Servicing Guide

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What happens if a borrower who has a balloon mortgage loan files bankruptcy before the balloon maturity date?

When a borrower who has a balloon mortgage loan files for bankruptcy before the balloon maturity date, the servicer's ability to ensure the continuation of MI coverage by offering a conditional refinancing to the borrower prior to the balloon maturity date may be affected.

For more information please see: E-2.3-05: Bankruptcies Involving Balloon Mortgage Loans.

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