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Avoiding Predatory Lending Practices (Video)

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Avoiding Predatory Lending Practices

Three-part video series from Northwestern Legal Services' Access to Justice cable access television show broadcast on Erie Cablevision (Channel 2) in Erie, PA.

Avoiding Predatory Lending Practices in Pennsylvania, with Dave Pesch, Housing Counseling Programs Manager at St. Martin's Center in Erie, PA and Maggie Schuetz, Staff Attorney with Community Justice Project, Pittsburgh, PA. Recorded February 14, 2008.


Part 1: What is Predatory Lending?

What help is available, details on over-appraisals, property flipping, avoiding variable rate, and details on the newly structured Western PA Mortgage Fraud Task Force. (9:58). View the video:

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Part 2: Identifying Poor Lending Practices

Tips on what to avoid. (6:09). View the video:

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Part 3: How to Protect Yourself from Predatory Lending

Recommended proactive steps, housing counseling is available, where to get help. (10:59). View the video:

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Last Review and Update: Mar 11, 2008