First and foremost in navigating the foreclosure process and deciding where to start, begin to educate yourself about the process. We have a plethora of free resources on our website: blog articles about foreclosure, loan modification, bankruptcy, the sheriff sale, and many more topics; we also have educational videos, case stories and helpful webinars which mimic a conversation that you would have with a real foreclosure lawyer if you were to call one– it will go over all of your options.
To learn about how you can save your home from foreclosure, read our post: How Can I Save My Home From Foreclosure?
2. Avoid Scams
Secondly, avoid falling into traps; scams are a dime a dozen. It is highly likely that you will run into some while in the process of trying to save your home, so use your due diligence and keep an eye out for them. Many companies tout too good to be true deals. Most will take your money but don’t actually do anything to help.
3. Remain Strong
The road may get tough, but don’t give up; while the solution you find may have the wonderful end result of saving your home, sometimes the strategies can be hard to navigate, especially things like loan modification and bankruptcy. It can be a long and confusing process to get a loan modification or bankruptcy, but don’t fret, we are here to help you.
4. Decide On A Strategy
If you have just received a foreclosure complaint, you have 35 days to file an answer. To begin, decide whether or not you should file a contesting answer. From there, research what options you have to save your home. Taking all things into consideration, decide if saving your home really is the most realistic choice and the best solution. Then, put your strategy into place.
If you are interested in learning about some of the options you have: