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FTC bans advance fees for loan mod help | Inman News / Ventura Real Estate

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler November 22, 2010 Legal Updates

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By Inman News, Monday, November 22, 2010.

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For-profit companies that provide “foreclosure rescue” and loan modification services will be barred from collecting fees in advance beginning Jan. 31 under new rules issued by the Federal Trade Commission.

The FTC’s Mortgage Assistance Relief Services (MARS) rule prohibits for-profit mortgage-relief companies from …

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J.P. Morgan Chase to stop foreclosures

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler October 1, 2010 Real Estate News - Hot topics

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Have you heard the buzz about Chase Bank stopping Foreclosure?

Since we received more than one phone call yesterday asking what we had heard about Chase Bank stopping foreclosures, we are posting this information for your review.  We have pulled information from several sources.  It appears to be immediately affecting judicial …

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It’s the perfect time to buy that dream home

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler September 8, 2010 First Time Home Buyer

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The unstable market has put some buyers on hold, but one housing expert says it actually makes sense to buy now.

Of course, that’s easier said than done. With the unemployment rate at 9.6%, not to mention today’s tighter lending standards, buying a home is simply unattainable for many people.

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Ventura Real Estate: Gary Home Mortgage at CMS

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler June 22, 2010 About Us

We had the pleasure of sitting with Gary Stotko and Gary Young of Gary Home Mortgage at CMS today to discuss ways to better serve our clients and provide unsurpassed service on both the lending and Real Estate aspects of the transaction.  We realize this is the single most important purchase that many people make …

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