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Yes, it is possible. The main requirement is that you must have been in Ch. 13 for at least 24 months and made all payments on time. If this is true in your case we may be able to assist you. I specialize in purchase loans with challenged credit and handle situations like this quite often. Feel free to give me a call for a free consultation. Eloy Benavides Mortgage Consultant Platinum Financial Group (877) 526-5332 Direct eloy@platinumfinancialonline.com www.platinumfinancialonline.com

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Q: Can you ever get a mortgage after filing for chapter 13 and sucessfully paying everything off?
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Mortgage lates after filing chapter 7 Can a mortgage company report lates after filing of a chapter 7 and before a discharge?

Yes. That reporting to a credit agency of an item of fact, is not an attempt to collect the debt. Your not expecting you mortgage debt to be discharged are you?


Will filing chapter 7 save a home?

No. You still have to pay the mortgage.


Do you have to pay off mortgage arrears prior to chapter 7 filing?

no


Can you obtain a mortgage after filing Chapter 7 if you just filed chapter 7 in December 2005 and are moving and your wife has good credit and can you both be put on the mortgage?

yes you can !i know from experience that you can the day you leave the courthouse!!!!!!


How do you keep your house when you file bankruptcy?

By filing a chapter 13 BK, although its possible to go through a chapter 7 while keeping the mortgage current.


Can you refinance your mortgage if you did not reaffirm your mortgage in your chapter 7 bankruptcy?

In some bankruptcy jurisdictions, if you made all the mortgage payments when due after the filing (FILING, not discharge or close date), you may have re-instated the debt and can apply to refinance it. If you have not made any payments during the 6 months the chapter 7 was open, and did not make any payments for some time before filing, you may find it difficult to refinance. If the mortgage holder has not started foreclosure proceedings, it might be possible. If you can afford it, you can file a chapter 13 with a payment plan to get caught up on the mortgage arrears. You have to pay the trustee fee in your jurisdiction in addition to the mortgage arrears, in a plan that can be as long as 5 years.


Can you file both a chapter 7 and a chapter 13?

Believe it or not, the ploy is called a Chapter 20! A so-called "Chapter 20" bankruptcy is the process filing of a "Chapter 7" bankruptcy to discharge unsecured debts, followed by a "Chapter 13" bankruptcy to allow the debtor to catch up on mortgage payments. The 2005 Bankruptcy Reform Act attempts to limit "Chapter 20" bankruptcies by imposing limits on the filing of successive bankruptcies. Under current bankrupcy law a Chapter 13 bankruptcy may be filed only once every two years, and three years must pass after the filing of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy before a Chapter 13 filing. Some debtors attempt to circumvent this restriction by filing for Chapter 13 protection while the Chapter 7 petition is still pending. That option is not available in all courts. In a "Chapter 20" bankruptcy, debtors should be aware that missing even one mortgage payment after filing the initial "Chapter 7" petition may cost them their ability to save their home in a subsequent "Chapter 13" filing.


What is the benefits of chapter 13 bankruptcy?

There are many benefits associated with filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The types of benefits that will result will depend on the facts of the case. Below is a few of the benefits available with filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.Pay Mortgage Arrears- You can set up a 3 to 5 year plan to pay mortgage arrears that are past due on your home. If you are in the process of being foreclosed and you are behind on your mortgage, you can set up a repayment plan for your mortgage arrears.Strip Second Mortgage- If your home value is below what you owe on your first mortgage and you have a second mortgage, you may be able to remove your second mortgage in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.Pay Back Taxes- If you owe taxes to the federal and state government, you can set up a repayment plan through a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.These are just a few of the benefits that a Chapter 13 bankruptcy can provide.


Can you change your bankruptcy filing from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7?

can you change your filing from chapter 7 to chapter 13 ?


Should you reaffirm your mortgage in a chapter 7 bankruptcy?

It is always advisable to NOT reaffirm a mortgage because you would then become personally liable for the debt once more- deprtiving you of the benefit of filing for BK.


Can you file chapter 13 if you have forbearance pan in your mortgage?

Yes you can file chapter 13 anytime that you want. Nothing stands in the way except for a prior filing in the last 7 years.


How after filing chapter 13 to file for chapter 7?

You may file for Chapter 7 at any time after filing Chapter 13.


Is filing bankruptcy on your home considered a foreclosure?

No. Foreclosure is a specific action that would be filed in a county court. Filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy would give the mortgage lender the right to file the foreclosure after the bankruptcy case is closed, unless you reaffirm the mortgage debt with the lender.


CAN I QUALIFAY FOR A HOUSE LOAN IF I HAD CHAPTER 13?

Yes it is possible to qualify for a mortgage despite a Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing. In a Chapter 13 filing the debtor agrees to a court structured debt repayment schedule. Typically, after making payments on time to creditors as required by the bankruptcy agreement an individual can be discharged by the Court from the Chapter 13 proceeding. Once discharged from bankruptcy an individual can apply for a mortgage. Each bank has different rules about how soon someone can apply for a mortgage after a bankruptcy. Most people coming out of bankruptcy apply for an FHA mortgage loan since this program has the most lenient underwriting standards.


Can you surrender your vehicle after filing chapter 13?

Can you surrender your vehicle after filing chapter 13?


Do you have to repay everything when filing Chapter 13 BK?

The amount you pay in Chapter 13 bankruptcy depends on your state. In general, you will not have to pay all the debt you owe.


Can you eliminate your second mortgage by filing chapter 13?

You cant eliminate, but you can "strip-off" the 2nd mortgage if the house value is LESS than the 1st mortgage amount. In that case the 2nd mortgage would no longer be considered secured and would be treated as an unsecured creditor, like a credit card debt.


Does a chapter 13 bankruptcy filing stall foreclosure?

Yes. It is the most common reason for filing a chapter 13.


If you did not get your mortgage reaffirmed does this mean you will lose your property?

From my understanding after filing Chapter 7, our house was not reaffirmed, but the mortgage company clearly states that as long as the payments are kept up they will not take action against the house and if they do, their interest is solely in the house, not contents.


In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy a person filing for relief is called a?

In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a person filing for relief is called a


You did not reafirm your mortgage after filing chapter 7 how do you keep your house?

You had to sign and file a "statement of Intention" indicating if you were surrendering the house or reaffirming the debt. If the mortgage company did not send you a reaffirmation agreement, or your lawyer did not prepare one, you should still be able to keep the house, assuming you have continued to make the mortgage payments. If you did not, and are seriously in arrears, you will have to see if a chapter 13 is possible. See a knowledgeable bankruptcy lawyer.


Does income count AFTER you file chapter 7?

The income you make after filing for chapter 7 does not count. What counts is all you had before filing.


If you are a joint mortgage holder and the other person on the mortgage files bankruptcy how does that impact the mortgage?

The house won't be affected at all UNLESS... The person filing BK is filing it on the house as well whether it be a 13 (repayment) or a chap 7


When can you file a chapter 7 bankruptcy again if you filed a chapter 7 in 2004?

You must wait 8 years after the filing of the petition before filing another chapter 7.


How long do you have to wait to file bankruptcy after last bankruptcy?

You have to wait eight years after filing for Chapter 7 and 4 after filing for Chapter 13.