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January 2018 Archives

Can I use bankruptcy to stop my foreclosure?

Bankruptcy can stop your foreclosure in certain circumstances. Of course, you will need to qualify for either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. However, if you qualify, you might be able to reap some huge benefits in delaying and/or preventing your foreclosure proceedings from moving forward.

Advice for a successful mortgage negotiation

There are a lot of Texas residents who are struggling to fully pay their mortgage payments. Some of these individuals are living paycheck-to-paycheck and they're on the line of not being able to meet their monthly obligations. In order to avoid a situation like this, you might want to negotiate the terms of your mortgage very carefully so you get the best deal possible.

Inheriting property in Texas

When a loved one dies, there is a lot to take care of. After the initial shock and the funeral, there are so many details left to clear up with their earthly possessions. If they didn’t have a will, there are a few additional things to take care of under Texas law as well.

Do you need help with your real estate transaction?

The average person doesn't know a lot about the process of buying and selling real estate. These transactions, however, involve a great deal of money and a lot of legal procedure, so it's vital that the purchaser and/or seller of a piece of real estate property handles everything correctly to avoid issues or problems later on down the line.

The 10 steps involved in completing a real estate deal

Once you've decided on a property, or once someone has decided to buy your property, it's time to complete the deal. Generally, there are ten primary steps involved in completing a real estate deal once the purchase contract has been signed. These steps are as follows:

How can I get a home loan modification?

A loan modification can be a very effective way to avoid a foreclosure on your home, and you might be surprised by how willing your bank is to negotiate a modification with you. In fact, banks don't want to foreclose on your home -- they'd rather profit from the interest paid by your successful completion of your mortgage payments. As such, banks are often willing to work with borrowers in order to keep people in their homes, and keep them on track with their payments.