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  • Foreclosure When You Have a Deed of Trust

    If your house is in foreclosure, your best chance to keep your home is to act quickly and with the help of a housing counselor or a lawyer. Both can help you evaluate available options to help save your home from foreclosure. #6704EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Foreclosure when You Have a Mortgage

    Read this if you have a mortgage AND your house is in foreclosure OR you might fall behind in your payments on the home you are buying. #6702EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure

    Whether you are in foreclosure now or worried about it in the future, this information can help. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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    Spanish / Español
  • Options to Avoid Property Tax Foreclosure

    If you have received notice in the mail, posted on your door, or delivered to you that says your home or your property is “subject to foreclosure,” “in foreclosure,” or will be “sold at auction” because of unpaid taxes, you may be able to stop or delay the foreclosure and sale of your home. #6235EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Short Sales: A Homeowner's Guide

    Homeowners who owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth may consider a short sale as a means to sell their home and/or avoid foreclosure. However, a short sale is a very complex transaction that involves numerous issues and risks. This publication is meant to provide an overview of the issues involved in short sales, but does not replace the need for the advice of an attorney and tax professional prior to proceeding with a short sale. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
    Korean / 한국어
  • Washington Homeownership Information

    This website is a one stop resource center for homeownership and foreclosure assistance for Washington residents. Read More

    By:
    Washington State Department of Financial Institutions
  • What are My Rights During Foreclosure?

    Explains the foreclosure timeline and your rights during this process. #6710EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project

Foreclosure Mediation (3)+

  • Foreclosure Mediation

    6712EN - This resource is for homeowners who have already been referred to foreclosure mediation by an attorney or a housing counselor. The following information is intended to help prepare homeowners for their mediation, and explain the foreclosure mediation process. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Video - Foreclosure Mediation in Washington State

    Basic introduction to Washington's new mediation process for homeowners facing foreclosure current as of December 2011. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Washington Foreclosure Mediation Toolkit

    6706EN - This Toolkit is intended to help homeowners understand and benefit from the rights provided by the Foreclosure Fairness Act (FFA). Where homeowners are not represented by an attorney or housing counselor, this Toolkit will help homeowners represent themselves. The process is complex, but these tools will help homeowners navigate the system and offer materials to help them advocates for themselves to try to save their homes. Read More

    By:
    Seattle-King County Asset Building Collaberative Foreclosure Prevention Team

Home Loans (5)+

  • Foreclosure When You Have a Deed of Trust

    If your house is in foreclosure, your best chance to keep your home is to act quickly and with the help of a housing counselor or a lawyer. Both can help you evaluate available options to help save your home from foreclosure. #6704EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Forfeiture of Your Real Estate Contract

    6203EN - Read this publication if you are buying a home under a real estate contract. Do NOT read this if you are buying a home with a mortgage or deed of trust. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Home Equity Loans: Borrower Beware!

    Do you own your home? If so, it's likely to be your greatest single asset. Unfortunately, if you agree to a loan that's based on the equity you have in your home, you may be putting your most valuable asset at risk. Read More

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    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Home Loans: Using Your Home as Collateral

    If you need money to pay bills or make home improvements, and think the answer is in refinancing, a second mortgage, or a home equity loan, consider your options carefully. If you can't make the payments, you could lose your home as well as the equity you've built up. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • HUD: Title One Home Improvement Loans

    Whether you want to fix a faucet or add a new addition to your home, you need to know the facts and the pitfalls of home improvements. Here are some sources that can help. Read More

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    HUD

Property tax (2)+

  • Options to Avoid Property Tax Foreclosure

    If you have received notice in the mail, posted on your door, or delivered to you that says your home or your property is “subject to foreclosure,” “in foreclosure,” or will be “sold at auction” because of unpaid taxes, you may be able to stop or delay the foreclosure and sale of your home. #6235EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Property Tax Exemptions for Senior Citizens and Disabled People

    The property tax exemption is a way to lower your property taxes by exempting (excusing you from) all extra levies, like school construction bonds and other levies passed by voters, and sometimes part of regular levies on your home. Publication #6230EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español

Buyer information (4)+

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