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Is bankruptcy the best foreclosure defense?

If you are having difficulty continuing with your mortgage obligations, you may have received threats of foreclosure from your bank. It is important that you take these warnings very seriously, because if you do not take further action, you may lose your home and face other negative implications such as damage to your credit score.

What are my options to prevent a foreclosure?

If you have been served a notice of default by your lender, this means that you have fallen seriously behind on your mortgage repayments. If action is not taken to address this, the end result will be foreclosure, which is the selling of your home by the lender in order to pay off the mortgage.

The difference between a normal and high asset divorce

If you and your spouse are considered to be a high asset household and you are getting a divorce, you may be worried about how the divorce could affect your wealth. Many spouses are reluctant to go through a divorce in this situation, because they don't want to lose the lifestyle to which they have become accustomed.

Tips for successfully preventing foreclosure

One of the most stressful situations that you can find yourself in is being at risk of losing your home. Foreclosure can, unfortunately, have the power to make families homeless, so it is important to take such risks extremely seriously and take action as soon as you find yourself struggling financially.

How to contest a foreclosure in Texas

The prospect of losing your family home can be one of the most stressful things that you can deal with. Foreclosure is not usually beneficial to anybody, since selling a home through a short sale will tend to retrieve a lower than market value at sale. This is why you should do everything you can in order to contest an upcoming foreclosure.

The most expensive home ever foreclosed in the United States?

Can you imagine spending over $15 million on a property -- and paying a significant amount on the mortgage of the residence -- only to lose it all as a result of foreclosure? A mansion in Houston, Texas, was named the most expensive foreclosure in the history of the United States. The home, which currently holds a value of $9.75 million was purchased by the previous owner for $15.9 million and has 15,000 square feet of space, nine bathrooms and five bedrooms.

2 consequences that happen after your home is forclosed

When financial circumstances get rough and a Texas homeowner is no longer able to pay his or her mortgage payments, the lender of the mortgage usually chooses to begin the foreclosure process on the property. This process will result in the consequence of the homeowner losing his or her home, as the bank will repossess it. There are other foreclosure consequences as well that a homeowner may want to keep in mind, such as:

What are the different categories of commercial real estate?

If you're in the market to become a commercial real estate investor -- or if you're a real estate investor who plans to increase your commercial holdings -- it's important to understand the kinds of investments that are available to you. In fact, there are many different categories of commercial real estate.

Beware of “foreclosure prevention” scams

If you're in a difficult financial situation and struggling to pay your home mortgage payments on time, it's important to stop and assess your situation rationally -- and as soon as possible. If you wait until it's too late, you could become so desperate for a solution that you fall for any number of foreclosure prevention scams.

Foreclosure defense strategies: What is a pre-foreclosure sale?

Most Texans have the dream of owning their own residence. Realizing this dream by taking out a home loan to purchase a residence, however, can prove disastrous in the event of an ailing economy or if the homeowner loses his or her job. As soon as a financially struggling homeowner gets behind on mortgage payments, the lender will foreclose on the property, which could cause the homeowner to lose his or her home.