking action against another 4,876 borrowers in July, state figures showed.

John Waterman: Foreclosures Still A Concern

STATEHOUSE, IN - August 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Foreclosures are still a major concern for many homeowners and neighborhoods across Indiana with lenders taking action against another 4,876 borrowers in July, state figures showed.

Greg Walker: Foreclosures Still A Concern

STATEHOUSE, IN - August 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Foreclosures are still a major concern for many homeowners and neighborhoods across Indiana with lenders taking action against another 4,876 borrowers in July, state figures showed

Vaneta Becker: Foreclosures Still A Concern

STATEHOUSE, IN - August 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Foreclosures are still a major concern for many homeowners and neighborhoods across Indiana with lenders taking action against another 4,876 borrowers in July, state figures showed.

Out of state but not out of reach, Attorney General goes after Ohio-based foreclosure...

FORT WAYNE, IN - May 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller was in Fort Wayne today to file a complaint against Foreclosure Assistance USA, Inc. (FA USA), an Ohio-based foreclosure consultant company. According to the lawsuit, nearly 600 Hoosier homeowners signed contracts with FA USA believing the company would help prevent foreclosure based on claims made on websites, radio and direct mail advertisements and telephone solicitations.

Help Available for Hoosiers Facing Foreclosures

STATEHOUSE, IN - May 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Sen. John Waterman (R-Shelburn) today urged Hoosiers facing foreclosures to attend a free one-hour workshop scheduled next week

Area Senators: Help Available for Hoosiers Facing Foreclosures

Workshop planned for Fort Wayne WorkOne Center. STATEHOUSE, IN - May 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fort Wayne-area lawmakers today urged Hoosiers facing foreclosures to attend free one-hour workshops now being hosted across the state.

Action taken to curb foreclosure scams

SOUTH BEND, IN - May 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Facing foreclosure isn't easy. Recovering money lost to a foreclosure consultant scammer isn't either. Attorney General Greg Zoeller visited South Bend today to warn Hoosiers that foreclosure scams affect all parts of the state, and reminded homeowners to be careful about where to turn for financial advice. Zoeller filed a lawsuit today against USA Mortgage Aid, Inc., a California-based foreclosure consultant company, which scammed a St. Joseph County homeowner out of $1,700.

Free foreclosure prevention workshops to be held around the state

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - April 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners on the verge of foreclosure face an overwhelming amount of information - from the Internet and TV, well-intentioned friends and family members, and scammers looking to take advantage of the financially distressed. Attorney General Greg Zoeller today announced 11 free workshops are scheduled to take place around the state beginning April 27th. The workshops are intended to cut through the noise and offer straight-forward advice to homeowners looking to understand their rights and options for avoiding foreclosure.

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