Foreclosure Basics

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Foreclosure Scams: Forensic Loan Audits

If you are in foreclosure, you are likely to be contacted by all sorts of companies claiming they can help you avoid foreclosure.

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Foreclosure Scams: Mass Joinder Lawsuits

If you are facing foreclosure, you are likely to be contacted by foreclosure rescue scammers – people and companies that try to get money from you...

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Foreclosure Protections & the Military: When a Servicemember Gets a Mortgage After Active Duty

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) provides legal relief to military personnel who are in danger of foreclosure.

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What Happens to Liens and Second Mortgages in Foreclosure?

Frequently, homeowners have more than one mortgage on their property, as well as judgment liens in some cases.

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What's the difference between a mortgage assignment and an endorsement (transfer) of the note?

When you take out a loan to purchase a home, you are required to sign two documents: a promissory note and a mortgage (or deed of trust).

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The Underwater Mortgage Problem: A Solution in California?

As a way to help underwater homeowners, local officials in California's San Bernardino County and two cities, Ontario and Fontana, have proposed usi...

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How Judicial Foreclosure Works

Foreclosure happens when you fall behind on your house payments and your lender uses state procedures to sell your house.

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