Families Need Sound Foreclosure Advice

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Real Estate Agent with Joe Manausa Real Estate 8508880888

 

Help with foreclosure in Tallahassee FloridaThe national foreclosure crisis has affected nearly 938,000 properties in the July-September quarter of 2009 compared with about 890,000 in the prior 3 months according to a report released October 8th, 2009 on RealtyTrac , a site which monitors foreclosure across the Country.

If you have fallen behind on your mortgage due to hardships, such as loss of income or marital change, you have options to avoid foreclosure.

What Is A Foreclosure?

Simply put, a foreclosure occurs when a borrower/mortgagee has not made the agreed upon mortgage payments and the lender/mortgagor takes possession of the home that was held as collateral for the loan.

Where do I go to get foreclosure help

You Have Options When Faced With Foreclosure

When families are faced with the foreclosure of their home, it creates a very stressful situation. The most important thing for families in this situation to understand is that there are different options on how to handle the foreclosure of the home.

  • Bringing Your Loan Current Will Stop The Foreclosure

The simplest option to foreclosure is to bring the loan current. Send the amount of money the bank requires to make the loan resume to current status. Pretty simple huh? I should have thought about that a long time ago… just make the payment… The fact is, most loans that are in foreclosure are due to families facing financial hardships that did not exist when the loan was made. They do not know how to “bring it current,” so they need other advice, and that is the purpose of this article.

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  1. Charles Stallions 10/22/2009 09:22 AM
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Roy Kelley
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Good post. Many families go into a state of denial when they should be seeking professional assistance. Keep up the good work.

Oct 19, 2009 05:52 AM #1
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Gabe Sanders
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Joe, for those in trouble, there are just so many scammers out there, it can be difficult for them.

Oct 19, 2009 06:27 AM #2
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Thanks Roy, I think that "state" is growing.

Oct 19, 2009 06:29 AM #3
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You're right Gabe. I can't believe how they've taken over the commercials on Sirious and XM radio.

Oct 19, 2009 06:30 AM #4
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Joe, sometmes the loan modification is more than the original payment.

Oct 19, 2009 06:58 AM #5
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THanks Sharon (or Frank). Loan Mods can be worked to be lower payments if you make them interest only with 2 to 4 % interest. Of course, the same problem might occur at the end of the mod period.

Oct 20, 2009 05:56 AM #6
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Folks need to really be told about their options where they can make a sound decision. Folks are throwing their hands up and walking away because they know no better.

Oct 22, 2009 05:06 PM #7
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Thank Charles, and you're right. They do have options.

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