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I Lost My House to Foreclosure

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It's your fault. It wasn't rape. You didn't want it, but you didn't try hard to resist. Right? I mean.. it's not like you were an insecure 14 year old and he was a responsible...
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    Almost a year ago to the date .. I lost my two little nieces... And every since then I am so lost without them . My little Amanda was only 3 years old and rebecca only 10 when my...
    Katrinas16 Katrinas16 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I lost my father to cancer on February 8, 2014 . I was just shy of turning 16 . He's missed so much in these past 2 1/2 months . I think it gets harder everyday . He should be...
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    It's that time of the year again where my memories are strong and yes sometimes painful! For those of you who have met me before will know that I have two daughters and lost four...
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    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 25

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    Don't know why but for the first time ever I feel lost and and unsure of myself for the first time ever. I feel like I have no direction or compass to help guide me along the way...
    Lkjjkl Lkjjkl 31-35 1 Response Apr 2

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    Empress14 Empress14 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    This is hard because I never really was able to talk about it til now. In 2011 I received a phone call on the 4th of July. A mom who was outraged with me had thought her son ran...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 6

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    If life were as simple as creating the house of your dreams, living off a decent salary with a decent job that doesn't allow you to slave to the government, and sleeping, I pretty...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 21

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    My father died of drugs... He was abusive to my mother and I... My mother use to hide me from him and he kicked her out harshly, I had to raise myself. I moved schools a lot and...
    daltondane99 daltondane99 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Three years ago my grandmother was diagnosed with lung cancer. I didn't really know what to feel at that moment. I just figured that she would power through it and come out winning...
    Angelmarie14 Angelmarie14 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I met a girl 2-3 years ago in mcdonalds she was beautiful, a real piece of work. The most amazing young woman i've ever seen. Snake-bite piercings jet black hair comepletely...
    Coolbeans10 Coolbeans10 16-17, M Mar 24

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    Not quite the title I wanted to put there but yeah in a sense I do feel lost, the last two days have been horrible with this depression I feel just crying my head off or screaming...
    onlytrusthim onlytrusthim 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I lost my cousin Alida 2 years ago... She was only 15... She was very funny and outgoing and she had a great sense of humor. The day before she hung herself she wanted to come over...
    xc0987 xc0987 13-15 Mar 30

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    Hi all was looking for some advice. Basically am in a relationship which I don't want to be in. Am not in love anymore but I don't think my family would support me in my choice I...
    Mark007uk Mark007uk 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Christmas Break Booty Call- it was a wonderful story at the time. december 22nd 2013, the day before my family christmas party and the first day of christmas holidays, i'd only...
    SamTornado SamTornado 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    Don't get me wrong - I've had a beautiful life so far. I have a boyfriend who loves me for me but sometimes I guess I don't know what he sees in me. We have a beautiful house and...
    Underduck Underduck 31-35, F Apr 2

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    I was shot but my best freind was killed I was walking down the street with my best freind and girlfriend about at 6 P.M. White car stopped right in front of us and shot my best...
    Nikki978 Nikki978 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have alot of family issues that seem to be going on. All in one day. My sister doing stupid things and getting yelled at, me listing i to find out my new neighbors smoke mad weed...
    emilygracie emilygracie 13-15, F Apr 8

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    This day feels strange. I lost another friend only for being a jerk. Well, isn't exactly so bad. That friend used to come to my house and invade my personal space, it was pretty...
    aestheticisms aestheticisms 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I betrayed my cats today! I was at a friend's house, and she has a puppy, so I had given him cuddles. This meant that the scent of a dog was on my clothes and me. When I went home...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    beaudsaste beaudsaste 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 18-21, M Mar 22

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