More than half of borrowers with home equity lines of credit that will reset this year have seriously underwater properties, and that risk is likely to grow further next year.
Hope Now said nearly 1.9 million homeowners received some sort of mortgage assistance in 2014.
Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, climbed by 5.7% year-over-year in January 2015, according to CoreLogic.
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to a $50.4 million settlement with the Justice Department for robo-signing documents sent to homeowners in bankruptcy and for related abuses.
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