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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2011
CONTACT:Neighborhood Preservation Division
Community & Economic Development Department
951.413.3450   np@moval.org

Moreno Valley Hosts Foreclosure Prevention Seminar

The City of Moreno Valley is hosting a free foreclosure prevention seminar. This event is offered in partnership with other agencies as a regional effort to help residents in Moreno Valley, and in surrounding areas, reduce their risk of home foreclosure. The event will be held on April 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center located at 14075 Frederick Street.

Seminar sponsors working in conjunction with the City of Moreno Valley include the County of Riverside Economic Development Agency, City of Hemet, City of Perris, Homeownership Education Learning Program (HELP), and Housing Opportunities Collaborative of the Inland Empire (HOCIE).

Presenters include representatives from the Internal Revenue Service, Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, County of Riverside, Curtailing Abuse Related to the Elderly Team, and The National Association of Real Estate Brokers - Investment Division, Inc. Housing Counseling Agency. Speakers will provide information and resources to help residents evaluate their specific situations and avoid foreclosure. Attendees for this seminar may speak directly to housing counselors and lenders. Limited Spanish translation will be available. Seminar topics include:

  • Can my home be saved from foreclosure?
  • Loan modification, short sale, and foreclosure processes
  • Avoiding foreclosure prevention scams
  • Federal foreclosure prevention programs

Several lenders/servicers will be on-site to meet one-on-one with homeowners, including, Chase Bank, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, GMAC Mortgage, HSBC, US Bank, and Wells Fargo Mortgage.

Remarks at this Foreclosure Prevention Seminar will be presented by Assemblyman Paul Cook, Riverside County Supervisors Marion Ashley and Jeff Stone, Moreno Valley Mayor Pro Tem Jesse L. Molina, and California Department of Real Estate Commissioner Jeff Davi. Remarks may also be given by top elected officials from the cities of Hemet and Perris. Additionally, representatives from Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack’s office will be in attendance.

Advanced registration is recommended. For a list of what to bring, additional participating lenders, general information, or to register, please contact the Neighborhood Preservation Division of the Community & Economic Development Department at 951.413.3450 or e-mail np@moval.org. Registration information and resource links related to foreclosure prevention are available at www.moval.org.

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