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.

How to Write a Financial Hardship Letter

April 29, 2016 Brian V. Lee

This article addresses how to write a financial hardship letter for loss mitigation, whether you’re seeking a modification, deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, or short sale. If you fall behind on your mortgage, you will have to submit a lost mitigation package [ . . . ]

Why is My Mortgage Company Suing Me in Washington, DC?

April 7, 2016 Brian V. Lee

With just 97 completed foreclosures, the District of Columbia had the nation’s lowest annual number of completed foreclosures in January 2016. But Washington, D.C. also had the fourth highest foreclosure inventory rate in January 2016 at 2.3 percent. So why is [ . . . ]

Boomerang Buyers Are Back!

March 23, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Boomerang buyers are back from the housing crisis. “Boomerang buyers” is the name for homebuyers who had lost their homes to short sales and foreclosures during the housing crisis. Mortgage default rates skyrocketed in 2006, and in the years following [ . . . ]

Beware of Offers to Modify Your Mortgage for a Fee

March 7, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Since the subprime mortgage meltdown of December 2007 to June 2009, mortgage modifications have saved many homeowners from foreclosure. Yet many illegitimate companies and individuals have preyed on people seeking modifications. My advice to you is to beware of offers [ . . . ]

Can I Get My Home Back After Foreclosure?

February 26, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Clients frequently call our office to ask whether a foreclosure auction can be reversed. I often get asked, “Can I get my home back after foreclosure?” The foreclosure rate across the Washington, D.C. metro area has dropped considerably since the [ . . . ]

Zombie Foreclosures Can Eat Into Your Home Value

February 18, 2016 Brian V. Lee

A “zombie foreclosure” is a property where the homeowner moves out after foreclosure has been started, but for some reason the foreclosure auction gets cancelled and title is never legally transferred to a new owner. So title to the property [ . . . ]

How Bankruptcy Prevents Foreclosure

February 14, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Though most people automatically associate the word “bankruptcy” with disaster, fortunately that’s just not true. Bankruptcy can actually help prevent a debt-related catastrophe like foreclosure. And a good bankruptcy attorney will be there with you through every step of the [ . . . ]

Saturday Office Hours for Bankruptcy Clients

May 10, 2014 Brian V. Lee

Lee Legal offers Saturday office hours for bankruptcy client consultations. We know you’re busy. It can be tough to take time off work. If you prefer weekend appointments, we can accommodate you. Flexible office hours for busy clients Our Saturday [ . . . ]

How to Stop a Foreclosure in Alexandria Virginia

February 13, 2014 Brian V. Lee

When you fall behind on your house payments, the mortgage lender will move forward with foreclosure. In Arlington and Alexandria in Virginia, your lender will take all of the necessary steps to seize and sell your home in order to [ . . . ]

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