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Foreclosure workshop offered for Vegas homeowners

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Homeowners in Las Vegas will have the opportunity to seek help in preventing foreclosure in a workshop Saturday, the office of Sen. Harry Reid announced.

The workshop, which is being hosted by Sen. Reid's office, is for struggling homeowners with a Bank of America loan in Nevada will have a HUD-approved housing counselor and a Bank of America representative available to them to discuss options to help avoid foreclosure.

The workshop comes on the heels of Monday's AIG lawsuit against Bank of America and the downgrade of lenders Freddie Mac and Fannie Mac's credit downgrade.

The workshop is slated for the Consumer Credit Counseling Services at 2650 South Jones Boulevard, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Those who wish to attend will have to RSVP by e-mail at foreclosoreprevention_reid@reid.senate.gov or by calling Sen. Reid's Las Vegas office at 702-388-5020.

Sen. Reid's office says homeowners who attend the workshop should bring the following financial documents if requesting workout assistance from their lender:

  • Copies of pay stubs for the immediate past two months;
  • Copies of bank statements for the immediate past two months;
  • If self-employed, the most recent Profit and Loss Statement and a copy of the last full tax return with all schedules;
  • Letter of explanation of the hardship they are currently experiencing;
  • Signed copies of 2009 and 2010 tax returns.

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