Second mortgage is after estate of deceased owner against his heirs (former owners of house). I talked to attorney of case, he told me he can’t discuss details with me since I am not in case. He told me they going after former owners of the house including bank who took money I paid for house.... Read more »
When someone purchases a home, there are two legal remedies available to the banks for non-payment. One is foreclosure and taking possession of the home. Two, is a breach of note remedy or collection on the deficiency judgment.
Here, it sounds like you purchased and took possession of the...Read more »
The ex-husband was ordered to pay the mortgage until the house is sold. He hasn't paid the mortgage and got the property into foreclosure. The mortgage is solely in his name. The wife owes half of the equity. Ex-husband owes ex-wife more monies than his equity is. Every time she gets the... Read more »
There is a court order that required your ex-husband to pay for the mortgage for the marital home until the date of its sale. Ex-husband failed to pay the mortgage and ..... you did not take him back to court immediately to address his noncompliance and ... each time that a buyer has expressed an...Read more »
I bought my house 2/2020 and put it up for sale 10/2020 not knowing this was not allowed as I have a RD loan- I used a Realtor and she wrote a bad land contract for the sale. The buyer does not pay as agreed and I want to do a forfeiture but don't trust myself to try alone and really... Read more »
The real estate agent and their broker may be responsible for writing a legal document as non -attorneys. With regards to your land contract being called due, lenders and banks usually have provisions in their mortgage that call a note due upon the conveyance of title. The issue is whether or not,...Read more »
4 years ago, owner passed away (no will/heirs). We made payment to lender until 3/2021 at which time, payment was refused (we now know, due to lender selling loan). Property is now in foreclosure and due to be auctioned 3/15/23. Property is worth $150,000. Loan is $20000.
My brother purchased his home in 2002. He filed ch 7 bankruptcy; all debts discharged 7/8/11. On 12/14/09 he executed a Quitclaim Deed and made me a Joint Tenant with him on his house. I did NOT sign a reaffirmation agreement on his mortgage loan.
I assume the loan only had his name and was made prior to the bankruptcy. We would need to know how it was treated in the bankruptcy--even with a discharge, he may have re-affirmed the debt making his estate liable. Regardless, your title is subject to the lien--liens are not automatically...Read more »
You need to be in contact with your own attorney pronto. Whether it's necessary or insane isn't the question; is it legal? People lose houses for unpaid water bills and taxes that equate to a fraction of the home value. Likely, one of the remedies available for breach of contract for...Read more »
The city has allowed warehouses to box my house in on all four sides and for the past few years, it has been a living hell with warehouse owners, construction workers, and big rig drivers, noise, etc. My children can no longer be outside to play. I tried Personal Injury attorneys, but they said... Read more »
You did not ask a question that can be effectively answered on this Q&A page. The attorneys on this page who answer user questions about foreclosure will all likely practice in this area. If you are searching for an attorney, you should be able to identify one here or perhaps through a Google...Read more »
Your bankruptcy lawyer can answer that more accurately than someone on a Q&A site like this. The re-filer needs to ask to have the stay reimposed, but the new filer doesn't. How the court handles it will to a large extent depend on the district you are in and who is your judge.
There is no such notice. From the time a foreclosure complaint is filed, you have 30 days to file a Contesting Answer, Affirmative Defenses, and Counterclaims. Trying to represent yourself is a dangerous game. You are emotionally involved and you are not a trained mortgage foreclosure defense and...Read more »
I defaulted on my mortgage, so it went to a legal firm. I paid more than 5000 to a legal firm as part of a payment proposal that never came to fruition. I ended up in court and a year later have to get my mortgage up to date. 5500 dollars is being 'held in trust.' what does this mean?
It appears that you need to examine your agreement with the so called "legal firm", which I am assuming is in writing. Most likely they are supposed to take the money out of trust and pay off the mortgage debt, after subtracting their fees. There may not be enough to payoff the...Read more »
The house is currently in the foreclosure process but the attorney for the mortgage company said I should still have time to try and sell. How do I get the house put in my name? What documents will I need? Should I get a lawyer?
First and foremost, I am very sorry for your loss.
As for the house, even though your parents did not have wills, you can start a probate action to be appointed the personal representative of each of their estates. As personal representative, you will have authority to offer their home for...Read more »
If the state court issued a judgment of foreclosure, even if you believe that the note and mortgage were somehow void, your remedy would be to challenge that judgment in that court with a motion to reargue or an appeal to the higher state court. If you try to collaterally attack it in a bankruptcy...Read more »
You did not ask a question. If you are unhappy with the progress of your case, that is understandable given the situation you described. But other than the fact of several adjournments and a summary judgment ruling against you, you have not presented any facts which an attorney can analyze. Just...Read more »
hypothetically a close relative needs to file bankruptcy but I assume she will loose the home in the process so I will take over home and loan then rent it to them theory. The home mortgage is currently and no payments missed
She won't necessarily lose the home, but it depends. If she has equity, if she's been up to date on paying her mortgage etc. Your relative would need to speak to bankruptcy counsel re the specifics of her situation.
Re you taking over, that is something you would need to request...Read more »
I just wanted to clear up what I was asking. His bankruptcy is not yet approved and trustee is recommending it not be granted due to lack of income because he has not submitted the documents she asked for yet. (Schedule C, 3-months P&L, and complete tax return. I log on to Pacer at least once a... Read 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...Read more »
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