If You Were Issued a Summons in Reference to a Foreclosure, Should There be a Hearing Before Going to Trial?

In judicial foreclosure states, such as Florida, the foreclosure process must go through the courts.  Though it may seem counterintuitive, judicial proceedings can be beneficial for borrowers as the burden of proof falls to the lender and can often buy you some time.  A foreclosure summons is your lender’s official initiation to foreclose on the […]

When a Property Owner of a Foreclosed House has Roommates, are there Rights the Same as there Roomates/Tenants?

It is an unfortunate reality that many individuals have had to go into foreclosure as a result of the economic downturn. Some people have been successful at paying down their mortgage by renting out extra rooms to increase cashflow. However, sometimes it is not enough and the property still goes into foreclosure. However, this creates […]
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