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
If you get behind on payments on your vehicle or home, in many different situations Chapter 7 buys you the time you need. In the last several weeks of blog posts we’ve given many examples of how bankruptcy can buy you time for your vehicle and for your home. Here’s a summary how a Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” filed … 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
Chapter 7 buys you some time by stopping a foreclosure or delaying one from starting, and may also prevent liens from hitting your home. Chapter 7 “Straight Bankruptcy” vs. Chapter 13 “Adjustment of Debts” Speaking very generally, Chapter 7 buys you some time with your home while Chapter 13 buys you much more time. So the questions are: 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.
Here’s an example of how Chapter 13 can allow you to hold onto your home but then change your mind about it later.
You have much, much more time to catch up on unpaid mortgage payments, as well as any unpaid property taxes.