Mortgage Lender Complaints Popular at the BBB of Metropolitan New York

finance 150x150 Mortgage Lender Complaints Popular at the BBB of Metropolitan New YorkThe Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York was recently featured in the New York Times regarding mortgage lender complaints and the new Consumer Protection Financial Bureau.

Financial service companies generated the most complaints to the BBB of Metropolitan New York in 2010, according to the most recent data. The BBB tracked a staggering 11,224 consumer complaints against financial companies in 2010, 48% higher than in 2009.

Many of these complaints involved loan modifications, specifically the length of time it took to complete one. The BBB will intervene on behalf of a consumer for both BBB accredited and non accredited businesses after the initial complaint is filed.

To read the full article, visit http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/05/realestate/mortgages-on-troubleshooting.html?_r=1

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About Veronica Brown

I am currently the Marketing Communications Intern for the Council of Better Business Bureaus in Arlington, VA. Originally from Seattle, I am currently a student in Washington, D.C. studying International Affairs. In my spare time, I enjoy volunteering around the city, exploring the East Coast and keeping up with politics.