What Is Mortgage Forbearance?

What does mortgage forbearance really mean? Today I’ll outline clearly what this could mean for you.

With over 30 million people unemployed and over 3 million people seeking forbearance, it’s a good idea for everyone to familiarize themselves with what mortgage forbearance is—and what it isn’t—during this challenging time.

First, know that forbearance is not the same as forgiveness; forbearance is simply making an arrangement with a mortgage provider to delay or reduce payments for a stated period. The great news is that some mortgage companies are offering good options to those who are struggling to make their mortgage payments due to COVID-19. To learn more about mortgage forbearance, watch this short video.

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