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Initially, your mortgage won’t be affected by IndyMac’s troubles. If the worst happens, and IndyMac goes out of business, then your mortgage will simply be transferred to another party. In other words, IndyMac will either sell your mortgage to a different lender in an effort to get some money, or if it doesn’t do so before going out of business, then your mortgage will likely go to the bankruptcy trustee, who will disburse the funds to creditors. I don’t think there could be a case where you wouldn’t need to repay your mortgage to somebody. At the same time, so long as you make your payments, there is no way for you to lose your home either.
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