Foreclosure is the legal process that allows your lender to take ownership of your property if you do not pay your mortgage. The process usually begins after you miss 4 payments (when your account is 120 days past due). If you refuse loss mitigation or if an alternative to foreclosure is unavailable, and you are unable to reinstate the total payments and outstanding fees, the process ends with your home being sold in a foreclosure sale.
We want to help you prevent that outcome. Even after the foreclosure process begins, please work closely with us to find other options.
How the process works
It’s important to understand that foreclosure follows its own path and timeline, distinct from the mortgage assistance process. That means that in some cases, the foreclosure process can begin and continue even while you are actively working with us to find options that may help you avoid a foreclosure sale. Please be advised a scheduled foreclosure cannot be canceled for a disposition option without receipt of an acceptable purchase contract per your investor's guidelines at least 19 days prior to sale.
The foreclosure process:
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