Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, today announced plans to host nine Home Preservation Workshops for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial hardships. Wells Fargo will invite thousands of customers who may be experiencing mortgage payment challenges to the free workshops. Parking is free.
Upcoming Wells Fargo Home Preservation Workshops
Wells Fargo will host workshops in the following cities:
How to register for a Wells Fargo Home Preservation Workshop
Walk-ins are welcome although registration is strongly recommended in order to guarantee the ability to meet one-on-one with a representative. Customers should register at www.wfhmevents.com/leadingthewayhome or call 1-800-405-8067 for more information.
“Although less than 2 percent of homeowner-occupied loans in our servicing portfolio have resulted in foreclosure sale over the past year, helping struggling mortgage customers find options to help them stay in their homes is a top priority,” said Joe Ohayon, Wells Fargo’s senior vice president of Community Outreach with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. “These workshops provide Wells Fargo home mortgage customers with the opportunity to meet face-to-face with our home preservation specialists to discuss options available to help them keep their homes and avoid foreclosure.”
Where possible, borrowers will receive a decision on a workout, loan modification, or other options, on site or shortly following the workshop. From 2009 through 2012, Wells Fargo hosted 82 such workshops across the country where more than 40,000 customers facing payment challenges attended. Many customers received modifications or other loan workouts to help them keep their homes and avoid foreclosure.
Options include Wells Fargo’s own loan modification program and the federal government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). About 75 Wells Fargo home preservation specialist team members, including bilingual specialists, will be on hand at the upcoming workshops to assist customers.
Customers facing mortgage payment difficulties also can 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 $1.4 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 has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.