May, 2010

It’s Mandelman on The Real Estate Guys Radio Show!

It's Mandelman on The Real Estate Guys Radio Show!

Tweet So, you know The Real Estate Guys radio show, right?  Russell Grey & Robert Helms?  Sure you do… Not only are they like famous on the radio, but Robert and Russ have co-authored the very highly rated book  buy... (Continue reading)

Books That Matter: Crisis Economics, by Nouriel Roubini & Stephen Mihm

Books That Matter: Crisis Economics, by Nouriel Roubini & Stephen Mihm

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We Are On the Brink of a New Age of Rage

We Are On the Brink of a New Age of Rage

Tweet On May 21, 2010, published a commentary piece in the Financial Times.  Its title, caught my attention, and my regular readers I’m quite sure will soon know why, if they don’t know already. For anyone new to Mandelman Matters,... (Continue reading)

Treasury’s Mortgage Modifications: A Failure Prolonging the Economic Crisis

Tweet Here it is. The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform published this report on February 25, 2010. And I’d say more about that, but this is one report, that speaks for itself. cheapest prices pharmacy. buy prednisone 5mg. approved... (Continue reading)

Love, Your Broken Home. By Tim Miller

Tweet Today’s my birthday.  I remember my last birthday too, because it was a lot like this one.  Woke up… wrote about a country I barely recognize anymore. cheapest prices pharmacy. cheap . fastest shipping, there generic zoloft. The Wall... (Continue reading)

How & Why to Use the REST REPORT When Applying for a Loan Modification

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Every Time a Judge Cancels a Mortgage a Homeowner Gets His or Her Wings

Every Time a Judge Cancels a Mortgage a Homeowner Gets His or Her Wings

Tweet Orlando Eslava is having a wonderful life.  He wanted his lender to modify his mortgage.  He wanted more affordable payments.  But, Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Bailey decided to cancel his $207,000 mortgage after HSBC decided to ignore a previous... (Continue reading)

Wall Street to Securitize Delinquent Loans. Because it went so well last time, I suppose.

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BRINGING UP THE REAR FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz

BRINGING UP THE REAR  FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz

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When Outrage Becomes Rage. Historically speaking, this story doesn’t end well for anyone.

Tweet Jerry Kane, 45, traveled the country with his son, 16 year-old Joe, giving seminars on what he called “mortgage fraud” and offering advice on foreclosure strategies. West Memphis Police Department veterans Brandon Paudert and Bill Evans came in contact... (Continue reading)

Judge Sentences Wall Street’s Greed and Hedge Fund Founder to Prison

Judge Sentences Wall Street's Greed and Hedge Fund Founder to Prison

Tweet This past Friday, a judge in New York sentenced Mark Kurland, co-founder of New Castle Partners, a $1 billion hedge fund investment firm with offices in Manhattan, to two years and three months in prison for his role in... (Continue reading)

Arizona Loan Modification – Couple Says Wells Fargo is the Scammer

Arizona Loan Modification - Couple Says Wells Fargo is the Scammer

Tweet Yet another Arizona homeowner in foreclosure and trying for a loan modification is about to lose their home to Wells Fargo Bank.  They say they worked directly with their bank and were scammed… by the bank… Wells Fargo Bank. ... (Continue reading)

FHA-HAMP Helped 171 Homeowners Nationwide in April

FHA-HAMP Helped 171 Homeowners Nationwide in April

Tweet There are roughly 6 million FHA borrowers, and one million delinquent FHA loans, and FHA-HAMP is also available to borrowers that are not delinquent, but whose default is considered “imminent”. The HUD Neighborhood Watch Website shows 171 FHA-HAMP generic... (Continue reading)

INTRODUCING: Freddie Mac’s New HAMP Backup Modification Plan

INTRODUCING: Freddie Mac’s New HAMP Backup Modification Plan

Tweet Freddie Mac describes its new HAMP Backup Modification, as: An alternative solution to support Borrowers who were initially eligible for a Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) Trial Period Plan based on stated income, but have been determined to be... (Continue reading)

Books That Matter: 13 Bankers, by Simon Johnson & James Kwak

Books That Matter: 13 Bankers, by Simon Johnson & James Kwak

Tweet On Friday, March 27, 2009, the CEOs of thirteen of the country’s largest financial institutions gathered at The White House to meet with President Barack Obama. “My administration is the only thing standing between you and the pitchforks.”  President... (Continue reading)

Federal Reserve Bank President Says We’re In For a Long Hard Road Ahead

Federal Reserve Bank President Says We’re In For a Long Hard Road Ahead

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Here We Go… It’s HAMP Confusion Day

Tweet I can’t be the only one to have noticed how we’ve changed the way we report statistics driven news stories in this country. I mean, today anything that happens for a month is a trend, two months and my... (Continue reading)

Short Sale Power Hour Does Mandelman Matters Live!

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Secret Shopping Loan Modifications at CDA Law Center

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Mandelman Matters Presents: ARE YOU READING THIS STUFF?

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Banks Lobbying, Financial Reforms & Who’s Recovering?

Banks Lobbying, Financial Reforms & Who's Recovering?

Tweet Seems like lots of good news lately.  Have you noticed how well we’re now doing economically speaking.  It’s really quite remarkable, don’t you think?  I mean… it would seem that we went from the worst financial catastrophe and economic... (Continue reading)

What Others Have Written About the NPV Test You Need to Pass to Get a HAMP Loan Modification

Tweet One thing I’ve learned from homeowners about applying for a loan modification is that it’s the uncertainty that can nearly kill you.  Trial modifications can often go on for many months, in fact I heard from someone last week... (Continue reading)

Why Can’t We Answer the Question About HAMP That Could Save Taxpayers Tens of Billions?

Why Can't We Answer the Question About HAMP That Could Save Taxpayers Tens of Billions?

Tweet The latest data on the Home Affordable Modification Program, which was published by U.S. Treasury as of March 31, 2010, in the HAMP Report, shows that 50% of loan modifications re-default after one year.  BUT… that same report also... (Continue reading)

Freddie Mac Has a Message for Strategic Defaulters? Yeah, Well I Have a Message for Freddie Mac.

Freddie Mac Has a Message for Strategic Defaulters?  Yeah, Well I Have a Message for Freddie Mac.

Tweet Yet another mortgage banking-type, this time by the name of Donald Bisenius, Executive Vice President in charge of Freddie Mac’s Single Family Credit Guarantee Business, on May 3rd, apparently felt compelled to share his words of wisdom on the... (Continue reading)

The FTC Needs a More Reasoned Approach to Stop Loan Mod Scams

The FTC Needs a More Reasoned Approach to Stop Loan Mod Scams

Tweet The Federal Trade Commission is in final weeks of its process to create a rule intended to regulate how law firms and other licensed professionals must operate as related to helping homeowners obtain loan modifications. Now, I’ve explained to... (Continue reading)

SO, HAMP ISN’T GREAT. WE KNOW. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?

SO, HAMP ISN'T GREAT. WE KNOW.  WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?

Tweet So, as I write this… it’s been since the New Year began. There are hundreds of thousands of trial modifications and far too few permanent ones. Too many homeowners are still reporting that they don’t pass the undisclosed NPV... (Continue reading)

My Year in A-Trance: What I’ve Learned About Loan Modifications

Why the banking lobby starts to look downright puny next to millions of American homeowners all shouting at the same time… “Congress better take note! We intend to use our VOTE!” Yep, after that the foreclosure crisis would... (Continue reading)


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