HAMP Program Is Extended Until 2015: What does this mean for homeowners in San Jose and Sunnyvale California?

The Obama Administration announced today that the HAMP program has been extended until 2015.  This is an important development because the program was set to expire at the end of 2013.  ForeclosureHelp and our seven partners had signed a letter … Continue reading

Do Student Loans Contribute to Foreclosure Crisis? What We’ve Seen from Homeowners in San Jose and Sunnyvale, CA

USA Today reported yesterday (“Nobel winner: Cut student loan rates” ) on one of the proposals that has been put forth by Senator Elizabeth Warren (Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act)  to deal with what some have termed the next … Continue reading

ForeclosureHelp Program Manager Position Opening (San Jose California)

The ForeclosureHelp program is recruiting a new program manager, position description is below: FORECLOSUREHELPSCC PROGRAM MANAGER THIS IS A FULL TIME, TEMPORARY POSITION FROM JUNE 15, 2013 TO JUNE 30, 2014HISTORY AND MISSION Housing Trust Silicon Valley (HTSV) (formerly Housing … Continue reading

HARP Refinance Option for Homeowners in San Jose and Sunnyvale

A recent announcement from the “Know Your Options” website (sponsored by Fannie Mae) highlights the Home Affordable Refinance Program, (HARP) as an option for homeowners who are struggling to pay their mortgages. The announcement includes the example of a retired … Continue reading

San Jose: Free Community Financial Expo on Saturday, April 13th at Emmanual Baptist Church

E*Trade is sponsoring a free Community Financial Expo this Saturday, April 13th, from 10am to 2pm at Emmanual Baptist Church on 467 North White Road, San Jose CA 95127. The event will include three workshops, focused on financial and credit … Continue reading

Sáu điều tôi mong muốn tôi có thể thực hiện khác nhau: Làm thế nào để Tránh Tịch thu nhà ở San Jose và ở Sunnyvale

(English Version: Six Things I wish I would have done differently: How to Avoid Foreclosure in San Jose and Sunnyvale) Thật không may, một số chủ nhà gọi Trợ giúp Tịch thu nhà đã bị mất nhà của họ là bị … Continue reading

Homeowner Education and Resource Fair in San Jose on March 23rd, 2013 at Berryessa Branch Library

ForeclosureHelp will be attending and presenting at a Homeowner Education & Resource Fair at the Berryessa Branch Library on Saturday, March 23rd.   The event is from 10AM to 2PM, and the library is located at 3355 Noble Avenue, San Jose, … Continue reading

Six Things I wish I would have done differently: How to Avoid Foreclosure in San Jose and Sunnyvale

By Sean Coffey, Program Manger, Foreclosure Help Unfortunately, some of the homeowners who call Foreclosure Help have already lost their house to foreclosure or are so close to a trustee sale that their only option to delay a trustee sale … Continue reading

Buying a Foreclosed Home in San Jose: Learn about Purchase Assistance Loan and San Jose Dream Home Program at Feb. 12th Workshop

The San Jose Consortium, which includes the Housing Trust of Santa Clara County, the City of San Jose, and Neighborhood Housing Services of Silicon Valley, is sponsoring a workshop on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 focused on the Purchase Assistance Loan … Continue reading

Foreclosures in San Jose and Sunnyvale: Three Reasons Time is Not on Your Side

By Sean Coffey, MPA, Program Manager of ForeclosureHelpSCC In a famous Rolling Stones song, Mick Jagger told us that “Time is on My Side.” However, this is NOT the case if you are having trouble paying your mortgage here in … Continue reading