Servicers urged to act quickly in mortgage settlement write-downs

(WASHINGTON) – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) commented on today’s announcement that the federal government and 49 state attorneys general have reached a $25 billion settlement agreement with the Nation’s five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses.

Just as importantly, mortgage servicers would have to provide the amount and due date for the next payment as well as late fee warnings under the proposed rules.

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The Wall Street Journal’s Dan Fitzpatrick and Ruth Simon write that as negotiations with all five mortgage servicers as a group missed the mid-June target date, Bank of America began urging the government officials to kick things into high gear and put forth its own proposal for principal write-downs in exchange for liability protections.

Servicers urged to act quickly in mortgage settlement write-downs Just Hilley was a reporter with HousingWire, where he was a specialist on the servicing industry and investments.

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A mortgage servicer is a company to which some borrowers pay their mortgage loan payments and which performs other services in connection with mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. The mortgage servicer may be the entity that originated the mortgage, or it may have purchased the mortgage servicing rights from the original mortgage lender.

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