Articles Posted in Securitization – Mortgage

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Max Garnder, III, has an excellent article on some of the abuses that servicers inflict upon consumers who are in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy that we suggest you carefully read.

This is an entertaining and informative article by Max and you can get a taste of it from the first paragraph:

Wayne Gretzky once said that his success was due to the fact that he focused on where the puck was going to be, not where it was. For most consumer debtors who have home mortgage loans and are involved in Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, this Gretzkyism is somewhat of a double entendre. The fact of the matter is that most of these debtors have no idea who really owns their home mortgage loan and they most assuredly do not know why the balance owed keeps going up. Or, as Yogi Berra might say, these “guys have been double-pucked!”

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One issue that comes up in almost all Alabama foreclosures is whether the loan (the note) has been held by the original bank or mortgage company or instead if it has entered the somewhat mysterious world of mortgage back securitization?

We begin a series on this issue today and will add original posts and also newsworthy items to this “category” on our blog.

So, what in the world is “securitization” and what does it mean to me? In this post we will start to answer the first part of this question – what is it – and in future posts we will get to the personal part which is what does it mean to me….

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