Under the right circumstances bankruptcy can strip a second (or third) mortgage off your home’s title, and radically reduce how much you pay. Summary Do you have a second or third mortgage on your home? Imagine if you could stop paying that monthly mortgage payment. Imagine over the course of the next 3 to 5 years paying only as … Read More
Bankruptcy helps—often tremendously—with your home mortgage and other home-related debts. Here’s a list how Chapter 7 & 13 each do so. If you’re buying a home, your mortgage and other home-related debts are probably your most important ones. That’s especially true if you want to keep the home. So the choice between filing a Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” and … Read More
Here’s an example of how Chapter 13 can allow you to hold onto your home but then change your mind about it later.
If your second (or third) mortgage is not backed by any equity in your home, you can “strip” that mortgage off your home’s title.