Understanding Forbearance

If you are a homeowner facing financial challenges that may impact your ability to meet mortgage obligations, it can be helpful to understand the process of mortgage forbearance. This information is assembled to help you understand what mortgage forbearance is and what steps you might be able to take, based on your specific financial picture. [...]
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Facing Foreclosure? Get Trusted Guidance

Facing foreclosure? As we continue to experience a bumpy economic landscape, the US has recently witnessed a rise in foreclosure filings. Depending on how challenging your financial situation is, it can be confusing to understand the available options that could help you keep in your home. You are not alone. Homeowners facing financial challenges are [...]

Pro Tips for Talking to Your Mortgage Servicer

Ever get stuck when dealing with automatic phone systems so commonly used by many financial institutions? Most of us want to speak to a live agent, but navigating through the menu of options can be time-consuming.   Even more challenging is when you finally speak to a live agent, you don’t have the necessary information at your fingertips.   That’s a common scenario for [...]
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Your Common Foreclosure Questions, Answered

Foreclosure is a legal process that begins when you do not make your mortgage payments. This post will answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the foreclosure process.

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Senior Housing Hurdles: What You Need to Know

It is a familiar and relatable scenario for many seniors in this country, housing costs has gone up along with everything else.

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Is Renter Counseling Right for You?

People are having trouble keeping up with monthly rent payments because of rent increases.

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6 Helpful Steps to Take when Facing Foreclosure

Take a look at these 6 helpful steps to take when facing foreclosure. 995Hope is here as trusted resource for homeowners during this time.

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Resources for Seniors Facing Housing Challenges

Studies show that many older Americans face the looming possibility of foreclosure or eviction.

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How to Get on Solid Ground after Housing Relief Ends

If it feels like mortgage and renter’s relief extensions are a “moving target” it’s because that’s the reality we’ve been experiencing for a year and a half. COVID-era programs have been ongoing to help consumers with rental relief through the Emergency Rental Assistance and now homeowners via the Homeowner Assistance Funds, as well as forbearance/and [...]
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Ask the Experts: Experienced Housing Counselors Help You Understand Your Options

Sometimes financial challenges may lead to falling behind on your monthly mortgage or rent. While it can be confusing to understand your options, remember you are not alone.