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SOUTH FLORIDA MORTGAGE AND DEBT SETTLEMENT  LAWYER

SECOND MORTGAGE – LINE OF CREDIT –  HELOC SETTLEMENTS

A HELOC, also known as a Line of Credit Mortgage or Second Mortgage is often “charged off” or appears on a borrowers credit report as “bad debt” or “charge off”. Often, borrowers wrongly assume that the mortgage is then completely forgiven or written off and not collectible.  This is not necessarily true. Often bad debt gets sold on the market and creditors, debt companies and third parties purchase it at a discount. The mortgage remains on the title to the property and is not satisfied or reflecting a zero balance.

At the Law Offices of Jacqueline A. Salcines, PA, we have over 20 years experience negotiating debt for our clients and have been successful in wiping these HELOC and Lines of Credit Mortgages off or settling them for pennies on the dollar. The most important step and first step is to make sure the debt was transferred to the new owner correctly and that it is in fact collectible. You do not want to settle or work something out on a debt that was never collectible to begin with.

Once we determine it is collectible, then we go to work to have it worked out whether written off or settled for the borrower.

If you have a HELOC or Line of Credit mortgage sitting on your credit report or property, or have been sued in foreclosure recently to collect on the line of credit, call us.

Contact the Law Offices of Jacqueline A. Salcines, PA today at (305) 669-5280 to schedule your legal consultation.

The Law Offices of Jacqueline Salcines offers cost effective services designed to meet your individual needs and requirements. For strong legal representation, call us at (305) 669-5280 today! Attorney Jacqueline Salcines  has been handling all types of mortgage, debt settlement and foreclosure  matters for 20 years.

 Main office 305 | 669 | 5280. Or email the attorney directly: J.Salcines@Salcineslaw.com

TRUST |  COMMITMENT  | RESULTS

Jacqueline A. Salcines

Jacqueline A. Salcines

JACQUELINE A. SALCINES, ESQ.
706 S. DIXIE HIGHWAY
SECOND FLOOR
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146
TEL. 305 669 5280

Email:  J.Salcines@Salcineslaw.com

SOUTH FLORIDA MORTGAGE AND DEBT SETTLEMENT LAWYERS

MORTGAGE DEBT SETTLEMENT IN FLORIDA

A recent news article predicts a steep increase in line of credits and HELOC foreclosures this year based on the number of borrowers that took out lines of credits or second mortgages (HELOC) on their houses when property values increased over the last two years.  After Hurricane Irma and with stagnant property values in the past months, some borrowers were forced to default on their lines of credits.

If you are one of the many homeowners who have lines of credit or HELOC’s on their homes, in a second position after their first mortgage,  you may now be in a position to settle the debt.  With so many properties still under water, that is, the mortgage balance owed on the first mortgage is greater then the value of the property, many lenders who hold lines of credits are more than willing to settle the amounts owed on the mortgage with the borrowers.

In order to have a successful negotiation and settlement wherein the result is the complete forgiveness of the debt owed on the line of credit, it is crucial to following certain steps in order to have the mortgage lender agree to accept a short payoff.

After years of  negotiating these line of credit mortgages for our clients, we are well versed in first obtaining a CMA or Comparative Market Analysis, crafting a correct hardship letter and sending the lender the documents they required.

This settlement is not a loan modification nor does it require the production of mountains and mountains of financial documents to the lender.

There is no required Request for Mortgage Assistance (RMA) nor loan modification applications required either.

Rather, we start with a demand and proposal letter and provide the documents we know the lender will request.  And from there, the negotiation often is resolved within 30 days.  Our extensive experience working with mortgage lenders  and borrowers places us in a position to extensively negotiate for you. So that you end up paying only a small portion of the debt.

Allow us to go to work for you and negotiate your Home Equity Line of Credit debt.

We offer free phone consultations, and a no cost review of your case. 

Call us today.   305.669.5280 and see how we can help you.


About the Author:

Jacqueline A. Salcines, Esq is the Owner and Managing Partner of the Law Offices of Jacqueline A. Salcines, P.A. Real Estate and Business Law Group. With over 18 years experience including holding a dual degree in Accounting, her broad knowledge of DEBT SETTLEMENT serves to aggressively protect and defend our firm’s clients.

Call us today to set up a  free consultation to discuss your specific needs. We are here for you!

Main office 305 | 669 | 5280. Or email the attorney directly: J.Salcines@Salcineslaw.com

TRUST |  COMMITMENT  | RESULTS

Jacqueline A. Salcines

Jacqueline A. Salcines

JACQUELINE A. SALCINES, ESQ.
706 S. DIXIE HIGHWAY
SECOND FLOOR
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146
TEL. 305 669 5280

Email:  J.Salcines@Salcineslaw.com

SOUTH FLORIDA MORTGAGE AND DEBT SETTLEMENT LAWYERS

MORTGAGE DEBT SETTLEMENT IN FLORIDA

Many homeowners who have lines of credit or HELOC’s on their homes, in a second position after their first mortgage, are now in a position to settle the debt.  With so many properties still under water, that is, the mortgage balance owed on the first mortgage is greater then the value of the property, many lenders who hold lines of credits are more than willing to settle the amounts owed on the mortgage with the borrowers.

In order to have a successful negotiation and settlement wherein the result is the complete forgiveness of the debt owed on the line of credit, it is crucial to following certain steps in order to have the mortgage lender agree to accept a short payoff.

After years of  negotiating these line of credit mortgages for our clients, we are well versed in first obtaining a CMA or Comparative Market Analysis, crafting a correct hardship letter and sending the lender the documents they required.

This settlement is not a loan modification nor does it require the production of mountains and mountains of financial documents to the lender.

There is no required Request for Mortgage Assistance (RMA) nor loan modification applications required either.

Rather, we start with a demand and proposal letter and provide the documents we know the lender will request.  And from there, the negotiation often is resolved within 30 days.  Our extensive experience working with mortgage lenders  and borrowers places us in a position to extensively negotiate for you. So that you end up paying only a small portion of the debt.

Allow us to go to work for you and negotiate your Home Equity Line of Credit debt.

We offer free phone consultations, and a no cost review of your case. 

Call us today.   305.669.5280 and see how we can help you.


About the Author:

Jacqueline A. Salcines, Esq is the Owner and Managing Partner of the Law Offices of Jacqueline A. Salcines, P.A. Real Estate and Business Law Group. With over 17 years experience including holding a dual degree in Accounting, her broad knowledge of DEBT SETTLEMENT serves to aggressively protect and defend our firm’s clients.

Call us today to set up a  free consultation to discuss your specific needs. We are here for you!

Main office 305 | 669 | 5280. Or email the attorney directly: J.Salcines@Salcineslaw.com

TRUST |  COMMITMENT  | RESULTS

Jacqueline A. Salcines

Jacqueline A. Salcines

JACQUELINE A. SALCINES, ESQ.
706 S. DIXIE HIGHWAY
SECOND FLOOR
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146
TEL. 305 669 5280

Email:  J.Salcines@Salcineslaw.com

 

SOUTH FLORIDA MORTGAGE AND DEBT SETTLEMENT LAWYERS

MORTGAGE DEBT SETTLEMENT IN FLORIDA

Many homeowners who have lines of credit or HELOC’s on their homes, in a second position after their first mortgage, are now in a position to settle the debt.  With so many properties still under water, that is, the mortgage balance owed on the first mortgage is greater then the value of the property, many lenders who hold lines of credits are more than willing to settle the amounts owed on the mortgage with the borrowers.

In order to have a successful negotiation and settlement wherein the result is the complete forgiveness of the debt owed on the line of credit, it is crucial to following certain steps in order to have the mortgage lender agree to accept a short payoff.

After years of  negotiating these line of credit mortgages for our clients, we are well versed in first obtaining a CMA or Comparative Market Analysis, crafting a correct hardship letter and sending the lender the documents they required.

This settlement is not a loan modification nor does it require the production of mountains and mountains of financial documents to the lender.

There is no required Request for Mortgage Assistance (RMA) nor loan modification applications required either.

Rather, we start with a demand and proposal letter and provide the documents we know the lender will request.  And from there, the negotiation often is resolved within 30 days.  Our extensive experience working with mortgage lenders  and borrowers places us in a position to extensively negotiate for you. So that you end up paying only a small portion of the debt.

Allow us to go to work for you and negotiate your Home Equity Line of Credit debt.

We offer free phone consultations, and a no cost review of your case. 

Call us today.   305.669.5280 and see how we can help you.


About the Author:

Jacqueline A. Salcines, Esq is the Owner and Managing Partner of the Law Offices of Jacqueline A. Salcines, P.A. Real Estate and Business Law Group. With over 17 years experience including holding a dual degree in Accounting, her broad knowledge of DEBT SETTLEMENT serves to aggressively protect and defend our firm’s clients.

Call us today to set up a  free consultation to discuss your specific needs. We are here for you!

Main office 305 | 669 | 5280. Or email the attorney directly: J.Salcines@Salcineslaw.com

TRUST |  COMMITMENT  | RESULTS

Jacqueline A. Salcines

Jacqueline A. Salcines

JACQUELINE A. SALCINES, ESQ.
706 S. DIXIE HIGHWAY
SECOND FLOOR
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146
TEL. 305 669 5280

Email:  J.Salcines@Salcineslaw.com

HELOC loans, or Home Equity Lines of Credit, are great loans for helping with closing costs at the time of purchase, or for helping pay for vehicles, or house repairs, or any emergency.  However, when the balance of your first mortgage exceeds the fair market value of your home, or the first and HELOC added together total more than your home is worth, HELOC’s become not so fun and endearing.  In fact, many homeowners want to knock themselves over the head for taking them out and now having to be stuck in an underwater property.

But, what many borrowers do not know if the hidden secret behind HELOC’s and the lenders who hold them.

At the beginning the HELOC’s have very low interest rates, or are interest only, causing only a $200 or $250.00 dent in the borrowers pocketbook. But as the amortizing HELOC’s now reach maturity or rate adjustments, homeowners are finding themselves unable to make the payments.

That’s where we come in.

ORDER AN APPRAISAL AND KNOW WHAT YOUR HOME IS WORTH

If the home is upside down, meaning you owe more than its worth (with both mortgages added together), the majority of lenders will not foreclose or even attempt collection efforts, since they know they are in second position of priority.   Therefore, the solution here is settlement.  Not modification.

At the Law Offices of Jacqueline Salcines, PA, we handle hundreds of these second HELOC mortgage negotiations and have experience in settling them. By first ordering the appraisal and a payoff of the first mortgage, we know how to approach the lender to make a case for 100% settlement and write off of the HELOC loan.  Often lenders have faulty assignments, have lost notes, and the debt is uncollectable merely because they don’t have the documents to pursue the foreclosure collection in court.   When these scenarios arise, the majority of the lenders will agree to this position and sign a Satisfaction of Mortgage and release of the lien.

SETTLEMENT OPTIONS

If not agreeable, then they may still settle for pennies on the dollar, again not a modification!  A loan settlement means that they may agree to accept $1,500.00 or $2,000.00 on a loan of $150,000.00 or $200,000 (10 percent to the total debt owed)  And the remainder is not paid in installments. Rather, it is completely erased and forgiven.  So the only remaining loan on the property is the first mortgage.

At the Law Offices of Jacqueline A. Salcines, PA, we have extensive, over 25 combined years experience in navigating through mortgage, real estate and debt settlement law to get the possible results for our clients.  HELOC loans can be troublesome.  But we can help you navigate through the maze of homeownership and HELOC’s.  Knowing  the type of loan settlement you can qualify for and whether the servicer participates is our job.

Allow us to put our knowledge and expertise to work for you.  The first consultation is always free of charge and can determine, after careful examination of the above details, provide options available to you.   Call today.

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TRUST  |   COMMITMENT  |  RESULTS

LAW OFFICES OF JACQUELINE SALCINES, PA.

706 S. DIXIE HIGHWAY

SECOND FLOOR

CORAL GABLES, FL 33146

TEL: 305 669.5280

Direct email: J.Salcines@salcineslaw.com