Category: Foreclosure Help

February 6, 2017

Where Is the US Foreclosure Property Market At? What to Expect in 2017

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 06 Feb 2017

A foreclosure isn’t the nicest process. It means somebody has just lost a home. However, it also opens new opportunities particularly for people who want to get into the real estate business or buy a cheap home.

Where We Stand Today

US …

March 12, 2012

U.S. First Home Buyers Grants and Programs

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 12 Mar 2012

There are various state and federal grant funds available to U.S. first time home buyers through the United State Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and various state agencies. Federal grants are normally given to states or organizations, which …

February 15, 2012

Bad Credit – How to Overcome it to Buy a Home?

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 15 Feb 2012

Before you decide to purchase a home, you need to check your credit report and score. Lenders decide to extend you credit based upon your credit worthiness. High risk borrowers may still be able to obtain a mortgage, but at …

June 11, 2011

HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program: Investors Take Note

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 11 Jun 2011

Investors should consider taking advantage of the housing choice voucher program offered by HUD. The purpose of the program is to assist low income families and elderly or disabled people with clean safe housing by subsidizing their rent. Tenants are …

December 15, 2010

Avoid Home Loan Default – Tips To Playing It Safe With Loan Repayments

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 15 Dec 2010

In the lead up to the festive holidays most of us want to focus on buying great gifts, finalising travel plans and arranging catch ups with family and friends. We don’t want to be worrying about money, but with the …

December 2, 2010

How To Sell Your Home Before Foreclosure

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 02 Dec 2010

If you are falling behind in your mortgage payments, you might need to sell your home before your lender forecloses.  If you have equity in your home, then you can sell it and pay off the mortgage.  But for millions …

June 9, 2010

Free Foreclosure Help: Options for Homeowners

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 09 Jun 2010

The government has been putting pressure on lenders to stop foreclosure auctions and prevent more homes from going to foreclosure with its HAMP and HAFA programs.  Borrowers who qualify can either refinance, obtain a mortgage modification, be approved for a …

April 27, 2010

House Foreclosure: Basic Things To Know

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 27 Apr 2010

The very first thing that would probably come to your mind when you hear the terms foreclosure, foreclosed homes or foreclosed houses is a picture of shabby, small houses that need all the repair and renovation they can get. This …

April 19, 2010

Foreclosure Prevention Programs and Options

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 19 Apr 2010

Millions of homeowners have lost their homes to foreclosure. According to Realty Trac, 2.8 million households faced foreclosure in 2009, and the numbers are expected to rise to approximately 3 to 3.5 million homes for 2010.  High unemployment rates are …

November 23, 2009

Foreclosures Impact on Tenants

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 23 Nov 2009

Statistics do not reveal the true figure of how many tenants are displaced due to the foreclosure process. Some landlords are not forthcoming and do not end up telling the tenant that they are going through foreclosure. Instead, most of …

November 9, 2009

Top 7 Places to Find Foreclosure Homes for Sale

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 09 Nov 2009

Now you know what a foreclosure sale is, how do you go about finding them? Well there are a number of places you can look.

In this guide we will go through the pros and cons of each to give you …

November 2, 2009

Is short sale the answer to foreclosure?

Filed under: Foreclosure Help - 02 Nov 2009

Government foreclosures are becoming increasingly high and so has Bank REO foreclosures as well. If you are one of those individuals that are currently experiencing the doom of foreclosure, there is help. The loss mitigation department of your bank will …