$97,000 grant will help Idahoans prevent foreclosure

Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) recently received a $97,000 grant from the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program that will bolster its efforts to provide counseling to Idaho homeowners in danger of foreclosure.

Attorney General’s Foreclosure Workshop Set for Fort Hall

Boise - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has rescheduled an informational presentation on foreclosure issues in Fort Hall, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden said. The Fort Hall presentation originally scheduled for January was canceled due to weather conditions

Time Running Out for Assistance to Idahoans Displaced by Foreclosure

Boise - May 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idahoans forced to move due to foreclosure have until June 30 to apply for financial assistance from the Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho (CAPAI), Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and CAPAI Executive Director Christina Zamora said today.

Idaho Supreme Court: MERS Meets Definition of Beneficiary

Reston, Virginia - April 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that a five-justice panel of the Idaho Supreme Court unanimously affirmed a lower court decision in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) and three other defendants, dismissing the Plaintiff's complaint of wrongful foreclosure

Attorney General’s Foreclosure Workshops Set for Treasure Valley

Boise - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division will hold a series of informational presentations in the Treasure Valley on foreclosure issues, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden said today. Housing Specialist Ramon Hobdey-Sanchez will discuss foreclosure prevention, Idaho's foreclosure process, and how the National Mortgage Settlement affects Idaho homeowners. The presentations are free and open to the public.

Idaho Department of Finance to Co-Sponsor A Free Foreclosure Intervention Workshop

Boise, ID - August 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The public is invited to attend a Free Foreclosure Intervention Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at the Boise Centre, 850 West Front Street, Boise, ID. Housing counselors, lending institutions and other mortgage experts will be available to help guide attendees through options to avoid foreclosure and the foreclosure process.

Albuquerque Real Estate Agent Sees Foreclosures and Bank Owned Homes Dominating 2012 Market

Albuquerque, NM - May 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bank owned homes will dominate the 2012 real estate market according to Albuquerque REALTOR® Joe Maez of Keller Williams Realty Westside.

Christina Ethridge, of The Ethridge Group Launches New Short Sale Service for Idaho

Coeur d'Alene, ID - March 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Christina Ethridge is CEO of The Ethridge Group based in Coeur d'Alene and just announced an exclusive new short sale service designed to help homeowners who owe more on their home than it's currently worth.

First Statewide Realty Releases List of Common Myths About Self-Managing Rental Properties

SAN JOSE, CA - March 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- First Statewide Realty property managers have released a list of common myths owners often believe about self-managing their rental properties. The list of myths, compiled from years of experience in the San Jose area property management ( business, can help save potential amateur investors the cost and frustration of trying to manage investment properties without the proper experience.

Foreclosure Inventory To Bring Out Bargain Hunters Says Meridian Real Estate Agent John Espinosa

MERIDIAN, ID - February 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Meridian REALTOR® John Espinosa sees foreclosure inventory of bank owned homes likely continuing to bring out bargain hunters through 2012, bringing with it exceptional prices.


WASHINGTON, DC - May 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Idaho and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following flooding, landslides, and mudslides storm during March and April.

Persistence and help from an experienced IHFA housing counselor

EAGLE, ID - May 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- It’s a story heard more and more often in these economic times. Responsible homeowners who would never have dreamed that they wouldn’t be able to make their mortgage payments are now receiving foreclosure notices due to the tough economy. Bill Laubner of Eagle, Idaho was one such homeowner. Although he was responsible about his home purchase – putting 25% of his home’s value toward a down payment, reduction of income and the severe devaluation of his home took its toll and made it difficult to maintain his mortgage payments. Although Laubner attempted to work with his lender, he didn’t qualify for their programs

California Company Ordered to Cease and Desist Mortgage Modification Solicitations in Idaho

Boise, ID - April 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Idaho Department of Finance announced the issuance of a cease and desist order today against California-based “Relief Law Center,” stemming from alleged unlawful mortgage modification solicitations targeted to Idaho homeowners.

$13.5 million in Neighborhood Stabilization Funds awarded to Idaho communities to stabilize neighborhoods and...

BOISE, ID - May 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Idaho communities feeling the effects of foreclosures in area neighborhoods will benefit from funding recently awarded by Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA). IHFA, the administrator of the program, has conditionally awarded $13.5 million in Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds to help Idaho communities facing increased numbers of foreclosed and abandoned homes.


Boise, ID - April 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Idaho Department of Finance has ordered National Foreclosure Relief, Inc. (National Foreclosure), a Nevada corporation, to cease and desist from offering and selling mortgage loan modification services to Idaho residents. The company apparently targets distressed homeowners seeking to avoid foreclosure on their homes.


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