Nationstar Third Party Reconveyance Preparation Charges Class Action

This class action alleges that Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, which does business as Mr. Cooper, charged mortgage borrowers improper fees when their mortgages were released, assessing them a Third Party Reconveyance Preparation Fee or a Third Party Reconveyance/Release Preparation Fee, or something similar, even though neither the law nor their mortgage contracts permitted these fees.  Read more

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Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing Failure to Cancel PMI Class Action

NewRez, LLC services mortgages as Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company has charged mortgage customers for private mortgage insurance (PMI) premiums, even after the PMI has terminated. The complaint claims Shellpoint has violated the Homeowners Protection Act (HPA) and Illinois state laws and breached its contracts with customers.  Read more

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RoundPoint Mortgage Pay-to-Pay Fee Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action alleging RoundPoint Mortgage charged borrowers pay-to-pay fees for making mortgage payments by telephone or IVR. The complaint claimed that RoundPoint’s charging of these fees violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, state debt collection laws, and the terms of the borrowers’ loan agreements.  Read more

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Wells Fargo Reports Mortgages as Being in Forbearance California Class Action

Lenders, landlords, and employers all use credit reports to screen applicants, to determine whether they want to enter into relationships with them. It is therefore important that credit reports be accurate. The complaint for this class action alleges that Wells Fargo Bank, NA furnishes false information to credit reporting agencies, claiming that certain mortgage accounts  Read more

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JPMorgan Chase Six-State Interest on Escrow Settlement

JPMorgan Chase is settling a class action alleging it did not pay interest on escrow accounts where it was holding homeowners’ advance payments related to mortgages it was servicing, such as payments for property taxes and homeowner’s insurance. The states include Connecticut, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin.  Read more

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Gregory Funding Payoff Statement Fees Not Yet Incurred Class Action

This class action concerns the kinds of fees mortgage servicers are permitted to add to payoff statements, and how those fees may be figured. The complaint sues Gregory Funding, LLC for two fees added to its payoff statement, alleging that the wire fee should not have been added and that the reconveyance fee is excessive.  Read more

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Fay Servicing Payoff Inquiries Regulation X, RESPA Class Action

Fay Servicing, LLC is a mortgage servicer that at times also acts as a debt collector. This class action brings suit against Fay, alleging that it has a “pattern and practice of failing to provide homeowners with an accurate statement regarding the mortgages that it services.”  Read more

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Freedom Mortgage Automatic Inspections Settlement

Freedom Mortgage Corporation has agreed to settle a class action alleging it improperly or unnecessarily charged borrowers fees for property inspections. The complaint alleged it charged the fees for property inspections when mortgages it serviced were delinquent or in default.  Read more

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Shellpoint Mortgage Inadequate Explanation of Payoff Items Class Action

Shellpoint Mortgage Services, officially called Newrez, LLC, is a mortgage servicer. This class action alleges that Shellpoint issues mortgage payoff that do not comply with federal laws, like the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Florida state laws. The complaint claims that the mortgage payoff statements issued by the company to borrowers include a  Read more

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Caliber Home Loans Pay-to-Pay Fee Settlement

Caliber Home Loans, Inc. is settling three class actions alleging it charges borrowers pay-to-pay fees to make mortgage payments. The complaint alleged the company charged borrowers fees to make online, telephone, or IVR payments, and that this violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and breaches borrowers’ loan agreements.  Read more

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