At Countrywide, Option ARM Woes Mount

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Blown Mortgage: Bank of America Neuters Countrywide? – CNN reports that Bank of America will eliminate all but the most sound mortgage products as it attempts to complete its takeover of Countrywide. Countrywide was made famous by its option ARM and other non-traditional products which have clearly back-fired.

With so many Settlements against Countrywide, BOA and BoNY Can BOA choose not to reach out to us?Does anyone make them? We are Current, Never Late, Underwater on our Countrywide Pay-Option ARM Loan-.

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Beginning in 2005, for example, he fretted about lending practices at Countrywide, e-mail messages show. One target of his ire was the "pay-option adjustable-rate mortgage," a loan that let borrowers pay a fraction of the interest owed and none of the principal during an introductory period.

In an effort to help borrowers with Countrywide subprime and option-ARM mortgages avoid foreclosure, Bank of America created its National Homeownership Retention Program (NHRP), providing mortgage.

Countrywide. options." H&R Block Q1 Loss Widens on mortgage woes (steven towns in Seeking Alpha, Aug. 30th): "H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) reported a Q1 net loss of $302.6M, or -$0.93/share, more than.

At first glance, the Option ARM loan seems like a great product, but only if it’s used responsibly. In the past, it was tapped by astute borrowers who had a varied income (such as salespeople and the self-employed), who could elect to pay a minimum amount during some months (like on a credit card) but then make up for the shortfall when more money was available.

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The sale of Countrywide Mortgage to Bank of America absorbed another blow this week as three states took legal action against the lender.. The attorneys general of California and Illinois and the.

Most of the subprime loans or what they call exploding ARM loans, where even if overall interest rates. ARNOLD: Federal officials a few years ago were encouraging lenders to expand mortgages.