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Category Archives: Mortgage

Buying a Home vs. Owning a Home

“We bought a house!” I announced to my friends via Facebook a few weeks ago. It was a thrill to say those four words, but at the same time, I couldn’t help but feel like a bit of a fraud. Why? Because, as anyone who’s ever taken on a mortgage well knows, buying a house… Continue Reading

I Can’t Afford To Sell My House

If you’re looking to buy a new house, I’ve got the perfect family home for you. It’s got three bedrooms, two and a half baths, a beautiful shade tree in the backyard and upgraded surfaces in the kitchen. There’s just one problem… I can’t afford to sell it. When we bought this house almost six… Continue Reading

Mortgage Debt Wiped Out!

by a.b. In two separate cases in the past two months, borrowers have had their mortgages wiped out by judges that are taking a stand against what they see as terrible injustice. Issue 1: Can’t Prove ClaimThe last decades’ habit of parceling portions of mortgages into mortgage-backed securities is coming back to bite the banks… Continue Reading