This guide provides you with strategies for getting legal advice, keeping current on your mortgage payments, negotiating temporary delays in payments, restructuring loans, refinancing, filing for bankruptcy, and creating and sticking to a budget. You will learn about debt counselling and income maintenance, tax abatement, and public assistance programs. This book also provides details on the March 2010 modifications to the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) and to the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) programs offered by the federal government to assist homeowners who have been affected by the economic crisis through no fault of their own. In addition, this book will show you how to decide if your property is worth saving, how to figure out how much time you have to act, how to use the courts to stop foreclosure, how to decide whether bankruptcy is your best option, and how to use your military status to prevent foreclosure. You will also learn about foreclosure rescue scams, non-judicial foreclosure, judicial foreclosure, and notice of default. Also included is an explanation of the alternatives to foreclosure, such as special forbearance, mortgage modification, partial claim, pre-foreclosure, and deed-in-lieu of foreclosure. With foreclosures on the rise, it makes sense to know how to protect your home. The guide also provides you with tips, tricks, strategies, and secrets to prevent your home s foreclosure now before it is too late.A credit counselor can help you evaluate your finances, prepare a budget, and consolidate credit card debt with a lower ... site (www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/ consumer/credit/cre26. shtm) also gives helpful suggestions for finding a reputable andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Guide to Preventing Foreclosure on Your Home|
|Author||:||Martha Maeda, Maurcia DeLean Houck|
|Publisher||:||Atlantic Publishing Company - 2010|