Workouts 101 – Forbearances, Modifications, And Other Loss Mitigation Strategies: What To Do When Your Borrower Can’t Pay

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2022 is shaping out to be another strong year for the mortgage industry. But, lenders should always be prepared for loans that don’t pan out the way they are supposed to, and should be ready to jump in with the proper steps to work out loan defaults when borrowers are in trouble. Geraci’s team of experts is always available to provide guidance and strategy on how to manage loan defaults with discipline and proactivity. We will also break down the essential components of well written agreements to keep lenders out of future litigation.

You’ll learn:

  • Available legal strategies and best practices to manage loan defaults
  • What communication and documentation should lenders be using if their borrowers are requesting loan relief
  • How to properly evaluate and document various loan workout scenarios such as modifications, forbearances, deed in lieu, assignments of rents, etc.
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