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They (collection agency) would first have to buy the mortgage rights from the original creditor (usually for just pennies on the dollar), before they could take action. Normally speaking though, once a charge off has occured, the chances are slim that a 2nd party would buy those rights due to high risk/low chance of recovery of assets and/or cash as the original creditor has probably already tried applying the max legal pressure (hiring a collection agency) to collect the debt.

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Q: When the original creditor on a second mortgage charges off the loan as bad debt can a collection agency foreclose on the mortgage?
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