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Can a Bank Accept Payment During Foreclosure?

If you are making payments during foreclosure, it is important to understand whether the lender can accept those payments. In addition, you should evaluate your reasons for making payments. Depending on why you are making the payments during foreclosure, there are likely other options to meet your goals. In Foreclosure, Will the Lender Still Accept My Payments? The short...

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Can You Stop A Foreclosure Once It Starts?

The foreclosure process may create substantial stress and uncertainty. Often, if you are facing foreclosure, you are also handling other challenges in life. In some situations, with the help of an attorney, you may be able to stop the foreclosure process. What Is Foreclosure? Generally, when someone buys a home, they need to get a mortgage loan—i.e., borrow money—to...

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How Long Does a Foreclosure Stay On Your Credit Report?

Foreclosure impacts you in numerous ways. Along with the loss of a home, the foreclosure impacts your credit record. Poor credit can lead to struggles with borrowing money, finding housing, and qualifying for employment.  What Is a Credit Report? A credit report is a document that gives a detailed look at your credit history. There are four primary areas...

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