35,000 homeowners invited to free workshop in Philadelphia, October 5-6; 32 workshops scheduled in 2011 to help thousands of American families avert
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced last week that it is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop in Philadelphia for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage””WeUs Fargo Financial, Wachovia Mortgage and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial hardships. Wells Fargo has invited nearly 35,000 mortgage customers to the Philadelphia workshop scheduled for October 5-6, from 9 AM – 7 PM, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, West Hall “E”, 1101 Arch Street in Philadelphia.
How to register for Wells Fargo’s Philadelphia Home Preservation Workshop
Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is strongly recommended in order to guarantee the ability to meet one-on-one with a representative. Sign up by Tuesday, Oct. 3 at www.wfhmevents.com/leadingthewayhome. For more information call 1-800-405-8067.
Approximately 100 Wells Fargo home retention team members – including bilingual specialists – will be on hand at the upcoming workshop to work with customers. Where possible, borrowers will receive a decision on a workout, loan modification, or other options, on site or shortly following the workshop.
Options include Wells Fargo’s own loan modification program and the federal government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Since September 2009, Wells Fargo has met with about 26,000 customers at the 40 Home Preservation Workshops, held to date. In 2010, Wells Fargo hosted its first Home Preservation Workshop in Philadelphia, where Wells Fargo home retention specialists met one-on-one with more than 500 homeowners facing mortgage payment challenges.
“Wells Fargo wants to help homeowners stay in their homes and we’re working hard to do what we can to help our customers avoid foreclosures and succeed financially,” said Vince Liuzzi, Wells Fargo’s regional president for Greater Philadelphia and Delaware. ‘This workshop offers Wells Fargo and Wachovia home mortgage customers, who are faced with payment challenges, the opportunity to meet face-to-face with our home retention specialists to explore and discuss the options available for them.”
“Wells Fargo wants to help its customers succeed financially and keeping them in their homes is a top priority,” said Marie Day, Wells Fargo’s regional servicing director. “Events like this Home Preservation Workshop provide a key opportunity for customers to work with us in addressing the challenges they face.”