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Archive for: September 2018

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Blog September 30, 2018

What To Look for in a Pittsburgh Bankruptcy Lawyer

When you’re looking for lawyers in Pittsburgh PA who have expertise in bankruptcy, it’s important to try to sort out the right type of lawyer for you. There are lots of lawyers in Pittsburgh, and many of them have competencies related to the issue you might be having. Many of them might advertise heavily in […]

mortgage loan modification

Blog September 30, 2018

What To Do with Your Loan Modification Denial Letter

If you’ve applied for a loan modification and been denied, this can be a scary and overwhelming moment. We know life is complicated and there are a million reasons you applied for the modification in the first place. Loan modification programs have been available in the United States for Americans seeking a renegotiation of difficult […]

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Blog Legal Advice September 24, 2018

Top 4 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for Loan Modification

Most homeowners, when facing foreclosure, would prefer to keep their home. Loan modification is often the first choice because it modifies the terms of the current loan. It lowers the monthly payments due and in some cases even lowers the interest rate and stops foreclosure, breathing new life into your home ownership. A Few Basic […]

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Blog Law September 24, 2018

Can I Clear an IRS Debt Through Bankruptcy?

Most individuals who file for bankruptcy will be filing chapter 7. Among the many reasons for filing for bankruptcy, IRS debt could be chief among them, with many people struggling to pay their tax debt. Let’s take a look at what types of IRS debts are forgiven and what types are not. But first, let’s […]

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Blog Law September 15, 2018

How To Pick a Bankruptcy Attorney in Pittsburgh

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people file for either Chapter 7 straight bankruptcy or Chapter 13 repayment plan case. Unfortunately, Pittsburgh is no exception, with the Pittsburgh Business Times reporting a sharp increase in the last five years in bankruptcy filings. For most cases, people choose a lawyer to help them through the process. […]

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Blog Legal Advice September 15, 2018

How an Attorney Can Prevent Foreclosure

Although the housing crisis has abated, there are still millions of homeowners in the midst of foreclosure in 2018. For many homeowners facing foreclosure, the process can be stressful, confusing and utterly overwhelming. Much of the stress stems from the fact that most homeowners are unfamiliar with foreclosure proceedings. Nor are they aware of the […]

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Blog September 9, 2018

Unemployed and in Debt?: Whether to Choose Bankruptcy or Debt Negotiation

Dealing with the debt monster is never easy for anyone. The situation is even worse when you have lost a job. It does not only thwart your debt-busting goals, but it also makes it difficult for you to meet your minimum expenses.  As if that’s not enough trouble, debt collectors put enormous pressure on you […]

home retention

Blog September 9, 2018

Avoid Foreclosure: Home Retention Options

A foreclosure is undeniably one of the worst things that can happen to a homeowner. Not only do you lose your home, suffering huge financial and emotional losses, but it also makes it quite difficult to obtain a loan for the future home purchase long after you’ve recovered from your financial difficulties. Even after the […]

types of loan modifications for mortgages

Uncategorized September 2, 2018

The Different Types of Loan Modifications for Mortgages

Mortgage loan modifications work to help homeowners stay in their homes by restructuring their existing mortgages to manageable monthly payments. Although mortgage modifications are valuable to borrowers, they also benefit lenders as well. Foreclosure can be a costly procedure for lenders, especially when a home has declined below its loan value. There are several types of […]

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Uncategorized September 2, 2018

A Breakdown of the Home Retention Process

Are you having trouble paying your mortgage? If so, you are not alone. Millions of people are struggling to pay off their mortgages today. If you find yourself behind on your mortgage payments by 60 days or more, your lender may have issued you a foreclosure notice. However, losing your home is not the only […]