Missouri City, TX asked in Civil Rights, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Missouri

Q: Took a mortgage to build a house and sell for profit. The loaner has not paid me all of the loan. He is foreclosing me

My house is to be on foreclosure this following Tuesday. Can I sue him? He knows he still owes me 15,000 and that is required to finish the last steps of the house. He knows once I sell the house his debt will be paid. But he rather take my home and this house I built. Please help.

1 Lawyer Answer
Kevin Webb
Kevin Webb
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: So, if you're in the middle of foreclosure proceedings, you definitely want to speak to an attorney. You normally wouldn't sue if you're already being sued. Instead, you would counterclaim. You'll want an attorney to guide you through this process.

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