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  • Foreclosure Mediation

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    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
  • Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure

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    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
  • Foreclosure when You Have a Mortgage

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    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
  • Video - Facing Foreclosure?

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    Facing foreclosure? Scammers are targeting people having trouble paying their mortgages. Some claim to be able to "rescue" homeowners from foreclosures, while others promise loan modifications - for a fee. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, wants you to know how to avoid scams that could make your housing situation go from bad to worse. Read More

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    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Foreclosure When You Have a Deed of Trust

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    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
  • What are My Rights During Foreclosure?

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

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Washington Foreclosure Mediation Toolkit

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    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
  • Options to Avoid Property Tax Foreclosure

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    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
  • Washington Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide

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    The Washington Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide is designed to provide practical tools, information and resources to help homeowners dealing with foreclosure issues. Read More

    By:
    Foreclosure Prevention Action Team
  • Video - Avoid Foreclosure Rescue Scams

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    If you're facing foreclosure, it can be easy to listen to scammers trying to take advantage of this vulnerable time in your life. But don't be fooled — or robbed — by companies falsely promising to save your home. Learn from the true stories of struggling homeowners who were deceived by foreclosure rescue scams. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Foreclosure Mediation in Washington State

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    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
  • Video - Plain Talk about Foreclosure

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    A short video that clearly describes the foreclosure process in Washington State and the free resources available to help struggling homeowners. Read More

    By:
    Seattle University and the City of Seattle
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    Spanish / Español
  • Beware of Foreclosure Rescue Scams - Help Is Free!

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    Foreclosure rescue and mortgage modification scams are a growing problem. Homeowners must protect themselves so they do not lose money—or their home. Scammers make promises that they cannot keep, such as guarantees to “save” your home or lower your mortgage, oftentimes for a fee. Scammers may pretend that they have direct contact with your mortgage servicer when they do not. Watch a video on this and view more information at the link below. Read More

    By:
    MakingHomeAffordable.gov
  • Information for Military Personnel Regarding Mortgage Relief and Foreclosure Protection

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    Information about payment relief and protection from foreclosure provided by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (formerly known as The Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940) Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Mortgage payments, foreclosure rescue scams, reverse mortgages, mortgage servicing

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    If you are having trouble making your payments, this article talks about what you should do and things to avoid. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
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