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I Am Losing My Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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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    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 Sep 16, 2011

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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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    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 3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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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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    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 1 Response Sep 13, 2010

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    I Am Sorry For All Those Losing Their Home

    Just now, I read a story by a lady who is going to lose her home.I live in Sydney Australia and when I hear or read such stories, I really feel very sorry for those affected. We here somehow dodged the impacts of the 2008~09 economic crisis more or less intact in Australia. The...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2013

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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 1 Response Jul 19, 2009

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    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 Aug 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Dec 11, 2011

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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 1 Response Aug 5, 2011

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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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    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 6 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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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

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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 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 Oct 16, 2012

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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 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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    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 36-40, F Nov 12, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Let me start by introducing myself..i am a busy mom with 3 boys who after working 15 yrs in dental decided to stay home after my 2nd baby...my boys are 12 yrs, 32 mths and 13 mths...
    hbennett76 hbennett76 36-40 Oct 6

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    All my life I was slowly losing my mind. It was because I was tortured as a child. Then the panic attacks. The nightmares. They gave me medication and that made it worse. So...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I'm in a seriouse relationship with this wonderful man who means the world to me, and who loves me very much. I've been torturing myself with doubts and fears. You see, I have a...
    Emilia94 Emilia94 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    We have been together 3.5 years now. I'm 29 and he's 26. We live together, share finances, lay together, and I do everything for this man. I have a nail business running out if the...
    Crystabell Crystabell 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    not losing him but losing the shelter , the warmth, the joy of feeling the love and the care u get..its something about me ..the fear..I saw people's who I loved walked away..but I...
    denez denez 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I hate it where i just moved, i moved 6 times but this time its terrible, its even worse then when i was bullied. Because wherever i moved i spoke the languages english, spanish...
    R5rocks4ever R5rocks4ever 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    Well I've been thinking this for years, it is not new this thought. I have tried and tried to rekindle a connection I now even feel perhaps was never there. I have sometimes felt...
    clearsight clearsight 56-60, M 55 mins ago

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    Well of course I am! That would be pretty silly if I loved someone, lost them and life continued normally. I am so scared of losing the people that mean the most to me. I love them...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Oct 2

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    I don't know what to say. I just typed a lot of stuff on my iPad, but I decided to start afresh. The only way to keep from worsening a situation is to spend personal time thinking...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 2

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    The more time I am alone, the more I realize some things. You'd think I'd tell myself this relationship was no good for me, but I'm not. The reason why we are struggling is obvious...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    My best friend is the only person I have. I love her more than anything in the whole world. She just started dating our other friend, and I think I might be jealous of him. I don't...
    dickdurk dickdurk 16-17, F Oct 4

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    I lost my father at the end of 2006, 4½ years after my mother. They had both started smoking during WWII (nobody knew about the dangers back then). Dad managed to quit but mum...
    Dodger30y2k Dodger30y2k 51-55, M Oct 6

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    My friend and I used to be extremely close, but then we began to have feelings for each other. One friend told me she has a crush on me so I decided to tell her I have a crush on...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Oct 7

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    My best friend is a firefighter and I am beyond scared of losing him.. That EVERYTIME the pager goes off, I say a silent prayer
    missmorgan3400 missmorgan3400 18-21, F Oct 7

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    I'm afraid of losing my dog. He's 5 but he will be 6 in 4 months. He's always been there with me, by my side through everything and he means the world to me. I honestly don't know...
    lovemecauseineedit lovemecauseineedit 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I've thought about it long and hard.... should I let someone take my virginity before marriage or should I wait. I'm not in a serious relationship now and I would never have sex...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F Oct 14

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    My relationship that I am in right now is treated like a marriage. We had the ceremony, but none of the legality due to finance reasons. We currently have in my opinion a very big...
    dixieman84 dixieman84 26-30, M Oct 21

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