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Can you tell me what state your are in?
Ok, to be very honest with you, it is kind of ridiculous that they have been holding those excess proceeds this long so you need to contact the Missouri Division of Finance and file a formal complaint against the lender for their actions in unlawfully retaining those proceeds for this long. It should have taken a month, maybe two, for them to apply the money to your loan and then issue a refund check to you for the balance.
And for what it is worth, Ditech has a HUGE amount of complaints for their loan servicing and other mortgage issues....
The site is here and once you file a formal complaint, you should see some results pretty quickly once the Division contacts them about this and inquires as to why they are holding your money.
They are giving you the runaround... You sent the check to them on or about May 17th or so so that gives them until the middle of June to issue the refund... They are over 1.5 months late in doing so and that is a complete breach of their legal duty to you.
So as I said, your recourse is to follow the link I provided and file a formal complaint for their actions...