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Asked 08/23/2009 11:10 am CT (Germantown, TN)

My daughter and her husband are separated - he left the house about 4 months ago. He has not given her any support since he left. They have a house with a loan of approximately $322,000 - a mortgage payment of $2,200 principle and interest only. The tax appraisal on the house is near the load amount. Taxes and insurance would add approximately $500 more per month. She has been laid off from her job and has applied for unemployment - should draw about $230 unemployment pay plus $1500 per month child support ($750 after 9 more months as the oldest child will turn 18). Husband is self employed but tells her that his business is down and he is now only drawing one pay check per month ($500 net). He also works part time and makes approximately $1,200 per month. Medical insurance for him and my daughter currently comes out of the part time money ($100 per month). He has told her that he will take her off the insurance in December. He also just purchased a new care through the clunker campaign. My daughter's name is on the deed to the property but not on the mortgage. She has managed to keep the payments current until this month but she can no longer pay the full amount. When she contacted the mortgage company regarding a loan modification she was told that they did not qualify because they were not behind on their payments. She was told that she should try to refinance and try to sell the house even if it was a short sale. Husband wants to let the house foreclose - she does not - he has not agree to put it up for sale. Questions are: 1. Does he have to agree to put the house up for sale or can she do it on her own? 2. Does foreclosure affect her credit? 3. Does she have any obligation to pay the mortgage payment? He continuously tells her that she is as responsible for the payment as he is since her name is on the deed. 4. The loan company told her that foreclosure proceedings would not begin until the payments were three months behind. Is that true? In other words, if she makes a partial payment, say $1,000 per month, will the house ever go into foreclosure? She wants to do the right thing but needs whatever assistance is available to her - what are her options? This is a case of someone not being able to afford the amount of money that was loaned to him.

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Patricia, If, in fact, your daughter is not on the mortgage then she is NOT responsible for the mor...

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Asked 06/03/2009 10:05 am CT (Ann Arbor, MI)

I have a co-signer along with myself on my mortgage loan. My husband did not qualify become of self employment income. We are current on our loan, but having some trouble making the payments, and would like to inquire about a loan modification program. Is this unrealistic since we are current, and have a co-signer because their income will be included with mine, although they are not helping make the payments ? Also, my husband and I claimed ch 7 bankruptcy last year (because of the business debt) and received discharge in December 2008. So re-finance is out for us to release cosigner from obligation. Is there any hope for us to get a lower payment??

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To get a loan modification, you have to prove financial hardhship and that you can't affford the cur...

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Asked 03/13/2009 08:29 am CT (Waldorf, MD)

Krista, How familiar are you with New American Funding? I am currently working with Lloyd Kerr at New American Funding on a possible Loan modification via a FHA loan and would like your feedback. Thanks!

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I am not sure if this was meant for me, but I am not familiar with New American Funding. Our compan...

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Asked 03/12/2009 10:29 am CT (Addison, IL)

what is a loan modification? and what is a second morgage?

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Asked 12/22/2008 08:50 pm CT (Atlanta, GA)

NEED INFORMATION ON OPTIONS FOR PAST DUE 2ND MORTGAGE. I HAVE 2 MORTGAGES MY FIRST MORTGAGE I DID A MODIFICATION ON IT AND I AM CURRENT ON IT. MY SECOND MORTGAGE COMPANY DID NOT OFFER ANY RELEIF OR LOAN MODIFICATION PROGRAMS. I AM NOT ABLE TO REPAY THE PAST DUE BALANCES TO BRING IT CURRENT. THEY HAVE SENT THE ACCOUNT TO AN ATTORNEY. DO I HAVE ANY OPTIONS?

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Asked 12/19/2008 10:07 am CT (Orlando, FL)

How can I lower my mortgage payment without refinancing and what is a loan modification?

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You would have to talk to your Lender to see if they are offering any type of "Loan Modification". ...

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Asked 11/24/2008 02:08 pm CT (Sparks, NV)

I own a single family home with a mortgage balance of approx $175K on a 6.25% FHA 30-yr fixed. The home's market value has declined steadily and is now worth approx $140K. I am not behind on any payments yet, and my credit is excellent with a current FICO of 768. I'm expecting a 20% reduction in work hours - and thus a 20% reduction in income - effective 1/1/09. This loss of job hours will inevitably result in falling behind on the mortgage payments at their current level. Will I likely be more successful in approaching the mortgage company for a loan modification for 1) a substantially lower interest rate on the current balance (propose approx 3%); or 2) reducing the balance to the realistic market value; or 3) some other measure or combination of the above?

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Asked 02/25/2008 07:34 am CT (Conyers, GA)

I contacted my mortgage company 4 months ago for help. My husband\'s pay decreased and we were beginning to have a difficult time paying our mortgage. They told me I qualified for a Loan Modification. I did as they asked and sent in a financial worksheet, pay stubs etc.. They said I would get an answer in about 4 to 6 weeks and I didn\'t need to make any payments until I heard from them. Two months later I hadn\'t heard anything. I contacted them to find out the status. They said they were running behind and I should hear something soon. Well last week I received a letter from an attornys office informing us that our home was going into foreclosure. My mortgage company now tells me they need my information to be sent in again and if they are not done by the date of foreclosure they would postpone it. I am afraid at this point. I have a feeling they won\'t be done with my modification in time. Is it true a mortgage company would postpone a foreclosure in order to work out a loan modification? What should I do?

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Asked 12/28/2006 09:59 am CT (williamston, NC)

I am now in the foreclosure process. I recently submitted a formal request for mortgage assistance in the form of a loan modification. I entered into a repayment plan with the mortgage company twice but defaulted due loss of income as a result of my spouses job loss.What would be my chances of being granted a loan modification based on these circumstances?

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Asked 12/28/2006 05:36 am CT (williamston, NC)

I have already entered into two repayment plans which I have defaulted due a drastic change in income. What is the likelihood that the mortgage company will consider approving me for a loan modification plan.

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