Five Reasons to Consider a Short Sale

A short sale is one of several tactics used to avert the worst possible consequences of a foreclosure. It is typically used when a mortgage modification is denied and attempts to renegotiate your debt break down. For some people, a short sale can seem like giving up...

Five Signs You Should Consider Planning Your Estate

Estate planning is a complicated and emotional subject to discuss, which is why many people put it off for as long as possible. Unfortunately, this means that many people reach a point where they need an estate plan, but they do not have one in place. When this...

Mortgage Forbearances On the Rise During the Pandemic

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a significant number of people have had difficulty paying down their mortgage. While it had previously started to decline after limited reopening, a surge in coronavirus infections has caused forbearances to skyrocket. As a result,...

New York Extends Residential Foreclosure Moratorium

New York State has extended its moratorium on residential foreclosures, giving people facing foreclosure until May 1 before they face the possibility of being removed from their homes. This relief came just as the residential moratorium was set to expire, which would...

Five Things to Know About Passing Away Without a Will

In an ideal world, no one would ever pass away without first writing a will to determine what happens to their property. Unfortunately, many people do just that, either because they did not think they needed to, or because they were afraid to, or because they just...
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