If you are considering bankruptcy as an option for your financial situation, you should know there are a few options. Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy are two of those options, which we have outlined and compared below. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a liquidation process where a person’s assets are sold […]
What is Lien Stripping?
Lien stripping is a way somebody in Chapter 13 bankruptcy can remove lower priority liens. It’s only allowed in cases where the value of the house is no longer enough to cover the outstanding mortgages on higher priority liens. Lien stripping turns the junior mortgage into an unsecured debt that may eventually be discharged. Basics […]
Filing Bankruptcy: How Does Debt Relief Work?
Filing for bankruptcy comes with many emotions — from shame and despair, overwhelm, and even relief. We’ve put together this quick guide to debt relief so you can start arming yourself with information in order to take on the bankruptcy process. What is Bankruptcy? Bankruptcy is a legal process intended to help people and businesses […]
Common Types of Real Estate Fraud
Whether you decide to invest in a commercial or residential property, and whether the property is for personal use or you intend to be the landlord, you need to take the necessary precautions to safeguard yourself from becoming a victim of fraud. Accurate property information is essential for avoiding real estate fraud. Here are the […]