I Lost My House to Foreclosure

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 People

    Little To Do With The Economy - More To Do With Cruel Greedy Humans

    We lost our home roughly almost 5 years ago now - just before the economy became National news. Its changed who we are, killed any hope we ever had, and has drastically changed what once was our positive outlook on people. Our story started when a developer purchased the lot...
    SBcomposer SBcomposer
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2012

    Starting All Over

    It happend to me...My family lost our home, due to forclouser last thursday. I have worked with a company ( Iowa Mortgage Help) That was no help. They had me faxing pay stubs, Tax papers, and so on. I would call, and they would always need something. They also would lose my...
    shawnanshawn06 shawnanshawn06
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Oct 10, 2011

    My Background

    That is, before I came here. I am one of the many who lost their home to foreclosure. Evicted in August of 2011, I have drifted around the country with my cats ever since. I'm currently living at an animal rescue. Let me tell you, waking up to 100 dogs barking is an odd...
    SlushGray SlushGray
    56-60, F
    2 Responses May 23, 2013

    We Lost Our Home Due to the Company Forgot About Us.

    We were working with one of those companies that help you get your loan payments under control and lower them for you. well we spent our 1200.00 dollars to them and waited like good people I would call them over and over again. and over and over again they would say we are...
    abigheart abigheart
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Sep 11, 2008

    Hoping For A Fresh Start

    It has been a rough few years for my husband and me. In 2008, the company he worked for went under just ahead of the economic meltdown. Bad time to look for work. We are in an area that ended up hardest hit in Canada, one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. Bad...
    SnowboundSouthernBelle SnowboundSouthernBelle
    41-45
    Nov 23, 2013

    Dishonest

    we lost our house due to the realtor and seller did not diclouse that the house ounce was a meth house   the police that busted it did not call the health department. so i did some  investagating on my own and found out that was a true story. i called the health...
    1eva 1eva
    46-50
    4 Responses Jul 14, 2009

    I lost my house to foreclosure

    after a long battle legally. House was sold and now I have no where to go and no money to get into a rental house. Just started a new, great job and I need to find a rental house, money for deposit and first months rent and my credit is bad. Have no family and friends cannot...
    bordelonn bordelonn
    51-55
    Feb 21, 2014

    House Being Sold At Sheriffs Auction In March

    We, like many others tried to do the responsible thing and keep our house out of foreclosure. We thought we had an obligation to repay the loan even as it threatened to bankrupt us. Here's our story: In 2007 I received a job offer which would double my pay. Unfortunately the job...
    DadOMatic DadOMatic
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

    Where Is The Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

    Ok...so heres my story. I was a grocery store manager for 35 years. I started having trouble with my feet and found I had trouble walking..went to dr..planter faciitis in both feet. It got so bad, I am now using a cane. I had to stop work and got on diability within 2 months...
    cmko cmko
    46-50
    Feb 16, 2013
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 23, 2015

    What Happens After Foreclosure

    I only have the funds to make about 4 more housepayments....If my house doesnt sale by august I will have to let it go into foreclosure..I have had it for sale for five years through 4 different real estate agencies. I have been doing everything right..I had to take work out of...
    chugelen chugelen
    41-45, F
    5 Responses May 1, 2011

    Down... On The Farm

    Well... were do I begin... my husband and I purchased 14 beautiful acres in NC back in 2005, in Dec. 2007 we began construction of our beautiful home which also included a 4 stall barn with tack room and wash rack.   AND  it all began we left suburbia and  moved our family and...
    down039 down039
    46-50
    1 Response May 15, 2012

    I Was Also A Victim Of Foreclosure, But I Saved My Home

    After experiencing the worst feelings possible, associated with losing control of my family's integrity and being on the brink of losing my home...I found an FHA approved program that has been identified as the ideal solution.Stay in your home while eliminating foreclosure...
    CertifiedLegacy CertifiedLegacy
    31-35
    3 Responses Jan 12, 2010

    My House On Mill Pond

    It was 6 years ago. My finances were in order. I been looking for 5-6 months for my first house. I wanted it all; good neighbors, big fence (for the Chihuahua), downstairs party room, walk in closet, master bathroom suite, fireplace, big kitchen, living and sitting rooms. It was...
    AkA007 AkA007
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Mar 1, 2009

    You Can Sell Your Home For Less Than You Owe The Bank

    You can sell your home for less than you owe the bank, Avoid Foreclosure, Save you Credit and Get your Lender to Pay all the Sales Costs for FREE. Free Information GetHomeHelp.com  - If this is not for you then refer this to a friend, they will thank you for it.  Do something...
    MissBrandee MissBrandee
    56-60
    1 Response Aug 8, 2012

    Dream Over

    Lost our house of 10 years and have just a few days until we must vacate. Like most of us here, illness or job loss or both (Like us) played a big factor. I was fired during a labor dispute. The Wife had a series of strokes which took a long time to recover from. I had a hard...
    Kentland Kentland
    61-65, M
    Aug 26, 2013

    Just In Case You Didn't Know

    you can pay the sheriff the day of sale if you are scurring to get the cash last minute I didnt know that or i could have saved my home
    atinnd atinnd
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2012

    So the bank has come a'calling.

    We walked away from our house two years ago, thinking our nightmare was over. We didn't strategically default but we didn't have a job loss, or big hospital bills, nothing like that. My husband is military, we've been very lucky with that. Just enlisted, not big money but he was...
    Lrnmonroe Lrnmonroe
    31-35, F
    Feb 2, 2015

    At A Lost

    I'm a 21 year old college student. In my family of four, I am the optimism, but I'm running out of that bottle of sunshine. My parents relationship fell apart before I hit 10 years of age. My dad smoked marijuana and was a dealer of it. My mom had married my dad to get away from...
    hosune hosune
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2011

    Lost My House And Wrote A Book To Help Others

    I am a journalist and I lost my home that I owned for 20 years. Had to sell it in a short sale. (mortgage fraud)  But I was born with the happy gene I guess and refused to be a victim. I moved to another state where I found a job. I now rent a house on a beautiful lake and love...
    firedwriter firedwriter
    51-55
    5 Responses Oct 16, 2011

    You Can Still Save Your Home!!!

    I am so sorry to hear of your mortgage hardship.  Your can still save your precious home if you so desire and not only that reduce the principal balance on the principal of the mortgage if you have an upside down mortgage.  You can get a rate between 2% and prime which...
    rdocherty rdocherty
    51-55
    3 Responses Nov 12, 2009

    For 6 years, I was the owner of a condominium

    in West Phoenix. But after a bout w/a bad illness, several repairs, & other unpleasant experiences, I decided to let go of this "American Dream" & walk away. I had lived in apartments for about 5-6 years & many people advised me to invest in a home instead of throwing away money...
    afdragon afdragon
    36-40, F
    Jun 27, 2014

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    Jhbenn Jhbenn
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    1 Response Apr 19
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    Kingrazorr Kingrazorr
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    Apr 19
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    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 18
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    26-30, F
    Apr 18
    I lost it a week after turning 18 and it hurt like hell
    abby816 abby816
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    I lost my extremely best friend but I have moved on with a better group of friends and she deserves to hate me, I hope she is doing ok and I still care deep down inside.
    jhernandez30 jhernandez30
    13-15, F
    Apr 17
    It's almost been a year since I lost my father. He died in May 2015 after battling bladder cancer. I feel so bad that I couldn't be there with him during his final days at the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 16
    I didn't get enough time with him. This story is long, but all the details make it unique. I'll go in chronological order so I don't skip anything. I wrote a suicide note in my...
    MRalston MRalston
    18-21
    2 Responses Apr 16
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    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16
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    Apr 15
    The worst thing in this world is lost your coupple to the dead
    Anfelld Anfelld
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    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    Apr 14
    Everyday i wake up, get ready, go to work, come home, make dinner, clean up the house, and than go to bed and do it all over again in the morning. Im doing this all alone givin the...
    annon85 annon85
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    A moment of silence please... Gone... Here no more... They were the best... Today I lost my favorite pair of skinny jeans. Ok, I know so dramatic lol. Well if you had this pair...
    cmyk323 cmyk323
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    I have been dealing with cps I have a history of drug use and between me and the dad a history of domestic violence multiple restraining orders. i just had my baby june 23 cps came...
    LoneRanger34 LoneRanger34
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    Male 41 lost or more to the point lost what was not taken. My wife or ex wife took me for everything once she got where she wanted to be. I have zero family, zero friends no...
    Forsaken1x Forsaken1x
    41-45
    Apr 12
    The silence of the night is breathlessI feel lost and alonelike floating at the bottom of the seaA lost and lonelyforgotten meThe sky shinesfireflies looking downon a lonely and...
    nocool nocool
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I lost my 16 year old daughter in a car accident March 4, 2016 I really haven't even begin to understand what has happened. The whole month of March has been nothing but a big...
    rhondabloom rhondabloom
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    2 Responses Apr 11
    cigarette smoke is the best smelling smoke that you can ever have in your house my house is always thick with smoke all day long and it always smell really fantastic second hand...
    ilovesmoking1 ilovesmoking1
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
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    bimvim bimvim
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
    lost mine when i was in 7th grade i think to my bf at the time. always was sexual when i was younger so i wanted it. first time hurt but after it felt good.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 9
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    This is an account of how I lost a second bet on Downton Abbey and once again, had to get naked in front of a female friend, Felicity. You can find the first bet I lost in my...
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    property741 property741
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    Apr 9
    Its now been a year since I've lost the closest person to me. It was my friends adopted sister. Her name is Jessica and she lived to the age 11 before she had taken her life. My...
    gaygamer9376 gaygamer9376
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I lost my mom when I was 12. She had a seizure due to an OD, and then suffocated in the sofa. I was the one that found her. For the last 10 years, I have been dealing with...
    sportsE31 sportsE31
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    Apr 8
    Over the years I have lost myself plenty of times in games, people, hobbies, etc. When I fall for something it's hard to combine it with anything else, but it does feel great until...
    Gentle153 Gentle153
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    3holeboitoi 3holeboitoi
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