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I Lost My House to Foreclosure

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    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

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    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 5 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    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 56-60, M Aug 26, 2013

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    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

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    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 2 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    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

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    I was only 18, my family life was dysfunctional and I was homeless. I was raped in a homeless shelter but kept the child because I was alone. When I met my son's father he had...
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    I lost the love of my life to suicide.... I was 16 and he was 18. It was a rainy depressing ohio day like always. I went over to his house to get ready and go on vacation. When I...
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    January 18th, 2014. Police chased me down on January 20th. They had called, to tell me they had some bad news they had to "pass on." I thought if they were going to arrest me I...
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    I hate watching House Hunters and seeing the huge houses in Georgia, Texas, Florida etc that I can easily afford because the prices are reasonable. Living in NJ I can afford a...
    njgina njgina 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    when i was on my worst relationship i lost too many friends. its sad cuz now that i want to have a friendship with them again they wont let me cuz they say that i did it once and i...
    QueenPerez QueenPerez 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I lost 1 and a half stone without even doing anything
    Bluenox Bluenox 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    This sounds pathetic, but I'm willing to admit.Yes, I'm sort of lost. And it's completely crazy.I will for sure find myself again.But at the moment I'm dwelling in that not so...
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    So my ex best friend prank called me at 1am telling me to go burn in hell and die well **** him I might just go do that live with that guilt you c*nt I just don't get what...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    This is one of those days where I feel I can't go on anymore. It's been over a year since my best friend has died. We met on the bus in Las Vegas in 2000. He invited me to his...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 7 Responses Jul 11

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    there was this guy , i first fell in love with him while i was 13 at a basketball game . i talked about to my friend for a while to , i messaged him, he was 18 then . So he told to...
    xo757 xo757 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    3 months tomorrow my boyfriend of nearly 3 years passed away in a scuba diving accident, though some believe he was taken by a shark. To make matters worse his ex wife (still...
    lizeh lizeh 22-25, F Jun 28

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    i used to be so happy, when i was younger i lived in a huge family home with 2 spare bedrooms... however after my dad fell into financial difficulties because of his affair that...
    introducingmyself introducingmyself 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I've had some dark days in the 25 years of my life and this summer some new ones were added to that. I watched my mother die of cancer at 16, and within a year after her death, I...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F Jul 9

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    Sick of crying I'm sick of everything I'm sick of anxiety I'm sick of being me so lost need away to change I need away to cope but there seems there is none for me, it seems I'm...
    fashionanxiety fashionanxiety 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    In the summer of 1987 I was eleven years old. My mother and I were living with her parents, my maternal grandparents. My biological father had never contacted us, so my grandfather...
    AnAutumnWind AnAutumnWind 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Another pool story. A couple of years ago during an unusally hot spring day I went to the pool at the nearby park. Since I was going to change when I got there anyway I just wore...
    fshlor fshlor 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I sit at home all day we don't have many off together but he always find things to do rather than stay home or go somewhere with me. I know why he's not in love with me he would...
    devilseye1996 devilseye1996 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Dear Sadie,Knowing you, you've probably already forgiven me even though I haven't forgiven myself. But everyday I miss you. And when I think of you, I have warm, happy memories...
    misspoke misspoke 22-25 1 Response Jun 26

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    I've been stressed out for months. Things have been snowballing as of recently. I thought that things would get better, once we moved from one bad situation, into a better one, but...
    kodomonotsuki kodomonotsuki 36-40, F Jun 30

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    I have finally accepted that i have lost what i had for my husband a long time ago, maybe i have held on for so long because i have been scared to be on my own. I know my mental...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 3

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    I liked this boy for years and he finally started talking to me! I was over the moon he told me he wanted to be with me one day and told me loads of other cute things that made me...
    khloee123 khloee123 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I lost a cocker spaniel, Penny and a cat named KFC. Penny was given to me when she was 1 year old. She was supposed to be fixed and had a litter of pups at age 7. A 7 year old...
    tenderheart3 tenderheart3 66-70, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I get lost in there all the time I dream about marrying her and having kids and a house together and I've actually had a dream once about her to when we went to the amusement park...
    Pablo71214 Pablo71214 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    My 18 year old cousin passed away this morning. It's been the saddest news I woke up to today. He was polite, he had finished his A levels and was planning to go to university this...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I lost my dad very recently to a car accident. The car was a Chevy Cruise, and it was a very fast car. They said that my dad wasn't wearing his seat belt, he was speeding and...
    T1997 T1997 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When i was 14 (8th grade) I lost my virginity. It was with my brothers friend (Ryan). Ryan would always come over to my house because he was my brothers best friend. (Him and my...
    apr01 apr01 22-25, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    today is July 23rd 2014. The last time I seen my son was in the winter of 2009. Here is my story... I was 21 years old and about to give birth in a months time. My son's father and...
    Kristin727 Kristin727 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I was 10 when my father shot himself the night of 1/1/70. Just me and Mama at home. When I was almost 12, Mama died of ovarian cancer. My 24 year-old sister became my guardian...
    brinaman brinaman 51-55 Jun 25

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