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Goddard Hosting Foreclosure Prevention Webinar for Yavapai County Residents

 

(Phoenix, Ariz. -- Nov. 17, 2009)  Attorney General Terry Goddard today invited Yavapai County homeowners to participate in a foreclosure prevention webinar on Wednesday from 6 – 8 p.m.

The webinar is hosted by Goddard, the Arizona Foreclosure Prevention Task Force and Fannie Mae. Topics to be discussed include resources provided by the federal Making Home Affordable program, important timelines and options for those facing foreclosure, the do’s and don’ts of loan modifications and the red flags to avoid loan modification fraud.

This webinar is the latest in Goddard’s efforts to protect homeowners from loan modification fraud. “I will continue to aggressively prosecute those who attempt to defraud Arizonans struggling to stay in their homes,” Goddard said. “However, I prefer to prevent families from becoming victims in the first place. This webinar will help Yavapai County homeowners identify the steps they need to take when faced with foreclosure, so they have the best chances to stay in their homes and avoid becoming victims.”

For more information or to register for the event, go to the Arizona Foreclosure Prevention Task Force’s Website at http://www.azforeclosureprevention.org/webinar_registration.htm, and see the attached event flyer.

For homeowners who do not have Internet access but wish to participate in the webinar, the Prescott Valley Town Center and Prescott City Hall have agreed to provide free access to members of the public.  To attend the webinar from one of these locations please contact: 

Additional resources for homeowners, including a Foreclosure Information Workbook, are available for free on the Attorney General’s Web site. To access this page, go to www.azag.gov and click on “Foreclosure Resource Center.”