As record numbers of homeowners are defaulting on mortgages and facing foreclosure, foreclosure "rescue" scammers are coming out of the woodwork in droves. These people and companies pretend to help homeowners, but instead often steal homes, equity, and money -- leaving the former homeowner in a more desperate financial state than before. Don't become a victim -- learn how the scams work, what the scammers are like, and how to protect yourself.
La posibilidad de perder su casa en una ejecución hipotecaria puede resultar aterradora. La realidad, estafadores que están aprovechándose de la vulnerabilidad de los dueños de vivienda desesperados, es igualmente aterradora. Muchas de las supuestas compañías de rescate de ejecución hipotecaria
Homeowners facing foreclosure sometimes pin their hopes on companies that claim they can stop a foreclosure by negotiating new mortgage terms with lenders. These companies are often called foreclosure consultants or mortgage assistance services. Unfortunately, some of these services are scams -- and