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Veterans Facing Foreclosure

This article discusses the Arizona Military Family Relief Fund.


The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act

This article provides information about the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act.


Recovering Excess Proceeds After Foreclosure of Your Home

This article explains excess proceeds, what they are and how to get them.


Renting a Foreclosure

This article discusses how tenants must be notified if they are renting a property facing foreclosure.


Mortgage Reaffirmation Requirements Bogus

When a homeowner files for bankruptcy there is most likely a lender on the home involved.

by: Diane Drain Law

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Did you know the Arizona Attorney General’s Office has a wide range of statewide assistance programs funded through the national mortgage settlement that could benefit you or people you know?

AzMortgageResource.gov


Will bankruptcy save my home from foreclosure?

Bankruptcy may be a tool to help in a foreclosure however a person should consult an attorney first.


Where can I find legal help with a foreclosure?


FORECLOSURE DEFICIENCIES IN ARIZONA: Will I still owe money after a foreclosure?

by: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education

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WHAT IF I RENT A HOUSE THAT'S IN FORECLOSURE - The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act

by: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education

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Horne Issues National Mortgage Settlement Consumer Alert to Arizonans

 

by: Attorney General's Office of Victim Services (Phoenix)

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The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act and Debt Cancellation

Under the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007, taxpayers generally can exclude income from the discharge of debt on their principal residence or mortgage restructuring. This exception does not apply to second homes or vacation homes.

by: Internal Revenue Service

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Loan Modification Frequently Asked Questions

A Loan Modification is a permanent change in one or more of the terms of a mortgagor's loan, allows the loan to be reinstated, and results in a payment the mortgagor can afford.

by: U.S. Housing and Urban Development

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Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.


County Tax Assessors

Find information about your County Tax Assessor's Office and what services are available on-line.


Information for Homeowners Facing Loss of a Home

Find out the steps the lender must take and what the homeowner can do when faced with a loss of the home.

by: Volunteer Lawyers Program - Maricopa County

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Predatory Lending Schemes and Scams

Find out what abusive scams are out there and how to avoid them

by: U.S. Housing and Urban Development

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Avoiding Foreclosure of Your Home

What is foreclosure and how to avoid it before it is too late and you lose your home.

by: U.S. Housing and Urban Development

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Related Questions


Question: My home was sold at a foreclosure auction on 11/22/16. I have never been served a 3 day notice by the new owners just a Summons and Complaint. They want me out of the property and want to charge me an outstanding amount of money and I cannot afford to pay it. They are trying to get a default and judgment against me and I am living in the house with my 8 year old granddaughter. I work 4 days a week and need time to secure another place for us to live. These people are very unreasonable and want me out. I have lived there for 23 years and am having alot of anxiety over this. HELP
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Question: My father passed away in September, 2016. I am the executor of his estate and I have a lawyer representing me and the estate. His house is paid off but he has a 7,000 home equity line of credit. There is no money in the estate to pay any bills except the utilities. It is for sale and hopefully will be sold soon. I received an Act 91 notice. Can a house be foreclosed on that is in probate? There is no money to pay the home equity line of credit bill or the taxes owed till the house is sold
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Question: My father passed away in September, 2016. I am the executor of his estate and I have a lawyer representing me and the estate. His house is paid off but he has a 7,000 home equity line of credit. There is no money in the estate to pay any bills except the utilities. It is for sale and hopefully will be sold soon. I received an Act 91 notice. Can a house be foreclosed on that is in probate? There is no money to pay the home equity line of credit bill or the taxes owed till the house is sold
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Question: My dad and brother owned a home which I lived for 17 years and took care of both my parents. My my died 13 years and my just passed away 5/18/16. My brother does not communicate with me so the house I still live in he foreclosure on. What are my rights I still live here.
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Question: i have purchased a home about to be auctioned off I paid off mortgage and the owner signed over the house on a quit claim I am having trouble getting her to remove her stuff from property how long do I need to give her and what is the process I need to follow
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