You Can Spot and Avoid Equity Scams

by : Christian Okoye

If you are looking for equity loam, you should be careful in your selection. Needless to say, we know that Most lenders on the equity loan marketplace are legitimate lenders; however, a few lenders are
taking the less fortunate for a ride. These unscrupulus lenders offer appealing loans, ; however, a few lenders are
taking the less fortunate for a ride. These unscrupulus lenders offer appealing loans, yet fail to tell
the borrower about hidden charges. Hidden charges are often stripped from
loans, since the APR is a supposed security to borrower that weeds out hidden fees.

"Equity Stripping" is one of the leading scams on the loan marketplace. The lenders engaging in
"equity stripping" will often present to borrowers (too good to be truth) deals, leading them to believe
that they are saving money. Thus, once the borrower agrees to the contract, the lender will pose new
charges, high interest, and other fees that puts weight on the borrower, until he or she breaks and
fails to make payments on the mortgage. The lender then repossesses the home, selling the house for
profit while the borrower is standing on the corner, wondering where he will live next. The issue is that this people are well trained in what they are doing, you rarely spot in first glance.

However, the Federal Government has provided information to help borrowers avoid losing. Since
equity stripping is becoming a huge industry, the Fed's advise homeowners to watch out for equity
stripping, including paying attention to lenders that are offering loans that reach above your wages.

Borrowers are advice by federal Government to stay alert to "loan flipping," which is the process of switching
loans regularly and requesting larger amounts of cash on each refinance applied. If a lender is
pressuring you to sign an agreement, you will need to find another lender, since pressuring
borrowers are a surefire tip that the lender is out to take you for a ride. You will also want to consider
PMI, which is personal mortgage insurance, which is a requirement; however, few lenders attempt to
charge for additional coverage that is not needed. Thus, homeowners, especially the less fortunate,
Should adhere to advice and read details of any loan offered thoroughly before making a final decision. At lest to ensure that you known what your doing.