I'm in a situation were my husband let the bank take the house 2 weeks before he filed for divorce and now me and the kids are homeless. Lost!!!!
State/Country relating to question: Pennsylvania
calling different agencies for housing, but they say we have to move in a shelter.
Good afternoon,I'm sorry to hear of the situation.What do you mean he let them take the house? Did you already move out? Were you on the title to the house and the mortgage? Did the lender already foreclose on the property?Doug
He filed bankruptcy and withdrew from it and they sent him information stating he had to pay $2200 for the next six months. He told me that he couldn't pay it. I'm still in the house, but not sure when I have to leave because I never received anything yet. He brought the property and no I didn't sign anything because I didn't want to buy the house.
Good afternoon,Before you can be forced to move out, the lender must first foreclose on the property. The lender will send a Notice of Intent to Foreclose to the property mailbox. From that point, it could be anywhere from 9 to 18 months before the property is actually foreclosed on and you have to move out. This will give you time to save money to relocate.If he had provided a change of address to the lender, ask your ex to let you know if he receives the Notice of Intent to Foreclose---that way you will have an idea of how long you will have.Eventually, you will be notified of the foreclosure auction and you may even be able to remain in the home after the auction. It depends on how soon the lender sues you for eviction---which can not happen until AFTER the foreclosure is done.I wish you the best in 2012.I understand that you may be disappointed by the Answer you received, as it was not particularly favorable to your situation, nor was it what I sensed you were hoping to hear. Had I been able to provide an Answer which might have given you a successful legal outcome, it would have been my pleasure to do so.Thanks Again,Doug
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