Anyone at risk of default may be eligible for mortgage loan modification. While there are some guidelines for government programs and private loan modifications, anyone can attempt a loan modification. There is no requirement that your loan be in default. The real question is not qualification but success. There are many factors that go into a successful mortgage modification.

Success in mortgage modification requires a well-conceived financial plan, a well-documented hardship and the persistence to obtain a permanent mortgage modification. Read our Foreclosure Process article