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Entries from April 2008

Carnival participation

April 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Living After Foreclosure participated in last week’s Carnival of Personal Finance, hosted over at The Happy Rock.  The article submitted was on just walking away from a foreclosure.  Thanks for including my article!

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Now we have to worry about our neighbor’s finances

April 26th, 2008 · 4 Comments

This article by Liz Pulliam Weston, entitled Foreclosure Nearby?  It’s your problem, brings up the “friendly fire” aspect of foreclosures:  a foreclosure nearby hurts everyone in the neighborhood, not just the personl foreclosed on. A neighbor who’s in financial trouble probably is worried about their house, but it’s almost certain that they’re not worried about […]

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HUD tips for avoiding foreclosure: Part 2

April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has some good advice for people that are in danger of losing their home through foreclosure. I talked a little about the first three HUD tips here.  Here are some more tips from that list, with some discussion. Know your mortgage rights. “Find your loan documents and […]

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Why get foreclosed on when you can “walk away?”

April 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments

If you look at the demeanor on the faces of the people over at YouWalkAway.com, you might think that getting foreclosed on is downright enjoyable.  A walk through the park with your spouse and child, as it were. It even seems a bit empowering.  You don’t get foreclosed on; you walk away.  Kind of like […]

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HUD tips for avoiding foreclosure: Part 1

April 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has some good advice for people that are in danger of losing their home through foreclosure. Here are a couple of items from that list, with some discussion. Don’t ignore the problem. “The further behind you become, the harder it will be to reinstate your loan and […]

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Tent sweet tent?

April 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This BBC video took me by surprise the first time I saw it: Tent City in LA I couldn’t imagine trading the security and solidness of real estate for a camper, let alone a tent.  This has got to be a rude awakening for families that have recently lost their homes.  Among the adjustments cited […]

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Stripped for copper

April 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Abandoned houses attract a lot of things: partying teenagers, mice, rocks through the windows, the elements. Now, with the houses rotting away in varying states in the foreclosure process, these houses are now attracting black-market commodities dealers.  The houses are broken into and stripped of their copper pipes and wires.  Copper has quintupled in price […]

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The first post on the site

April 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Welcome to the first post on Living After Foreclosure! Here are some of the things I plan to talk about on this site: The foreclosure process — how one gets to that point, what’s involved, how it can be avoided The social effects of foreclosure How widespread foreclosure affects society and the economy How one […]

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