Four Steps In The Foreclosure Process
Most homeowners facing foreclosure will have to deal with either a judicial foreclosure or the nonjudicial type, as these are the two most common methods that states allow lenders to take back properties. The lender sends the homeowner an Acceleration Letter, which is generally sent after a homeowner is at least two or three months in default. A Notice of Substitute Trustee Sale is what’s commonly referred to as a Foreclosure Sale Notice. A lender may choose to postpone or cancel the sale if the borrower is actively working with the lender to save the property.
Debt reduced through mortgage restructuring, as well as mortgage debt forgiven in connection with a foreclosure, qualify for this relief. When the borrower cannot pay off the outstanding debt, negotiate a mortgage modification, or sell the property through a short sale, the property goes to auction.
In this case, they may try to obtain …