If you want to stop foreclosure in Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia, you must act quickly to protect your rights. If you have missed mortgage payments and a foreclosure auction or court hearing, contact the foreclosure lawyers at Lee Legal today. Your lender will not stop the foreclosure process until the sale of your home is complete. We will fight for your rights.

The experienced foreclosure prevention attorneys at Lee Legal can help you determine your options. You may want simply to “buy some time” in which to figure out which option is right for you. We can help you:

  • Delay or stop a foreclosure sale or auction
  • Obtain a modification, short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure
  • File Chapter 13 bankruptcy to stop foreclosure
  • Negotiate more favorable mortgage terms
  • Review mortgage documents to determine chain of title
  • “Strip” unsecured equity loans

We will work closely with you to identify and prepare a strategy specific to your individual circumstances and goals. Lee Legal will help you examine all of your options. Foreclosure can have a serious impact on both your credit score and tax liability, so you should seek legal advice on how best to proceed.

Hire a foreclosure attorney familiar with every aspect of the foreclosure process. If you are facing foreclosure, you have options, but you must be proactive! Don’t wait until it is too late.

Should I Short Sale My Property?

August 29, 2019 Brian V. Lee

A short sale is when your mortgage company agrees to allow you to sell your property for less than the amount owed on the mortgage. If your property is underwater then a short sale is one of your options. How [ . . . ]

Don’t “Tip Your Hand” to Your Mortgage Company

May 30, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy will cancel any scheduled foreclosure auction. Once you file bankruptcy, the automatic stay takes effect and your mortgage company must immediately halt all foreclosure activity. But if you’re planning to file bankruptcy to stop a [ . . . ]

The Hidden Costs of Owning a Home

March 21, 2019 Brian V. Lee

According to the Urban Institute, 63 percent of millennials who bought homes have regrets resulting from underestimating the hidden costs. Zillow found that American homeowners spend nearly $9,400 in hidden costs to own and care for a median-priced home. Let’s [ . . . ]

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

February 22, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Creditors expect not only to be paid, but to be paid on time. Mortgage companies are no different. When it comes to your mortgage, you can’t be a day late and a dollar short. When you’re dealing with your home, [ . . . ]

Will a Loan Modification Hurt My Credit Score?

February 11, 2019 Brian V. Lee

If you fall behind on your mortgage, you have options, but you must be proactive. One of the best ways to get back on track with your mortgage is loan modification. But will a loan modification hurt your credit score? [ . . . ]

Six Common Foreclosure Mistakes

January 24, 2019 Brian V. Lee

If your mortgage lender commences foreclosure proceedings, educate yourself about the process so you can chart the best way forward for you. You have options — but do your best to avoid the most common foreclosure mistakes. Believing that once [ . . . ]

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