Looking for a home? Beware of deceptive mortgage ads

Are you looking to purchase your dream home? Chances are you’ve seen a couple of mortgage ads promising low rates or payments. But just because an offer seems perfect, it doesn’t mean it can’t have some flaws 

FTC shuts down mortgage relief scam

It’s hard enough to get behind on your mortgage, without having a scam artist get you into even more trouble. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently shut down an operation it says perpetrated a wide-ranging mortgage relief scam. At the FTC’s request, a federal court issued orders against 22 defendants who offered cash-strapped consumers home loan modification…

BBB warns of mortgage relief scams

Working for Better Business Bureau, I have learned to stay calm while listening to consumers’ complaints and to keep a professional distance. However, every so often, I still hear something that makes my blood boil. Recently, I spoke with a woman who was facing foreclosure, and her story broke my heart. Her husband had fallen…