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.

Fidelity Fiduciary Bank — Mary Poppins

November 27, 2016 Brian V. Lee

If you invest your tuppence Wisely in the bank Safe and sound Soon that tuppence Safely invested in the bank Will compound And you’ll achieve That sense of conquest As your affluence expands In the hands of the directors Who [ . . . ]

Loss Mitigation Waterfall Should Continue Post-MHA

September 16, 2016 Brian V. Lee

In July 2016 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report titled Guiding Principles for the Future of Loss Mitigation. The report lists several “lessons learned” from the financial crisis and makes recommendations to mortgage lenders and servicers for a [ . . . ]

Will I Owe Money After Foreclosure?

August 19, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Many people who call our office want to save their homes from foreclosure. In other cases, a foreclosure has already taken place. There are many different reasons why a foreclosure may be scheduled, ranging from market conditions to change in homeowner circumstances. [ . . . ]

Washington DC Area Tops List for CFPB Complaints Nationwide

May 28, 2016 Brian V. Lee

As of March 1, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) handled approximately 834,400 complaints, including approximately 22,800 complaints. The Washington, DC area has three of the top seven jurisdictions for CFPB complaints per capita. By a wide margin, Washington, [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

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