Are there any ways to stop the foreclosure process on my home? My house is set for auction or I am 3-4 months behind on my mortgage payments and I dont want to lose my house. What options do I have? This is becoming an ever increasingly common thing in this day and age. The good thing is you probably do have some options but you need to know and understand what they are and what you need to do. Read on throughout the page for tips, steps and ways to prevent your home from being foreclosed upon and to save your home for yourself and your family.
There are many investors that are anxious to pick up properties in lieu of foreclosure and would be willing to offer at least what you owe, sometimes more, to purchase your home.
The very first thing that you need to do if you want to stop foreclosure is contact your mortgage lender ASAP when you begin to experience financial problems. The mortgage lender wants to stop foreclosure as much as you do and generally will work with you to get your account current and stop foreclosure.
Most people don't realize the amount of money the lender loses on a foreclosed home. In most cases your lender wants to help you to save your home from foreclosure. Contact your lenders loss mitigation department as soon as possible to discuss the many options they have available.
One way to prevent foreclosure is to contact a mortgage broker to determine if mortgage refinance is an option. Refinancing your mortgage can provide cash flow and in certain circumstances help prevent foreclosure.
There are programs available where you can utilize a sale-leaseback option as well. This where you sell your home at a reduced price and agree to repurchase your home in the future. This should be your last resort to avoid losing your home.
The Best place to find these investors is in your local newspaper in the classified section they normally have ads that read “we will buy your house any condition” or something similar to that. These sales will normally be quick sales and can easily get you out of your foreclosure situation.
Some of your options include forbearance, short-sale and loan modifications which require you do deal directly with your lender and require a hardship letter outlining, in your own words, an explanation of why your behind on payments.