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I Lost My House to Foreclosure

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This assets is owned by a financial institution or simply a lender who took ownership by way of foreclosure proceedings. It might before long be detailed for sale. This property...
    Emile232 Emile232 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'd like to get lost in the darkest corners of your mind. When I wrote her this line, I was lost, lost in life. One day you wake up and realise your life has past by and you...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    I feel so lost in my life. I truly wish finances would allow me to just pick up and leave...leave this town, my home, friends, everything and everyone and just go.
    ToxicSerenity ToxicSerenity 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I had this amazing best friend, the kind that you see in movies that you always wish you had but never find. We found each other when we were 16, he was working at the hospital i...
    crazyinbama86 crazyinbama86 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I lost my friend after I lied to him over something stupid I know it's my fault I begged him for forgiveness but he just won't listen help? He blocked me on Facebook too what...
    ClearSora ClearSora 13-15, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I lost my little brother to a heroin overdose two years ago. He was nineteen, only a year younger than me. I had no memory of a life without him. He was my best friend and we were...
    MonetChere MonetChere 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I've focused a lot on my fetish, but let me add a little depth to my personality. This is about the greatest friendship I ever had and lost. I'm an army brat, so I moved around a...
    Hairaddict67 Hairaddict67 22-25, M Aug 6

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    I'm lost and I'm afraid. I'm scared of what has happened and I fear what may happen. Every single day I have dozens of macabre scenarios flashing through my mind. I see the people...
    bornand4gotten bornand4gotten 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    I lost my mother a little over 7 years ago to breast cancer, when i was 8 years old. My brother and I have been raised by my father since that point, but before then my parents...
    aberry17 aberry17 13-15, F Aug 18

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    John Boehner Calls Impeachment Talk A 'Scam' By The White House WASHINGTON -- Sarah Palin may have demanded that President Barack Obama be impeached, and tea party Republicans...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I was doing so great at keeping my house clean, then I fell into a depression and lost any focus or motivation to clean my house. Now I'm forced to clean up my house because it's a...
    skarletsky skarletsky 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    Actually at 13 but idk how to make my own experience so im posting on here. Anyways. I lost my virginity at a party to a guy who was 17 named Dalton. We couldnt do it in the house...
    newaccountquinnmac12 newaccountquinnmac12 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    My dad passed away. a year and half later my alcoholic husband left the marriage of 24 years. Left me and our 3 children, it has been six years and has never contacted his...
    linram linram 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    It is actually essential for potential buyers to obtain a specialist inspection done so They are really conscious of any major problems. Usually, the acquisition of a house is the...
    Meljbr26d Meljbr26d 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Wednesday, House Republicans sued President Obama for acting on his own without approval from Congress. On Thursday, House Republicans told President Obama he should act on his own...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    My Mother-When I was 6 a nanny took my older brother,younger brother,and I on an outing. My father was out of town on business. The nanny brought us back to the family home and as...
    Hoshanna Hoshanna 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    This has more to do with my parents and family. For a long time now my dad has always gone to websites so he can talk to girls and most recently he got into contact with his old...
    ashlynn1014 ashlynn1014 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I grew up with a Mom and Dad and two sisters. Particularly close with my Mom and middle sister. I am the oldest. We were raised in a beautiful place, very happy and were very close...
    kgirl76 kgirl76 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm stressed! Lately everything is going wrong. I lost my job, might not be able to finish my internship, and now I've locked myself out of the house and my husband is out of town...
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Two months of being mislead. Two years of denial. Two more years of not letting go. Two sides of this story, and I'm dying to know his. But since I can't have that, and I probably...
    FixatedDreamer FixatedDreamer 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 10

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    A day in March 2012, had been one of the most darkest days.. I have had it with life and was going to end my life. I had forgotten that my cousin that my cousin who had moved in...
    March122014 March122014 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I lost my best friend, and grandmother, to cancer 4 years ago on christmas eve.She was always happy and smiling, and laughing.,You could not leave her house without first having a...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Aug 11

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    I started dating him for six months,everything was fine until this girl came in and rent a room in the same house my boyfriend was living. He cared about me,my problems were his,I...
    juju0214 juju0214 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Do you ever have those days where life seems.... unreal? dreamlike? as though you have stepped into another relem... I enjoy spending alot of time by the river at my house. There...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F Aug 12

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    I lost a friend. Her name was Skyler, I refer to her as Sky. She was amazing, beautiful, courageous, good hearted, loving, caring, sympathetic, silly, she was my everything. I was...
    hopelovecare hopelovecare 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I lost a really close friend who was like my brother on the Fourth of July this year. He drove his motorcycle, drunk, into the side of a house at 90mph. I know there's nothing I...
    beebs1991 beebs1991 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I lost my mom to suicide in May 2014. She had made several attempts in the last ten years and made threats every couple of months. I always assumed they were cries for attention...
    heatherash1204 heatherash1204 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Jonah7 Jonah7 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I lost the one person in this world that gives my life meaning .Yes I did my share of pushing her away but never did I mean too..Altho i know she love me just as she has from day...
    lastcall33 lastcall33 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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