Tales of Buffoonery, aka What the Heck is Bank of America Smoking?

Ok, I only republish these three stories below because the last two transactions I’ve had where B of A was the buyer’s lender have me totally convinced that BofA’s left hand does not even KNOW there is a right hand. Ok, ok, I know that mortgage regulations did need to be more restrictive compared to the free-wheeling days of 2003-2006 — but boy, the pendulum has just swung so far to the other end of the spectrum, it can just make a buyer pull their hair out while continually uttering “WTF?”

Read on:

BofA requires armless man to provide fingerprints to access his cash:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/02/bank-of-america-asks-arml_n_275882.html

BofA forces homeowner to buy flood insurance (when she lives on the crest of a big hill)

http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/7_on_your_side&id=6996278

Tales of Short Sale insanity in dealing with BofA

http://agentgenius.com/g-rants-insanity-more/realtors/bank-of-america-retard-division-for-short-sales/

(quick note: I’m just republishing this one, I’m not condoning his metaphor….but do note this, the thesaurus usage of “retard”:  “the process is retarded by bureaucratic red tape delay, slow down, slow up, hold back, hold up, set back, postpone, put back, detain, decelerate; hinder, hamper, obstruct, inhibit, impede, check, restrain, restrict, trammel.”)

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