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Monthly Archives: May 2020

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Forbearance Rights for Tenants During the COVID-19 Emergency

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Earlier this year, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provides foreclosure and eviction relief to homeowners and tenants across the country. While this law does apply to those who own single-family residences whose properties were purchased with a federally backed loan, it’s also important to note that the… Read More »

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How Long Does the Foreclosure Process Take?

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In Pennsylvania, the foreclosure process can take anywhere from a few months to more than a year, depending on the circumstances of the case. Fortunately, this means that homeowners often have time to raise a defense against unscrupulous lenders who are unfairly foreclosing on their properties. To learn more about your own legal rights… Read More »

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Holding Lenders Accountable for Loan Flipping

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The term “predatory lending” covers a wide range of unfair and deceptive practices, but one of the most common schemes is known as loan flipping. Loan flipping occurs when a lender encourages a borrower to refinance a loan, which generates fees for the lender, but doesn’t actually help the borrower. Although a number of… Read More »

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Has the COVID-19 Emergency Affected Your Ability to Pay Your Mortgage?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the lives of millions of people across the globe, many of whom may soon find themselves unable to stay on top of mortgage payments and other bills. Fortunately, if you find yourself in this situation, there are steps that can be taken to help you avoid the… Read More »

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