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Yes - you can stop a foreclosure sale, at least temporarily, if you file a Bankruptcy at any point before the house is actually solb.
solb should be sold.
so if i receive a sale date ....i can apply for bankruptsy 13 and get a stay....how long does it take to be approved what is the time line.
Even if you have already received the sale date, you can stop the sale if you file at any point before the sale. The sale must stop as soon as you file. You get the receipt of filing within one hour of going to the Bankruptcy court.
and if approved before the sale date how much time does that buy me to come up with the funds to reinstate the loan.
So, basically, you can file up until the day before the sale.
how much time does that buy me after i get a stay to come up with the funds to reinstate my loan
When you file a Chapter 13, you are allowed to pay the mortgage arrears over a 5-year period - in addition to paying the regular mortgage payment every month.
You have to make the first payment one month after filing the Bankruptcy.
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thank you very much ...you have eased my concern greatly...thank you for you time
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