Chapter 13 stops both mortgage and property tax foreclosures. Then you have up to 5 years to catch up on the property taxes.
5 more very good reasons Chapter 13 is worth a close look, even if it takes much longer, and looks more expensive at first.
Timing your bankruptcy filing right can give you more time in your home before surrendering it to your lender.
What happens if you file a Chapter 13 case to save your home but a year or two later your income goes way down?
Do you really have to file a 3-to-5-year Chapter 13 case to stop a foreclosure of your home and then be able to keep it permanently?
Filing bankruptcy immediately protects you and your property from just about any kind of collection attempt by your creditors.
See these bullet points on dealing with your home lender under Chapter 7 and under Chapter 13.
Filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the midst of letting go of your home can be a smart combination.
Evidence is mounting that the banks suppressed the “independent” reviewers’ efforts to find foreclosure abuses and compensate homeowner victims.
This settlement means for of the same for the New Year: “no accountability for financial institutions and little help for borrowers,” according to a NY Times op-ed.
3.8 million people whose homes were in foreclosure in 2009 and 2010 will receive $3.3 billion in cash, plus another $5.2 billion in other help.
More answers about how Chapter 13 gives you up to 5 years to catch up on your past-due mortgage.
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