Lawmakers move to expand mortgage protection for military

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When notified that you are on active military duty, your mortgage lender must reduce the interest rate to no more than six percent per year during the period of active military service, recalculate your payments to reflect the lower rate, advise you of the adjusted amount due, provide adjusted coupons or billings, and ensure that the adjusted payments are not returned as insufficient payments.

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Quite simply, a VA loan allows you to purchase a home with no down payment. With a traditional loan most lenders require between 10 and 20%. In addition, there’s no PMI (private mortgage insurance) because it’s backed by the government. This could save you hundreds of dollars a month, based on how much you want to borrow.

7.6 Million Borrowers Underwater on Mortgages: Study More than 8.3 million U.S. mortgages or 20 percent of all mortgaged properties were in a negative equity position at year-end 2008, according to data released by First American CoreLogic Wednesday. This is compared to the 7.6 million or 18 percent of borrowers who were underwater at the end of the third quarter.

Bank of America offers the Military Loan Modification Program and reduced interest rate to distressed military customers with loans owned and serviced by Bank of America, but is also working with investors to expand loan modifications to all military customers. FIND OUT IF YOU QUALIFY FOR MORTGAGE MODIFICATION

Military servicemembers could get expanded protections from mortgage lenders under legislation to be introduced tuesday.reps. elijah cummings, D-Md., Bob Filner, D-Calif., and Adam Smith, D-Wash.

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Moving your mortgage or being deployed? As an existing mortgage customer with HSBC, you can also take advantage of the favourable terms we offer armed forces personnel. So, if you need to move away for a deployment either in the UK or overseas, you can:

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