Sharing Success Stories: How Knowing the Options Helped These Households Avoid Eviction

Having a safe and secure place to live is important to every household, and takes on a new meaning for those facing financial hardship. Changes to a family’s financial stability might involve temporary layoffs or unexpected reductions in family income, especially in this time of unprecedented economic impacts from...

What do You do After the Foreclosure Notification Arrives?

Sometimes life can take unexpected turns… and things can go in surprising directions when it comes to household finances. That was the case for Victoria and Jeff.   Several unexpected financial situations were throwing off the couple’s budget, leading them to lean heavily on their credit cards, as well...

My Mortgage Forbearance Has Ended. What’s Next?

Mortgage Options after a Forbearance Calling your lender to discuss your options can feel intimidating and yet the more you are in contact with them the more likely you are to get a resolution in your interest. This self-directed, online course aims to equip you with the tools to make this process a little easier. The...

How to Move Forward as COVID Forbearance Relief Meets First Timing Milestones

It’s been several months since lenders and federal agencies started offering COVID forbearance relief assistance programs aimed at giving Americans a break on their mortgages. These relief programs made it possible for many people to stay in their homes while dealing with the financial challenges of the pandemic crisis. Now,...

HUD-Certified Counselors Offer Free Counseling to Avoid Eviction, Foreclosure – Fox26 Houston

GreenPath's President and CEO Kristen Holt is featured in a FOX26 Houston News segment about options for those facing eviction, foreclosure during the pandemic crisis. As CARES act relief expires, rent and mortgage payments are coming due. If you can't afford to pay them, HUD-certified counselors say they're ready to...

Know Your Options: One-on-One Guidance Available from HUD-Certified Housing Counselors

This content was created in part thanks to a grant from Wells Fargo. CARES Act mortgage forbearance and other relief options are now expiring, or in some cases are up for renewal with no final plans coming from lawmakers.  Getting guidance from HUD-Certified Housing Counselors helps people cope with the uncertainty. The Mortgage...

Reverse Mortgage Counselors: People More Informed, Resources Strained During Pandemic – Reverse Mortgage Daily

Excerpt from Reverse Daily Mortgage showcases the impact the ongoing pandemic has made on those seeking information on reverse mortgages. Based on observations from reverse mortgage counselors, those seeking information are better-prepared for their counseling sessions regarding their understanding of the reverse mortgage...

First Time Homebuyer? Make Sure You’re Prepared for These 7 Hidden Costs

As real estate markets re-open across the country, current historically-low mortgage rates may make it seem like the perfect time to be a first time homebuyer. For many, owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. There’s a sense of pride and accomplishment in ownership. It can give you greater freedom and privacy,...

Counselors See Rising HECM Interest Through COVID-19 Crisis – Reverse Mortgage Daily

Excerpt from Reverse Daily Mortgage monitors interest in Home Equity Conversion Mortgages. As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, it's noteworthy to monitor the interest in Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) options. Reverse mortgage counseling sessions have increased as more seniors seek out ways to soften...

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