Home buying with Chapter 13 bankruptcy: What are your options?

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You can qualify for a mortgage with a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in your recent past. About Mortgages FICO & Credit Scores Bankruptcy Housing Mark Cappel Mortgage mortgage rates Real EstateYou could even buy a house while in Chapter 13 in some cases. Here's how.

Ask Brian: Should a Homeowner File for Bankruptcy if They Have Equity in their Home?

Realty Biz

I’m thinking that bankruptcy might be my only option. What’s important for me to know about filing bankruptcy as a homeowner? How bankruptcies work out is highly dependent on personal circumstances. I’m assuming that you want to come out of bankruptcy still owning your home.


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Can I buy a house 1 year after Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

The Mortgage Report

Buying a house after Chapter 7 bankruptcy is possible, but most buyers have to wait at least 2 years after the bankruptcy is discharged to get a home loan.

Mr. Cooper, U.S. Bank and PNC Bank settle DOJ servicing case

Housing Wire

In all, the Justice Department said the three lenders didn’t comply with federal bankruptcy procedures, which affected a total of 76,000 accounts beginning in 2011.

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Brooklyn Roasting Company Returns After Bankruptcy Filing and Cafe Closings


Latte-loving Brooklynites looking for local caffeine will soon have more options, as the Brooklyn Roasting Company is back from bankruptcy and better than ever, said the head black bean brewer. “We

Despite Recent Progress, Bankruptcy Threatens Long-Anticipated Nassau Brewery Restoration


The long-anticipated restoration and adaptation of the historic Nassau Brewery at 945 Bergen Street could be scrapped by a bankruptcy sale just as it inches toward completion.

Dumbo Cafe Closes as Brooklyn Roasting Company Files For Bankruptcy


Brooklyn’s namesake roasting company is another casualty of the coronavirus pandemic after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on October 21.

Key Tips to Rally Back from COVID-19 Bankruptcy in 2020

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Previously successful people have had to declare bankruptcy, and gotten bankruptcy loans, recently because of COVID-19. Cheese to name a few have had to invoke bankruptcy protection with bankruptcy loans. . Bankruptcy Code. No Scarlet Letter for Bankruptcy Loans.

7 Facts Realtors Need to Know about Divorce, Bankruptcy and Selling or Buying Real Property

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Dumbo Cafe Closes as Brooklyn Roasting Company Files for Bankruptcy (Updated)


Brooklyn’s namesake roasting company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on October 21, but its founder said the company is only adjusting its operations and has no plans to go anywhere. “In

How can a Past Bankruptcy Affect Your Ability to get Preapproved for a Home Loan?

RIS Media

If you have declared bankruptcy in the past, that can complicate things, but you may still be able to get preapproved. How Can a Bankruptcy Affect Your Credit? The type of bankruptcy filing will determine its effect on your credit.

Daily Links: Clothing Retailer Century 21 Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores in Brooklyn


Redfin to acquire RentPath for its apartment listings

Realty Biz

Redfin said it will pay $608 million in cash to acquire RentPath, which filed for bankruptcy in February 2020. RentPath has remained in business while its bankruptcy proceedings are still ongoing, and the company’s owners have been searching far and wide for a solution during this time.

Americans’ mortgage debt looks great again

Housing Wire

As you can see below, when you lend to the capacity to own the debt, you should never see a rise in foreclosures or bankruptcies unless a job loss recession happens on a massive scale.

Manhattan Crisis: What Does Our Housing Past Tell Us About Our Housing Future?

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million for the Hearst estate in Beverly Hills, winning the prized property in a bankruptcy auction that was more competitive than some expected.

Toronto and Vancouver Insolvencies Make The Biggest Jump In Years

Better Dwelling

Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada (OSB) filings show a huge jump in March. Insolvencies, both bankruptcies, and consumer proposals, hit the highest level since the pandemic. Toronto and Vancouver are both seeing an unusual surge of insolvency filings.

The title insurance arms race heats up

Housing Wire

The sky was falling,” Perkins said, describing the environment of fear as companies were acquired, layoffs were rampant and bankruptcies were common. The first time Lawyers Title of Arizona Sales Executive Sarah Perkins walked through an acquisition was 2006.

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Adopting Technology to Improve Servicing Profitability During and After the COVID-19 Crisis – Sponsored by Capacity

Housing Wire

Why it’s critical to automate processes associated with forbearance, loss mitigation, default management, and bankruptcy/foreclosure optimization. In this session on servicing technology, you will discover: The benefits of adopting an AI-driven process to streamline and standardize data.

Wells Fargo halts proactive COVID-19 forbearance plan following multiple lawsuits

Housing Wire

“The company was unable or unwilling to identify how many total consumers were affected, but did inform the Senators of a small subset, indicating that ‘(a)n internal review showed that at least 904 accounts held by customers in active bankruptcy proceedings were placed into forbearance without an affirmative request,’ and that the bank had received over 1,600 complaints about forbearance practices.”

Guaranteed Rate to acquire Stearns Lending

Housing Wire

Blackstone took full control of Stearns in fall 2019 after it exited bankruptcy due to significant debt problems. Chicago-based lender Guaranteed Rate is acquiring multi-channel lender Stearns Holdings for an undisclosed sum, multiple sources told HousingWire Tuesday.

Unlicensed mortgage broker defrauded wholesale lenders

Housing Wire

Kaufman, a former lawyer, pleaded guilty to filing false claims in bankruptcy hearings and was disbarred. A 50-year-old former unlicensed mortgage broker from Long Island, New York, pleaded guilty Wednesday to defrauding clients and wholesale lenders out of $4.7

Wells Fargo pays $96M to settle LO comp lawsuit

Housing Wire

Wells Fargo also paid $13 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused the bank of “improperly” modifying the mortgages of borrowers who had declared bankruptcy. Wells Fargo agreed to pay $95.7

America’s most expensive home goes on sale, priced at $295M

Realty Biz

However, Niami racked up mounting debts as he built the home, and the mansion is now being sold as part of a bankruptcy agreement. The bankruptcy agreement will force the home to be sold at auction to the highest bidder on Feb. The most expensive listing in the U.S.,

Auction for Hotel Development Site in East Williamsburg Set for February 3


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Glenn Stearns’ Kind Lending originates $1B in 6 months

Housing Wire

At the time, the bankruptcy was being conducted by Blackstone , the private equity giant that acquired a majority stake in Stearns parent company, Stearns Holdings , back in 2015. Glenn Stearns is back, and not just on television.

Redfin-owned firm RentPath names new CEO

Housing Wire

Redfin then swooped in, agreeing to pay $608 million in cash to acquire the company despite RentPath’s $650 million bankruptcy restructuring. RentPath , a Redfin company, has appointed former ParkMobile CEO Jon Ziglar as chief executive officer, effective August 16.

Hope and homebuyers return to Paradise

Housing Wire

After the fire, the price of PG&E’s shares tumbled and in early 2019 the company, which provides gas and electricity to the vast majority of Northern California homes, filed for Chapter 11 restructuring bankruptcy.

How A Credit Card Can Help You Become A 1 %er

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Most people have heard horror stories about how credit cards lead many people into serious debt, that can take years to get out of, or lead even lead you into bankruptcy. However, there are two sides to every story and. Read more. The post How A Credit Card Can Help You Become A 1 %er appeared first on I Am 1 Percent. Credit Cards rewards

The Treasury’s $10B Homeowners Assistance Fund

Housing Wire

But the Treasury discouraged states from imposing additional eligibility criteria for homeowners seeking assistance, such as foreclosure status, credit score, bankruptcy status, the existence of liens on the property, or previous cash-out refinances.

Americans’ mortgage debt increased to $10T in Q4

Housing Wire

Roughly 121,000 Americans had a bankruptcy notation added to their credit reports in the fourth quarter, a decline from the third quarter and a new series low, the New York Fed reported. Overall household debt increased by $206 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020 to $14.56

Redfin makes its big rental play with RentPath acquisition

Housing Wire

Seattle-based Redfin has agreed to pay $608 million in cash to acquire RentPath , though the deal still requires sign-off by the Federal Trade Commission and a bankruptcy court. It looks like RentPath will be sold after all.

Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again

Keeping Current Matters

Lehman Brothers) and many more into bankruptcy. During the Great Recession, just over a decade ago, the financial systems the world depended on started to collapse. It created a panic that drove some large companies out of business (ex.

eXp and Kind plan mortgage JV by October

Housing Wire

Stearns exited that company after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and bought by Blackstone Group , and he starred on the Discovery Channel’s reality TV show “ Undercover Billionaire ” before founding Kind.

Can You Lose Your House If You Don’t Repay Your Other Debts?

RIS Media

Should You Declare Bankruptcy? If you have a lot of home equity and a creditor would be likely to foreclose to collect a debt, you might be thinking about declaring bankruptcy to protect your house. Bankruptcy might buy you some time, but it’s not necessarily a solution.

Fed inflation plan could end rock-bottom mortgage rates

Housing Wire

The Federal Reserve is considering abandoning its longtime strategy of using its benchmark rate to pre-emptively prevent inflation from rising above its 2% target. That could be the death knell for rock-bottom mortgage rates.