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I Am Losing My Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    Family With No Place To Go And No Where To Turn

    I'm in a privately held mortgage with a crack addict I found out after the fact been in my home sense feb of 09 got behind because of partner ship break up of a small business now the phone isn't ringing my wife and four children are scared out of their wits my children are...
    Airezenmaster Airezenmaster 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2013

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    I Moved To Denver To Find No House!

    I have had a hard time with this month everything has gone wrong. First we had a grand time going through the airport and boarding the plane to our new home in Denver. Well we got here to find it was a scam and we lost out on our money and left me my wife and 3 little girls ages...
    lifewithbreasts lifewithbreasts 36-40 Sep 30, 2013

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    We Have to Do a Short Sale On Our Home.

    My husband and I would drive by the models and look at each other and say, "Someday we'll go in and look." One day we finally did. Put a deposit down and started to get everything in order. It took 20 months and 3 hurricanes but the house was finally built. I love my...
    caitilie caitilie 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 4, 2008

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    Lengthy Sob Story.

    my dad died recently, we have a little over 100,000 in medical bills, and cant aford to rent our farm style home which we have lived in for 2 years now, which before we moved around for a year after losing our house to forclosure. I cant go through this again. I dont want to live...
    BurningCastle BurningCastle 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2009

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    I'm not exactly losing it I guess,

    but me and my family are getting kicked out of my house. I've lived in this house since I was 3 years old and am now 19. This house, this neighborhood, it's all comfortable and now because he would get some extra money my landlord has decided to sell my home, forcing me and my...
    skyblue12 skyblue12 18-21, F Jan 20, 2014

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    I Am Losing My Home

    we bought our home 10 years and have been paying on time until one year ago.My husbands business went down he was rob and a customer was killed at the place of business and we never recovered from it,We are owing $850,000 and the house is worth $1,400,000 our credit is not good...
    akusika21 akusika21 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    Late Taxes

    We have never missed a mortgage payment. But the bank my husband worked for, and who holds our mortgage, downsized him in June. We were late on our spring property taxes. We believed, according to the state, we chad till Nov. 1st to pay them. But the bank w/o a warning phone...
    Illtrickit Illtrickit 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    Desperately Seeking Hope

    I knew nothing about mortgages, just signed my initials. Five years later I am learning the hard way. We are in a negative amortization loan on our dream home. We owe more than what the house is worth now. We haven't defaulted yet, but on February 1st, our payment more than...
    Hrtbrkg Hrtbrkg 31-35 2 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    Sad

    Ive been in my home 4yrs & because my lanlord didnt pay his morgage so now we are gonna have to move we feel like were being punished we are losing everything we worked hard to get I keep asking god why but only god knows.i know in my heart we are gonna be homeless & we are...
    Elizabeth1967 Elizabeth1967 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    I Have Lost Everything In A Matter Of Days!!

    Hello, I am a 22 year old single mother of 2, my beautiful, sweet 5 year old, and my unborn son who I am currently pregnant due in 4 months. One day, my car stopped running. The engine blew, and working a minimum wage job with little hours, I cannot afford to restore my vehicle...
    Mshoover22 Mshoover22 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Has Anyone Worked With Loss Mitigation On a Modification?

    I just submitted my loan modification paperwork to Citimortgage today.  I proposed that they take both my mortgages and modify them from 30 years to 40 years and keep my interest rates the same (I have good interest rates...no ARMS). I'm hoping that they'll seriously...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 24, 2008

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    We were forced to sell,

    and now, we're paying 2750 rent on an absolute craphole, and we're looking for a home in a nice area for under 200k, in Morris County, NJ (we're trying to stay near our store).... It feels like we're trying to win the lottery, here.
    Ihaveanaccount Ihaveanaccount 18-21 Feb 7

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    Please Pray For Me

    i HARDLY KNOW WHERE TO START.  THINGS HAVE GONE FROM BAD TO WORSE IN SUCH A SHORT TIME.  YOU SEE MY HUSBAND LOST MOST OF HIS PENSION WHEN THE STOCK MARKET HADS IT PROBLEMS.  A VERY LARGE AMOUNT.  HE WAS IN EARLY RETIREMENT AND WE HAD JUST PURCHASED A NEW HOME...
    A10M9 A10M9 56-60 2 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    How I Got A Loan Modification

    I tried for almost two years to get a loan modification through my lender, Bank of America. Because, after all the only way to get a loan modification is through your lender - right? Well, yes - that is right. But! I had to find out the hard way that you can get an attorney to...
    markchris markchris 31-35 3 Responses Aug 5, 2011

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    Are They Taking Away Your Home?

    If you are losing your home, consider this... People pay tons of money an hour for an attorney to stand up and defend them against cases like this, but their is a solution, legalshield.com. For only $40 a month you get access to the greatest attorneys in your area, they will...
    Cveca Cveca 18-21 2 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    I Can'T Bear To Lose My Home Of Almost 30 Years

    I have rented the same rent controlled apartment for almost 30 years. This is my home, my refuge, my sanctuary. My landlord sold our house to be demolished last year without even bothering to tell us. We had to read about it in the newspaper. I am outraged and feel betrayed...
    onelegshorter onelegshorter 51-55 Mar 11, 2013

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    I'll Be Losing My Home Soon

    I'll soon be losing my home.   I've only owned it a little over a year. I got laid off from a good paying job a year ago (just 5 months after I closed on this house).  When I bought the house I could afford it.  I don't have an ARM...I've got a good interest...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    Losing My 5 Bedroom Home For $6,800!!!

    I am a 28 yr old woman trying to survive on my own. My father was diagnosed and died of colon cancer/stroke and left me with a house full of debt. I decided to not only work one job but two and walk to and from work by myself in a bad neighborhood even in the winter just to get...
    lilcsmiley lilcsmiley 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2011

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    Life, and Hopless.

    A little while ago [with in the past year], our home got damaged by weather, twice in two months. Both were to the point of needing massive aid, the first time we got it, the second we didn't. We moved, leaving alot behind but still owning the property. After we moved, our lively...
    heartwithout heartwithout 36-40 Sep 19, 2009

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    Tomorrow My Family Is Homeless

    Tomorrow I will lose my home, I did everything to protect my family that I could.  My husband is terminal and everything fell on my shoulders. I did a bankruptcy to protect our home, we had no credit cards it was only day to day bills and medial bills. What...
    mommy2four mommy2four 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    Nineteen And Almost Homeless

    I've lived in my home in Maine for almost 15 years. My grandfather built it when my grandparents moved almost 50 years ago. It's a small brown house with a basement and an attic and three bedrooms, 1 giant bathroom, a medium sized living room and a small kitchen. My grandparents...
    Kuron Kuron 18-21 Sep 9, 2012

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    What Am I Going To Tell My Kids?

    I am a married mother of a 7 year old boy and 3 year old girl. We have lived in our home for 12 years. I began working full time in 1995 when I was 18. I worked no less than 40 hours per week up until 2011 when I took a buyout from my job. It was a crap-shoot really. If I...
    Nichole5 Nichole5 36-40, F 34 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    I'm coming home. I'm coming home. Tell the world i'm coming home....
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    Get your *** back home... Coz theirs no place like homw
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    I get super homesick and it sometimes results in me losing friends.
    DaciaKatrin13 DaciaKatrin13 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I have lost 20 lbs in the last month. You might think that's unhealthy, but I'm actually doing it in the healthiest way possible!(: I'm doing the paleo/ketogenic lifestyle. I am...
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    Not scared.. terrified. I stay up all night worrying. I worry if someone gets in a car. I worry when it rains. When I was in elementary school I would purposely make myself sick...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    This happened about three years ago. For some reason, it is only this past year that I have began to regret it. I was young, I really didn't have a healthy or stable family life...
    Choosingmyconfession Choosingmyconfession 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm not sure what's causing it, but I am losing touch with all my close friends and family, can't seem to make time for anyone, and I can't find time for art, literature, music all...
    ianbrewman ianbrewman 26-30, T 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Has anyone ever been in a rough relationship and it feels like you're losing who you are as a person?
    xSweetnessx xSweetnessx 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    So about ten minutes ago, I went around the neighborhood asking neighbors I knew if there was any housework I could do for them for a little pay. A little pay being like two...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 1 Response Apr 23

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    All my life I had family backstab me and lie to me. I get friends who turn out to not be my friends. When I finally get a friend I end up moving. Same thing when I meet a girl I...
    HERO132 HERO132 22-25, M a week ago

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    With all the work I have this week and next week I am losing myself >.<
    RequitAX RequitAX 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm one of those people that have this enormous imagination that gets dangerous at times. It's been happening before, but for the last week I've been sleeping tighter and dreaming...
    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I have Basal Laminar Drusen and am losing my sight. I was diagnosed about 2 years ago. There is no way currently to slow it, reverse it, or stop it from progressing.
    BrokenWingedSongbird BrokenWingedSongbird 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The term homebody has been said a few times. My aunt started saying it as if she made it sound like it's frowned upon. It may be to others but I just like having the comfort of...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    After running away from home at the age of 13, and stealing a motorcycle. My adopted brother and I were now headed to jail..... When the sheriff came, he cuffed us, and put us...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm back where I belong, yeah I never felt so strong I feel like there's nothing that I can't try If you ever lost a life before This one's for you I'll be home soon...
    meetmeinthepouringrain meetmeinthepouringrain 22-25, M Apr 13

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    To be more specific...my partner and I are getting our first house. I know home buying is supposed to be one of the most stressful life experiences you can go through...but I didn...
    tuyetmeo tuyetmeo 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Well, I have been here on this Eastern Shore of MD for a good 8 months and it is one of the most unique places that I have ever been to in the country and absolutely the most...
    simplysusan01 simplysusan01 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I feel it right now. She feels it too. She's in our home from home. I'm literally at home with my parents. My home is with her, in SA. Her home is with her Dad and her sister. She...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Apr 24

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    At the age of 13, and tired of the constant mental abuse and beatings from my adoptive parents, I decided to run away!!! I still remember the date April 24th 1978. I was 2 months...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 10