Hawaii Realty International

Advice on Preventing Foreclosure in Hawaii

 The event of foreclosure is the worst thing that can happen to a homeowner. Foreclosure is the result of homeowners not making their monthly mortgage payments, when the payments are not made the mortgage company will use legal action in order to confiscate the house or piece of land in question. If a homeowner took out a loan in order to acquire their home and then fail to make their monthly mortgage payments they will be subject to mortgage foreclosure. During foreclosure proceedings the company that loaned out the money has the right to obtain possession of the home. The individual who borrowed the money may be subject to a deficiency judgment if the home’s value is lower than the mortgage, this judgment will be faced in order to pay the remaining balance off. Not only will individuals who go through mortgage foreclosure lose their home but also it will also negatively affect their credit score. With a bad credit score it will make it more difficult to purchase another home later on when they feel ready to take on this responsibility again.

Some individuals believe that if they face mortgage foreclosure than it is inevitable that they will lose their home but this is not the case. When facing foreclosure there are procedures that can be taken in order to save your home or land. A few options that can be used in order to fight mortgage foreclosure is to do a loan modification, refinance or mortgage or place the property on the market for sale.

If homeowners that are subject to mortgage foreclosure value their credit score and want to keep it high then they should take all the steps available to them in order to prevent their home from being taken away. As soon as a homeowner starts to struggle to make their monthly mortgage payments they should call their mortgage company immediately and see if there is any kind of arrangements that could be made. The worst thing that can be done is to abandon the property when times get hard. One action that some individuals take is to put together a sale prior to the foreclosure. This is when they sell their property before the foreclosure is completed.

There are many other tactics that homeowners can use in order to stop the proceedings of a foreclosure. They can fill out paperwork for Special Forbearance and hope that it is accepted. If accepted there payment schedule may be changed or it may even be suspended.