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Foreclosure

5 Choices If You Can’t Make Your Mortgage Payment

Going into a Foreclosure can be a demoralizing situation.  Saving your home from foreclosure can be exhausting, expensive and incredibly stressful.  If you lose the battle, you may not be able to buy a new home for several years, and even renting an apartment or home will require letters of explanation and proof of affordability. …

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When a Death in the Family Sets Foreclosure in Motion

I recently attended an out of town visitation and funeral service.  The deceased was a wonderful woman who lived a long productive life, gracing the lives of the many who knew her.  What I found moving was that after spending several days with her family, I was reminded of how deeply the death of a…

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Foreclosure Fraud Still Happening

It has been 7 years since the record setting $25 billion agreement with the five largest mortgage servicers addressing foreclosure abuses, and yet, it was only this year, in a hearing at Brooklyn Borough Hall that residents and housing experts testified on deed theft, liens for minor unpaid bills, fraudulent documents and other foreclosure related…

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Fighting Foreclosure With a Licensed Local Attorney

When you fight foreclosure, the battle is frustrating and difficult to win.  It is especially difficult to fight foreclosure if the lender isn’t playing by the rules.  Being in default on a mortgage is already a rough position to be in, but being wrongfully foreclosed means convincing the court that the lender is WRONG.  Since…

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The Consequences of Foreclosure You May Not Know About

Is your mortgage in default, but you are trying to fight foreclosure?  It takes endurance, drive and focus.  Sometimes homeowners wonder if it is worth the fight.  Only you can decide whether keeping the home makes more sense than letting the lender take back the property to satisfy the debt, if that even really satisfies…

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Hidden Housing Crisis

In the housing crisis over a decade ago, the government stepped in with mortgage loan modification plans to mitigate the U.S. housing crisis.  It looked like the federal government saved the day and that the recession would soon be gone.  A Mortgage loan modification permanently changes the terms of the mortgage loan.  This could be…

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Fighting Foreclosures

ForeclosureFights.com reminds you that banks and lenders are not the only threat of foreclosure.  Earlier this year, homeowners and housing experts attested to homes worth millions of dollars being stolen. As Brooklyn real estate values skyrocket, homeowners are being targeted by housing predators, losing homes through deed theft, liens for minor bills, fraudulent documents, wrongful…

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When Your Lender is Threatening to Take Your Home, Fight Back

When you miss payments on your mortgage you can go into default.  Your lender may then begin the foreclosure process. Normally, in NY your lender would send out an acceleration notice. demanding payment of the entire outstanding loan balance.   While this is frightening, if the homeowner can pay the missed payments, the bank may agree…

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Lost Your Home to Foreclosure?

You May Have Money Coming to You. If you have lost, or are losing your home in a foreclosure case, you need to know the rules in your area.  In Franklin County Ohio, almost 3,000 homeowners have money left over from a sheriff’s sale waiting to be claimed at the Common Pleas clerk’s office.  Under…

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