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I Lost My House to Foreclosure

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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...
    SnowboundSouthernBelle SnowboundSouthernBelle 41-45 Nov 23, 2013

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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...
    cmko cmko 46-50 Feb 16, 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...
    abigheart abigheart 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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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...
    MissBrandee MissBrandee 56-60 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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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...
    CertifiedLegacy CertifiedLegacy 31-35 3 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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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...
    chugelen chugelen 41-45, F 5 Responses May 1, 2011

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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...
    down039 down039 46-50 1 Response May 15, 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...
    DadOMatic DadOMatic 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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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...
    SlushGray SlushGray 56-60, F 2 Responses May 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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    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...
    shawnanshawn06 shawnanshawn06 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 10, 2011

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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...
    Kentland Kentland 56-60, M Aug 26, 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...
    AkA007 AkA007 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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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...
    rdocherty rdocherty 51-55 3 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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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...
    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...
    bordelonn bordelonn 51-55 Feb 21

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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...
    firedwriter firedwriter 51-55 5 Responses Oct 16, 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...
    SBcomposer SBcomposer 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 4, 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...
    hosune hosune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2011

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    I lost my mom to pancreatic cancer in May 2012. The summer after I graduated from high school is when my mom got diagnosed. I had a boyfriend at the time but he became frustrated...
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    I am 27, I lost my father to lung cancer 3 weeks ago he was 67, i feel so sad and alone and i feel that there's nothing to live for anymore. what breaks my heart more is that i...
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    I'm a college student whose boyfriend allows to go to school full time and not work as much. He pays all the bills and since I made a choice early in life to not drive, he drives...
    PoisonLace PoisonLace 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    My mom just committed suicide. She passed away on March 7, and I found out March 13. I just want to wake up from this wretched dream. I just want to call her so badly and talk to...
    alexthornton alexthornton 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am 25, going on 26 and have a pretty amazing life just lacking in certain areas. I have an awesome family who seems to be the only thing that brings me out of my funk although...
    Erock0688 Erock0688 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I lost my best friend Kayla when we were in 8th grade. Kayla moved here in 6th grade, but we didn't really get close until the summer after our 7th grade year. We did everything...
    harperm97 harperm97 16-17, F Mar 24

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    so after all of the horrible things that I have gone through in my life dating wise.... Rape, cheating, abuse,lies.... I have had an issue with putting up walls to keep people from...
    monstergirl1619 monstergirl1619 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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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...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 4

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    I just wanted somewhere to vent do here's My Story....My name is Shun. I'm 34 years old and I'm lost. 7 years ago I was single I met what I thought was sweetest woman in the world...
    shunjustin shunjustin 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I lost my first love to suicide at age 19 (he was 20). I found him hanging in the attic. His parents were out of town…so I rode alone in the ambulance to the hospital with him...
    shylainey shylainey 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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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 6 days ago

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    Aakriti1212 Aakriti1212 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i have not lost just one person i have lost a few people in my life who have meant alot to me. (And its a long post) Whilst some people think that i "lie" when i talk about whos...
    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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    I lost my best bud I love so much his name is fegaro and the moment I found out he was missing I tried my best to find him I search the whole neighborhood even the streets but his...
    Empress14 Empress14 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    I became bestfriends with a guy last year; hes honestly just like my brother. Were unbelievably close. My ex called him lastnight and filled his head with stuff i dont know about...
    CarterandEmily CarterandEmily 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I was only 18 when I lost my dad. I sometimes feel regret because I've never really spent the time I wanted to with him an only with him. I was about 10 when my parents got a...
    trulyblessed90 trulyblessed90 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    On December 1st, 2013, I lost one of the most important people in my life. The person I looked up too. My first friend, my brother. I was sitting in my brothers bed waiting for my...
    FMRT FMRT 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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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