A loan servicing company with an office in Raleigh is being sold for the fourth time in ten years.
HomEq has roughly 1,200 employees. About 200 are based in Raleigh, with the rest located at the company's main offices in North Highlands, a suburb of Sacramento, Calif.
HomEq services troubled loans for lenders and investors, taking calls from struggling homeowners and working with borrowers to modify their loans or lower interest rates on their mortgages.
West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Ocwen is one of the country's largest subprime loan servicing companies. It has offices in California, Washington D.C., Florida and Georgia as well as operations in India and Uruguay.
Ocwen officials did not immediately return a call seeking comment about whether the acquisition would affect operations at the Raleigh office.