When Mortgage Lenders Monkey With Your Client’s Loan

By William J. Purdy, III, Simmons & Purdy (Soquel, CA)
(Used with permission, originally published by BankruptcySoapbox.com 2017)

Spoiler Alert:  Borrowers are an expendable resource in home loan servicing only to be exploited for fees and charges.

And those who could do something “hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil”.

Meanwhile, borrowers are the enemy in something once referred to decades ago as “Combat Loan Servicing”.

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