Wells Fargo to Help Bay Area Customers Facing Mortgage Payment Challenges at Two-Day Home Preservation Workshop
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop in Richmond, Calif. for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial hardships. Wells Fargo has invited more than 11,000 mortgage customers within a 100 mile radius of Richmond to the free two-day workshop which will be held on Wednesday, March 7 and Thursday, March 8, 2012, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., at the Craneway Pavilion, located at 1414 Harbour Way South in Richmond, Calif. Parking and attendance are free.
How to register for Wells Fargo’s Richmond, CA Home Preservation Workshop
Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is strongly recommended in order to guarantee the ability to meet one-on-one with a representative. Sign up by Monday, March 5, at www.wfhmevents.com/leadingthewayhome. For more information call 1-800-405-8067.
“Although less than 2 percent of homeowner-occupied loans in our servicing portfolio have resulted in foreclosure sale over the past year, we understand that some of our customers are going through difficult times during this economic recovery,” said Jim Foley, president of Wells Fargo’s Greater Bay Area region. “During this two-day workshop Wells Fargo home mortgage customers, who are faced with payment challenges, will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with our home preservation specialists to explore the options available to them. Our goal with this event is to help as many people as possible preserve their homes.” This is the third Home Preservation Workshop Wells Fargo has hosted in the East Bay over the last three years.
More than 100 Wells Fargo home retention team members – including bilingual specialists – will be on hand at the upcoming workshop to assist customers. Where possible, borrowers will receive a decision on a workout, loan modification, or other options, on site or shortly following the workshop. Options include Wells Fargo’s own loan modification program and the federal government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). This will be the seventh scheduled workshop Wells Fargo will host in 2012. Wells Fargo has met with more than 32,000 customers at 55 Home Preservation Workshops since Sept. 2009 nationwide.
Following the workshop in Richmond, Wells Fargo will hold the next workshops of 2012 in Los Angeles (March 14 - 15) and Las Vegas (March 21).
Customers across the country facing mortgage payment difficulties can also call 1-800-678-7986 for more information about potential options to avoid foreclosure.
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About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 23 on Fortune’s 2011 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo Bank, NA, is an equal opportunity housing lender.
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