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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: I recently returned home from a 3 year prison sentence. The home i own was vacant and went into foreclosure. The mortgage company changed the locks, however i still own the home and plan on refinancing and keeping it. Am i allowed back into the house now, to live there since i still legally own it?
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Question: In July I went to SALA to see about filing bankruptcy. I am behind on everything due to unemployment and medical bills for my son. The lawyer I saw said not to at this point because I make too little to garnish,and sent me home with some pamphlets. Now my HOA has sued and won and is putting a lein on my house.I will never be able to make the payment they are asking for. My house is free and clear. Can the HOA still take my home and leave my kids and I homeless? Or are they bound by the homestead law? Thank you.
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Question: I am contacting you on behalf of a close friend. She is disabled and had two children one of which are disabled. She has a USDA loan on her home.(Nov.21st 2010) She made all of her payments on the first of the month when her disability check was deposited. Then in October of 2014 she called to make her payment and they would not accept it. Instead they told her that her home was in foreclosure. She has since tried every month to make her payment but they will not take it. I would greatly appreciate any help or advise. Thank you.
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Question: My father passed away 1/16/2015. His is the only name on his home's deed. There is a reverse mortgage on the house and what is currently owed on the mortgage is more than the house is worth. My name is not on the deed and I don't plan on going to probate to get control of the house. The mortgage company is starting foreclosure. My question: is the estate, and me personally as the executor of the will, legally obligated maintain the homeowners insurance policy until the house is sold at the foreclosure auction which could take 1 to 2 years?
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Question: We are currently renting a home that is being foreclosed on. A realtor is telling me to allow him to put a safe lock on the door and show the home. What are my rights? He claims to work for the trustee.
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