We closed on a foreclosure property in June 2023 and upon attempting to pay the taxes, we were told that the 2022 taxes had not been paid in its entirety. Apparently there was an assessed increase due to the homeowner passing in 2021. The bank is in a dfferent state and is hard to get a live... View More
In South Carolina, if you're facing foreclosure and want a copy of your complete case file, you have the right to request it. You can typically obtain a copy by contacting the clerk of court's office in the county where the foreclosure proceedings are taking place. Requesting your...View More
The first year of being late HOA locked me out of my account and has not let me make any payments for previous or current years. They have charged me a daily fee of late fee, administration fees and my $600 bill is now $2600.00 2 years later. I can’t even pay my upcoming year because I am locked... View More
Is that true? And South Carolina does not offer individual with no attorney e-file for skeleton or any bankruptcy. Could I submit in a state that does, due to the urgency, but use my current states exemptions?
You should talk to a bankruptcy attorney in your area as the laws affecting real estate differ from state to state. If your home has already been foreclosed, you should do so immediately, although it may already be too late. You can file an emergency chapter 13 but you should talk to an attorney...View More
If you filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy before the auction took place, it is possible that the automatic stay may have affected the sale. However, the specific timing and details of the bankruptcy filing, as well as any actions taken by the foreclosure sale trustee, can impact the outcome.
Through Probate [mother willed son to be the Executor and Trustee of their home in South Carolina] whereas the mortgage has gone into the Foreclosure process. He has filed Chapter 7 solely upon the mortgage debt, but the mortgagor will not release the home or accept any offers for said home. What... View More
Despite the express wording of Section 506 of the Bankruptcy Code, the US Supreme Court has ruled that there is no "cram-down" of secured claims in a Chapter 7 case, and the provisions of Ch. 13 likewise prohibit a "short sale" of mortgaged property where the holder of the first...View More
If the creditor had a properly filed mortgage and money was still owed, the creditor can file a foreclosure action. If the foreclosure does not net enough to satisfy the amount owed, no deficiency can be claimed by the creditor.
Be sure to have a lawyer look at the mortgage and the...View More
Which record are you referring to? I assume you are referring to property records. Of course, when the sale is completed, the property records will reflect that the property was sold and who the buyer was who purchased the property at tax sale.
The credit report will reflect that the...View More
The house has already been auctioned through the the court and the money paid to the courts and lawyers...and the surplus.... after ALL of it was paid has been ordered by the judge to be disbursed to me and only me... But where do I go to collect? Who do I need to speficially contact?
You need to contact the person who conducted the sale of the property. This person may be called a Master, Special Referee, or Judge. There is a form you will need to file to claim the proceeds. The person conducting the sale may have the form for you to sign or you may have to obtain the form...View More
Before Covid, a case the Court would have struck this old. You need to check with the Clerk of Court to see if the case is still active. If you bring it to the attention of the Clerk of Court, the case may get struck.
If the case is struck, that does not mean that the issue is over. The...View More
The devil is in the details, of course, but as a general rule, yes, a lender may foreclose its lien without having to go through probate court. The promissory note may no longer be enforceable against the decedent’s estate, depending on the statute of limitation for claims of decedents in your...View More
If you are the person entitled to the surplus funds you must contact the Court or have an attorney do so on your behalf. A person that has your power of attorney is not going to be able to do this on your behalf.
A South Carolina attorney could best advise, but your post remains open for five weeks. It's possible something inadvertently got left off in uploading your post - a case is not mentioned. Not every question is picked up, but you could try reposting, including the name of the case. Good luck...View More
My parents died intestate with their home in foreclosure status. I have been told I am not responsible for the loan itself, however, I was served with an Owner for Joiner as Defendant because I am listed on the deed. When I went to inquire about purchasing my home, this came back against me. Is... View More
Unless South Carolina is different from other states the deed was created on the day you closed on the purchase. There is no specific time-period for the lender to send you the deed. Call the local county clerk's office and ask if they can help you find a copy of the new deed in their official...View More
The real issue is whether you are on the note or guaranteed the loan. If you did agree to be liable for the debt, then, you would be liable. Usually, if a spouse is not on the mortgage they are not on the note or otherwise guaranteed the loan.
Of course, in any foreclosure, the lender...View More
Yes, lender sent me a letter on 25th of February that I was in default for past due paymens and to call them about reinstate amount. I knew what I was past due so I sent a check for 6,437 06 and mailed in on February 28th. I figured once got payment they would send me another letter letting me... View More
First, since your check never cleared it would appear that the check was not received. Simply putting a check in the mail is not enough when you are behind this much on your mortgage. You needed to call the lender and make sure that money was received. You also needed to make sure that you sent...View More
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