Foreclosure notice of default in NY– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

Help, I’m behind in my mortgage payments in Nassau/Suffolk County!

When you fall behind in your mortgage payments on your Nassau/Suffolk County home, it can feel like you’re drowning in debt. Even if you’re able to make your monthly payment, catching up on a past due balance can be an overwhelming challenge. There’s a few options that can help you to avoid foreclosure in Nassau/Suffolk County … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Nassau/Suffolk County?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Nassau/Suffolk County anyway? Many homeowners across America and Nassau/Suffolk County are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Nassau/Suffolk County

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Nassau/Suffolk County] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in NY

Understanding the foreclosure process in NY is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun.  But just know that it’s not … Continued

Can I sell my Nassau/Suffolk County house in foreclosure?

Do you have a Nassau/Suffolk County NY house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the NY foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you … Continued

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure – What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower / seller, a short sale and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In Nassau/Suffolk County NY? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source). … Continued