Items Tagged with 'Greg Abbott'


  • Countrywide to Send $7.46m To Texas Borrowers

    Countrywide Financial will send $7.46m in restitution to eligible Texans who lost their homes to foreclosure, according to a statement from the Texas attorney general. The restitution program, first announced by Attorney General Greg Abbott in February, disperses the funds to Countrywide's Texas customers whose loans originated between Jan. 1, 2004 and Dec. 31, 2007.
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  • Texas AG Wants Crackdown on Foreclosure Rescue Scams

    It was bound to happen: as the number of troubled homeowners has increased exponentially, so too have the number of profiteers looking to prey on a homeowner's desire to avoid foreclosure. Foreclosure rescue scams -- always a threat in long-depressed areas in Ohio and Michigan -- are now among the fastest-growing areas of problems for servicers who specialize in managing troubled mortgages, according to various sources in the market that have spoken with HousingWire.
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