It’s often hard to get straight answers from your lender about the right monthly payment amount. Here’s one way to resolve mortgage accounting disputes. Catching Up on Your Mortgage over Time A Chapter 13 case gives you the power to catch up on your home mortgage(s) over an extended period. This “adjustment of debts” type of bankruptcy can give … Read More
Every month you can put off foreclosure buys you crucial time to get money together to make your move to your next housing. Last week we went through a list of ways Chapter 7 buys you time when dealing with a home foreclosure. Included was that filing a Chapter 7 case “can give you time to surrender your … Read More
Falling being on home property taxes creates problem with your tax collector but much more urgently with your mortgage lender. Why Your Mortgage Lender Gets Upset With virtually all mortgage contracts, falling behind on your home property taxes puts you in default on the mortgage itself. That means that even if you are current on the mortgage payments your … Read More
The advantages of Chapter 13 are more time and more flexibility in catching up on your unpaid mortgage payments. Lots better than Chapter 7. Two blog posts ago we said Chapter 7 buys some time with your home mortgage while Chapter 13 buys much more time. We then showed how Chapter 7 can help. Today we get into how … Read More
If you’ve fallen behind on your mortgage, it’s very hard to catch up. It may even seem impossible. Chapter 13 makes it possible.
As you decide whether to use the powerful tools of Chapter 13 to hold onto your home, it helps to know that you can later change your mind.
Chapter 13 gives you much more time to catch up on your unpaid mortgage payments. That can be reason enough choose this option.
Stopping a foreclosure through Chapter 7 or 13 while addressing your whole financial picture can be much better than hurrying a home sale.