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The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act

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


Recovering Excess Proceeds After Foreclosure of Your Home

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


Renting a Foreclosure

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


Mortgage Reaffirmation Requirements Bogus

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

by: Diane Drain Law


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 More »


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. More »


Where can I find legal help with a foreclosure?

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

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by: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education


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

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by: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education


Horne Issues National Mortgage Settlement Consumer Alert to Arizonans

 

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


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. More »

by: Internal Revenue Service


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. More »

by: U.S. Housing and Urban Development


Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All Legal Services programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for asssistance. More »


County Tax Assessors

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


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.

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by: Volunteer Lawyers Program - Maricopa County


Predatory Lending Schemes and Scams

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

by: U.S. Housing and Urban Development


Avoiding Foreclosure of Your Home

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

by: U.S. Housing and Urban Development


Questions

Question: what is the time line for eviction. does it ever go thru a court before the sheriff comes knocking? I still have the title to the land, the warranty deed.
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Question: our home has foreclosed and we are threatened with lock out. how do we find out what court will handle the notifications?
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Question: What rights do tenants have that are renting a house that has forclosed now that the Protection Act expired on December 31, 2014?
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Question: Is it legal for my lender to switch lenders and foreclose my house and sell at auction with out giving me any notification or giving me the option to file bankruptcy
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Question: After foreclosure involving a single family residence the new owner filed an unlawful detainer action against the tenants who had no rental agreement after serving them with a 90 day notice to quit. The tenants refuse to move and have not paid rent.They only had a month to month oral agreement with the former owner. One of the tenants claims that he is on parole and cannot be evicted. Is this a valid defense to the UD action?
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