Bankruptcy helps you catch up on property taxes: Chapter 7 discharges other debts, Chapter 13 helps with your mortgage & other special debts. Bankruptcy Stops a Property Tax Foreclosure Filing either a Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” or a Chapter 13 “adjustment of debts” case stops a foreclosure by your property tax authority. Filing bankruptcy stops most forms of debt collection … Read More
Do you have a 2nd or 3rd mortgage, owe property taxes, or have an income tax lien on your home? Chapter 13 may be much better than Chapter 7. The last two blog posts were about situations in which a homeowner is current on the mortgage but has other debts on the home. We showed how Chapter 7 “straight … Read More
If behind on property taxes on property that isn’t your home, either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 may buy you the time to save this property.
Catching up on property taxes benefits both you and your mortgage lender. Chapter 13 helps you pull this off under much less pressure.