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... Read more »
answered on Mar 14, 2023
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... Read more »
answered on Dec 16, 2022
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 »
answered on Dec 6, 2022
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... Read 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?
answered on Nov 1, 2022
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... Read more »
What is time limit for proceedings? We haven’t been allowed to make loan payment all those years bc proceedings were going on and mortgage company changed during this time.
answered on May 16, 2022
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... Read more »
answered on Apr 18, 2022
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... Read more »
Does it have something to do with the mortgage crash in 2008 through 2010?
answered on Aug 14, 2020
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... Read more »
Can I do an assignment or Power of Attorney and file for the excess funds w/out an Attonery?..
answered on Aug 12, 2020
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.
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... Read more »
answered on Jun 30, 2020
You are not legally responsible for the debt. However, if you wish to inherit or retain the property, you will have to pay off that debt.
If debtor doesn't pay amount specified in chapter 13, will the claim be refused?
answered on Feb 3, 2020
If the debtor doesn’t pay the claim as set out in the Chapter 13 plan, the case will likely be dismissed.
how long the bank have to issue title without me getting some interest on the money I spent to purchase the house
answered on Dec 23, 2019
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... Read more »
The owner says someone purchased his home at an auction. The person now has a foreclosure on credit report despite the fact the mortgage is current. What recourse does the individual have?
answered on Apr 16, 2019
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... Read 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... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2019
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... Read more »
A letter for non-judicial judgement. It says, Notice of default and intent to sell. I need to know what my options are if I can’t pay. It says I am not subject to deficiency, but I need to know what actually happens if foreclosure happens. Do I still owe?
answered on Mar 26, 2018
Since the foreclosure is not seeking a deficiency judgment, you will not have to pay the mortgage after the property is sold. You may have liability for unpaid regime fees and assessments.
You are probably experiencing other financial issues, but, if this is reported to the credit bureaus,... Read more »
I have 3/4 of the money they are ask for the house.
answered on Mar 18, 2018
Your question is unclear about the status of the foreclosure. If the property has been sold at a foreclosure sale and the lender has purchased the property, the lender can agree to any terms it wishes to accept. On the other hand, if the property is going to be sold at foreclosure sale, the... Read more »
answered on Dec 18, 2017
On a refinancing, there are refinance loans where no money is given to the borrower. There is also cash out refinances where you refinance and also take out money against the equity in your home.
Based on the limited information you provided, I would guess that you had a straight... Read more »
answered on Dec 6, 2017
The foreclosure is a collection activity on the debt he owes (the mortgage), so filing a bankruptcy case will PAUSE the foreclosure, but not necessarily stop it. The bank cannot collect a debt from someone while they are in bankruptcy (this is called the automatic stay). However, the stay is... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2017
I believe that this would be possible. I don't have much info here, so I will say that if you have an attorney, I would recommend that you show him or her this article: https://www.targheelaw.com/article
It's something I wrote for attorneys to better understand options when it... Read more »
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