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How can you avoid foreclosure rescue schemes?

When facing foreclosure, you are likely willing to do anything to keep your home in Gainesville. That may include taking the advice of so-called "experts" who claim they know of easy, low-cost ways of saving your home from foreclosure. Oftentimes, these are people involved is what has become known as "foreclosure rescue" schemes. They may come to you telling you they can get you a mortgage modification, or that by transferring your home's title to them (or a third party), you can continue living in it while paying rent (with, of course, the promise of being able to buy it back at a later date). Yet behind the scenes, they are trying to cash out your equity or arrange to sell your home out from under you. 

The details of unemployment and foreclosure in georgia

When it comes to job loss, the level of severity is irrelevant: the car still needs gas, bills still require payment and the mortgage does not halt when an occupation does. When a person becomes jobless, even the home can transform into an uncertainty. An abounding number of Georgia residents live with this fear, and many have already faced foreclosure. There are basic facts about joblessness and foreclosure in the state that one can become familiar with, should this unfortunate and often unexpected situation occur.

The financial options for struggling homeowners

Home foreclosure is an all-too-familiar term for some Georgia families. Despite a recovering economy, millions still struggle to make ends meet with low-wage jobs and demanding family needs. Job loss is one of the most common causes of home foreclosure, and while solutions may depend on specific household needs, understanding the process can save time and money in the future.

Beware fraudulent lending practices

Georgia residents who are struggling to keep up with their mortgage payments can understandably be worried about how they may avoid losing their homes and how to deal with sometimes aggressive debt collectors and lenders. One thing people in this situation should investigate is the validity of their mortgages. Sadly, some mortgage are better than others and that is not always about interest rates.

Falling behind on payments does not have to mean foreclosure

The storms of life and the ups and downs of the economy in Georgia and across the U.S. have made home foreclosures a common occurrence in the last few decades. Homeowners who have lost a job or find themselves in other financial straits may feel that losing their home is inevitable, but that is not always the case.

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