Foreclosure Defense

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Unlike a standard mortgage where the borrowing homeowner must repay the mortgage loan by making monthly mortgage payments to the lender, the lender of a reverse mortgage actually pays the borrowing homeowner by extending a line of credit. The purpose behind a reverse mortgage is to allow the borrowing homeowner…

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For homeowners that fall behind on mortgage payments and are nearing default of their mortgage loan, the possibility of foreclosure by the mortgagee-lender looms mightily. In Florida, foreclosure is accomplished by the initiation of a judicial proceeding to recover the collateral secured by the mortgage. Typically, the end result of…

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As most of its resident homeowners know, Florida leads the nation in foreclosure filings. Foreclosures in Florida are judicial, which requires that a lender file a lawsuit in state court. The lender files and serves a complaint in order for the court to enter a judgment of foreclosure and allow…

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Unfortunately, many clients come to our office after a foreclosure auction arising out of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure wishing to save their home. These clients cannot file a bankruptcy since the sale already took place. However, not all is lost for the client. Under Fla. Stat. §45.031, a client…

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Reducing the effects of losing a home is a daunting, thought to every homeowner. After attempts at a loan modification or refinancing fail, feelings of hopelessness, despair, and surrender are much more pervasive than thoughts attempting to achieve some degree of damage control. However, there are alternatives to assist homeowners…