Chapter 7 Buys You Crucial Time to Move before Foreclosure

Wasson and ThornhillForeclosure

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

Getting Current on Home Property Taxes through Bankruptcy

Wasson and ThornhillTax Debts

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

Chapter 13 Gives More Time to Sell Your Home

Wasson and ThornhillHome Foreclosures

If you need more time to sell your home, you can usually get more time than under Chapter 7. Can maybe even delay selling for several years.   Our last blog post was about the relatively long time Chapter 13 gives you to catch up on your mortgage. Besides the 3 to 5 years it gives you, Chapter 13 also … Read More

Use Chapter 13 to Buy Much More Time for Your Home

Wasson and ThornhillHome Mortgages

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