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In most cases, for a non-conforming loan ---- one year. For a government loan i.e. FHA or VA - 2 years. Conventional loan - 4 years

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Q: How long after you file chapter 7 will you be able to apply for a mortgage?
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Can I file a chapter 7 bankruptcy and reaffirm my mortgages?

You can file chapter 7 bankruptcy and reaffirm your mortgage. Your mortgage company is not required to reaffirm your mortgage however, it is their final decision.


Can you file a chapter 13 on your mortgage?

Yes.


When you file chapter 13 does the interest get lowered on your mortgage?

No.


If you file bankrupsy will you be able to get a home mortgage?

can i get a mortgage if i filed bankrupsy a year ago


Can you file chapter 13 bankruptcy keep your house but get rid of a second mortgage?

It depends on whether the second mortgage attaches to any equity in the property. If the house is worth as much or more than the first mortgage balance, you may well be able to.


Can you file bankruptcy on your house after chapter 7 discharge?

Your mortgage should have been included in your chapter 7 discharge. If it was- then you are no longer liable for the mortgage, but the lender can still foreclose on the property. If the mortgage was not included- then why wasnt it included.


What chapter should you file if you are behind on your mortgage?

only in chapter 13, you cannot use chapter 7 to catch up on past payments.


Your Chapter 13 case was dismissed because your income was cut and you were no longer able to pay your monthly mortgage can you file for Chapter 13 again if you have someone who will be helping you?

You may have a 6 month waiting period before you can refile.


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.


Will they take your home if you fill for chapter 7 bankruptcy?

No. If the mortgage is in arrears and you are in foreclosure or cannot file a Chapter 13 plan, you will "surrender" the house to the creditor voluntarily. If you are current on your mortgage(s), nothing will happen to it.


Can you file chapter 7 in Florida and re affirm your mortgage?

Yes, but its never wise to reaffirm a mortgage. Even if you dont reaffirm, as long as you keep making the mortgage payments, the bank wont foreclose.


Can you lose your house if you file for a chapter 7?

Yes, if your equity in the house is greater than the exemption you can use and you cannot pay the trustee the difference, or if there is no mortgage on the house and its value is more than the exemptions. If you are current with your mortgage when you file and get behind on your mortgage during the chapter 7, the mortgagee can foreclose. Consult a local bankruptcy lawyer.


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 keep your home if you file chapter 7 bankruptcy and owe more on your second mortgage than the first?

yes


Can you file chapter 13 on a second mortgage and keep your home?

You don't file BK on a specific debt. All your assets and all your debts must be included.


Do you get to keep everything if you file bankruptcy?

Yes, if you file a Chapter 13, usually you can retain all your property, although you will have to reaffirm your agreements that relate to a mortgage(s) and auto loan(s). No, if you file a Chapter 8, some assets personal and real will have to be forfeited.


Can you file bankruptcy on a rental house and keep your home?

You don't file bankruptcy "on" anything. You file bankruptcy to get the protections bankruptcy offers. If there is no equity in the rental house and you surrender it to the creditor, you will be able to keep your (presumably different) home if it is up to date on mortgage payments, or if you file a Chapter 13 with a Plan that includes becoming current.


Can I file bankruptcy and keep my home?

If it is determined that you do not have an equity position in your home that exceeds the state statutory exemptions, you will be able to keep your home in a Chapter 7, as long as you continue to be current on your monthly mortgage payments


Can you file chapter 7 again if you filed bankruptcy in 2001?

my chapter 7 bankruptcy discharged Jan 2002 when can i apply again


You sold your house in a short sale The first mortgage was forgiven but the second was an equity line The bank said you had a mortgage dificiency Can you file bankruptcy now for the deficiency?

Yes, you can file a Chapter 7 to have the debt liquidated or a 13 to go into repayment.


If Husband and you filed chapter 13 in June but he lost his job in December and now you need to convert to a chapter 7 the only problem is he filed chapter 7 in 2004 can you still file a chapter 7?

You would be able to file for chapter 7 but not your husband.


When you file under chapter 13 and you own your home with a mortgage does the mortgage get paid off in the three to five year period they give you?

No. The mortgage gets paid off according to the terms of the mortgage agreement, (20 years, 25 years, 30 years, etc.)


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.


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 chapter 13 and stop the interest on your house?

No, interest will continue. A court cannot alter a mortgage on the debtor's primary residence.