Ashburn, VA asked in Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Illinois

Q: Hello, I am being asked to pay a lien from last owner. Need help to avoid foreclosure!

I purchased a house last year in DuPage county sheriff's auction. At the time judge sent notices to stakeholders to respond and since no one responded in a timely manner, judge turned the title to my name. Now, a year later, a lender is coming after me and is threatening to foreclose on property if I don't pay up last owner's second lien. Please note, there is no first lien on the property. This issue is on second lien. What can I do to avoid foreclosure? Please help!!

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Ray Choudhry
Ray Choudhry
  • Moline, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: The quick and easy way to get to the bottom is to have a title company do a title search.

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