The Foreclosure rate of New York City is more than double what it was in 2014.  NYC boasts some of the most expensive real estate in the world, ranked seventh of the top ten real estate markets, beating out London, Beijing and Paris according to Statista.  But New York City also has a foreclosure rate…

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Did you know that foreclosure can affect your tax filing? When you are in the middle of fighting against a mortgage company foreclosing on your home, the last thing you might think about is how it could affect your taxes.  A home mortgage is still a debt, and if you have not filed for bankruptcy…

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Trying to save your home and/or sanity through bankruptcy?  Talk to a local bankruptcy attorney at https://ConsumerLawAssist.com.  Not all bankruptcies are equal when it comes to saving your property.  Sometimes, in order to save a home that has equity in it, debtors resort to filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy protection instead of chapter 7 bankruptcy…

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You may owe the debt, but there are rules for collection.  Know your rights and you may be able to turn the tables on your creditors. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) makes abusive, unfair or deceptive collection practices illegal.  There are punitive fines that can be levied on abusive debt collectors.  The FTC…

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