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Chase Bank Won’t Remove a Deed in Lieu on My Credit Report. – Shannon

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“Dear Steve, I had a deed in lieu on a property in 2006 and in the process of trying to get it removed by contacting both the bank and credit bureau….the mortgage had need sold at least 3x and now Chase bank owns it. So after 2-3 letters to both the bank and credit bureaus….denying the fact …..I finally received ... Read More »

    My Ex-Husband Wants to Give Me the House. He Can’t Afford the Payments. – Kelly

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    “Dear Steve, Ex and I divorced last year. I left him the house but the judge did tell us the decree did not relieve me of the mortgage responsibility. Unfortunately he was not able to refi because of his current income. Called me last week to ask if I’d like the house back because he cannot afford it any longer ... Read More »

      Can I Short Sell My Home or Hand it Back to The Bank with a Deed in Lieu and Save My Credit? – Angela

      “Dear Andy, In 2006, I had a house built from the ground up for my mother to lived in. I paid the mortgage every month always on time. Never missed a payment. My mother passed on 1/11/11, the house is now vacant. I put the house up for sell in March 2011. I paid 180,000 for the home and now ... Read More »

        Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure. What is it? – Bob

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        “Dear Steve, We’ve been having a tough time making our mortgage payments and someone mentioned that we could do something called a deed in lieu of foreclosure and hand the keys back to the bank. Is that true? Steve” The Answer   Dear Bob, A deed in lieu of foreclosure is essentially giving your keys back to your house and ... Read More »

          Lost Our Jobs. Need to Get Rid of House, Fast. – Me

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          “Dear Steve, Lost of jobs nowhere to turn. Husband and i both lost our jobs we have fallen behind on our bills and our mortgage. What is the safest quickest way to get out of our home without haviing to file bankruptcy? What about a short sale or lieu of deed? What does that cost? How long does it take ... Read More »

            What to Do When You Can’t Pay the Mortgage

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            If you’re having trouble making your house payments, the first thing to know is that you are not alone. Home mortgage defaults are at an all-time high across America. This is good news for you, because it means that mortgage lenders are familiar with people in default on their home loans and often have established programs and policies to deal ... Read More »

              I Have a Mortgage With Chase, Will They Work With Me to Lower Payments? – Janet

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              “Dear Steve, We have more debt than we can handle. We have just seen a lawyer about bankruptcy. Even with bankruptcy our mortgage may be too much for us. I have a mortgage with Chase – after banruptcy will they work with me to lower payments? I have never been late with payments. Janet” The Answer   Dear Janet, Good ... Read More »

                I’m Recently Divorced and Trapped in an Upside Down Mortgage – Frank

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                Frank “Dear Steve, Recently divorced and trapped in an upside down mortgage. Living off credit cards to get by. I am recently divorced and bought out my ex wife during the up market for my current home. My mortgage is now upside down and I am not making enough money each month to even break even with my expenses. I ... Read More »

                  Crys Writes In And Asks “We’ve Been to Credit Counseling But Should We File For Bankruptcy?”

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                  “Dear Steve Hi! I am a piano teacher, and due the bad economy have very few students, even though I am used to having plenty. We just moved because we could no longer afford where we lived. We gave up our house in a deed in lieu of foreclosure. My husband took a cut in pay. We owe about $400 ... Read More »

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