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Our 2nd mortgage with beneficial was an original 15,000.00 loan. It has escalated to 32,000.00. They are going to charge off this month. My husband is disabled & 1 child disabled. The loan is only in his name. But my name is on the deed. I understand a 1099 we will receive. What happens to the charge off. with a lien against the home. Will it come off in 7 years? Thanks, Melissa

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adonis | Joined: October 22, 2005 05:04 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi MIKE,

As far as I know, everytime the new loan gets sold off to someone else, the new creditor will have the rights to report it. Once the SOL gets past, then he may not report it. If the property has been really sold off, then you can get in touch with the county recorder's office and get to know the information about home sale.

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Hi
Our second mortgage was charged off by National city before it merged with Pnc mortgage. Then it was reconveyed for the full amount of the balance to Greentree Mortgage. I have a deed of trust and recording letter stating that. We finally shortsold and settelled with greentree. Now Pnc doesnot want to remove charge off status from our account even though they show paid and zero balance. Do we have any options here.
Thanks for any help

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Hi infremont!

Welcome to forums!

As you have the required docs which states that you have short sold and settled with Greentree, you should contact the credit bureaus and dispute the item with them. If needed you can even fax them the copy of the letter.

Feel free to ask if you've further queries.

Sussane

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i have a customer who has been foreclosure on his property in10/2009, since the second loan was charge off and re[ported to the credit bureau, but since the time of the foreclosure the bank never send any bill for the payment, I like to know how long has to pass according to the statues of limitations on the state of virginia to be removed from the credi9t bureau, it is any way to do it or we have to get in contact with the bank

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Help..:(...I lost both my parents. The home was into foreclosure so i tired to short sell it. The home was quit claimed to me and recorded properly in the state of Florida. So I am owner of record. If I short sell it do I still need approval from the second ( Chase) which says they charged it off? Will the collection agency go against me...or the new owner of the property? The first is being satisfied in full by short sale.
Can it affect my credit? I was never on the note. THANKS SO MUCH. I AM A WRECK!!

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Hi Lorraine!

Welcome to forums!

As per the rules, you need to get the permission of the [url=http://www.mortgagefit.com/second-mortgage.html]second mortgage[/url] lender in order to get your short sale approved. However, as it has been charged off, your first lender will have to give their permission for short sale. As far as the charge off is concerned, you should pay it off on your own.

Feel free to ask if you've further queries.

Sussane

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my credit card charged a charge off in my credit card bill on line. does it may affect my personal properties if they still pursue my debts as an attachment if they will file a lawsuit?

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Hi jfranzl,

If they file a lawsuit against you and get a judgment, then they can place a lien on your property.

Thanks

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Hi dab,

As you've mentioned that Beneficial has charged off your account, then I don't think they will come after your property again. It is the collection agency who will contact you for the payments.

Thanks

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I have a secondbmortgage through benefical since 2005. I recently got injured and was unable to work. i have a disablility insurance company who denied my claim. so i have an attorney workingbon thatbfor me. they owe me over 50G. So i have been unablrbto make paymentsbon my second mortgage. And it has just been sent to chargd off department. I am scared to death they will take my home. my home is work 40g and i owe 34g.to the first mortgage. will beneficial attemt to take my home? Please answer asap. im very nervous.
Thank you,
Dan Brogan

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Welcome mlloftis,

It will depend upon the collection agency as to whether or not the collection agency will be ready to negotiate the amount with you. If the statute of limitations get over, then they can't take any legal actions against you.

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I am current on my frist morgage. my second is set to be charged off at the end of nov. 2012. i owe 40000 dollars and made offer for 10000 to settle on second. recieved a no answer. i owe 40000 on frist also.im just woundering if i stic tko my guns and let them charge this off can i settle later with collection agency. also if the ststue of limitations runs out aftre charge off. do i retain deed at no charge.

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Hi Melissa,

If the lender wants to charge off [url=http://www.mortgagefit.com/second-mortgage.html]second mortgage[/url] debt, it means that the unpaid loan amount with interest will be reported as a loss for the creditor when he uses an accounting method for calculating tax purposes.

A Second mortgage charge off does not mean that you no longer owe the debt. The creditor has the right to collect the debt long after the second mortgage charge off and for this, he takes the help of a collection agency most often. Usually charge-offs occur when the monthly loan payments are not made for more than 6 months.

Thanks,

Sara

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Hi Melissa,

I can feel what you are going through. But don't lose hope. Let's hope that things will be better after some time. The only thing is that you need to be confident and have patience.

Regarding the charge-off, it does have a negative affect on the credit report; most charge-offs stay on the report for 7 years and 180 days from the date of the first non-payment (under the Fair Credit Reporting Act).

Paying down the debt cannot remove the charge-off from the report. Instead, it will be updated to a "paid charge-off" after the unpaid debt is paid off. Often a creditor may accept a partial payment towards the debt and in that case, the account is reported as "settled charge-off".

Once the charge-off is marked as "settled" or "paid", the lien on your house will be removed. It does not matter if the loan is in your husband's name. If your name is on the deed and you are able to pay off a certain amount towards the unpaid debt, the creditor may settle the charge-off and remove the lien. You can thus save your home.

Thanks,

Caron.

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We did a short sale in 2006 and we sold the house for what they wanted to sale for but on our 2nd they are saying that it was paid for less than owed but also shows collection account. I am trying to clear this up but when I call I get the account is paid in full then I called back to get a fax copy of our conversation and the next person told me it was a collection but charged off so now it stand as if it was a foreclouser. What can I do about this. We were suppose to close escrow tomorrow but the loan company told us Tuesday that they can't do it because this is showing like a foreclouser. Please help any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Sheila

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Hi Sheila,

What you are saying is totally confusing. see if the second mortgage charge off that doesn't mean that the mortgage is paid in full. It seems it is now in collection and you should pay it off. So pay it of ASAP before going for another mortgage.

You have gone for short sale. So it should not shown foreclosure on your credit report. So pay the due debt off and ask the credit repairing agency to update your report.

Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.

Best of luck,
Larry

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Hi Sheila,

Foreclosure and collections are two different issues altogether. So, you need to get clarified as to whether the second is shown to be foreclosed or charged-off on your credit report. Depending upon how it's reflected on your report, you need to dispute inaccurate information, if any with the credit bureau. By the way, did you pay the second mortgage in full or was it a partial payment?

Regards,

Jessica.

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Niicss | Joined: October 3, 2005 11:54 pm | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hello all.

Mortgage charge off means that the lender has written it off as bad debt but the borrower is still liable to pay it off. Mortgage charge off make a bad effect on the credit report. So if it is possible, it is better to pay it off.

Why are you going for a new mortgage when you have not yet pay the outstanding balance of your previous mortgage? First pay it off. That will make a good effect on your credit and help you to improve your credit. Then you can go for a new mortgage.

Let me know if you have any further question.

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Hi Melissa,

It appears you are asking a question about your husbands credit and how to improve it from this charge off that is on his report is that correct?

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Hi cliff.

Are you saying charge off improve credit??? oh I do not think charge off can help anyone to improve credit. If you only pay it off that will help you to improve the credit. Isn't it???

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What the bank is saying that anytime you do a short sale it shows as a charge off. But we did a short sale and sold the house for what they asked for. I did contact them and they said they had to show some where, where it says charge off but it was suppose to be on their books not my credit report that is what they told me. What is says on my credit report is that the balance was paid in full for less than the amount. I had a prepayment penalty on my loans and that is what they took off to settle the loan through short sale.

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So no charge off is shown on your credit report? Also, what about your second mortgage is it paid or was it part of the negotiated short sale?

Sorry, Niics I just saw your question from an earlier post and I definatley was not saying a charge off would help your credit.

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yes both 1st and the 2nd was included in the short sale. We did sell for what they wanted to sell for but on my credit report it is showing a charge off and an m9 (I don't know what this is).

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yes a charge off is showing on my credit report because they said anytime you do a short sale it is considered a charge off.

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Hi sheila,

Short sale means you have sold the property in less than what you owe. So you have not paid the full payment. As Niicss mentioned charge off does not mean that the debt is forgiven and you still owe it. So better pay the due debt off. That will help you to improve the credit report.

You should inform the credit bureau that it was short sale not foreclosure. You can also talk with an attorney on this regard.

Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.

Best of luck,
Larry

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I was just informed yesterday that fha made a mistake and said that we had a foreclouser but in fact it was the people that bought it from us, they figured it was the same loan company so they thought it was us. They never bothered with pulling the deed or what ever it is called to check to see if it was cleared under our name. Our loan company that we had a short sale with agreed that it was reported wrong but to get them to clear this matter is taking forever.

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Niicss | Joined: October 3, 2005 11:54 pm | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Welcome back sheila,

This is really annoying and ridiculous. After you sold the property haven't they recorded the deed in the deed in the county recorder's office? the mortgage should be on their name. So how can foreclosure shows on your credit report?

Contact the Credit reporting agencies and request them for correcting Errors.

Keep us posted.

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Wow that needs to be taken off of your credit report! The M9 will need to be taken off by a credit professional because it requires that your whole credit report be analyzed to determine what the best way to have it removed would be.

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Sorry last two post where from me.

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Welcome Back Siciliano.

You need not to file bankruptcy. I feel refinance is a good option for you. Talk with the mortgage company and request for refinance. If you can refinance both the loans into one that will be good for you.

If your mortgage company can not help you out with refinancing then you can shop for lenders for refinancing.

Let me know if you have any further questions.

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I have a question. We are having trouble paying our seconde mortgage but not our first. In This depressed market our house isn't worth what we bought it for. Will the [url=http://www.mortgagefit.com/second-mortgage.html]second mortgage[/url] forclose on our first even though the first is current? Also, the first and second are with the same company. Popular Mortgage Servicing Inc. Please Advise.

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larry2 | Joined: June 27, 2007 02:50 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi Siciliano,

Welcome to the forum.

Second mortgage is a secured loan. So, even the second mortgage lender can foreclose although your first mortgage is current. But as your the first and second mortgages are with the same company, you need to consult with the company and see whether they can offer you any solution.

BTW can you tell us about the type of mortgage that you have and the interest rate? If you are paying higher interest rate then you can refinance the present mortgage with a lower monthly payment.

Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.

Best of luck,
Larry

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Thanks Larry

I have an 80/20 for 630,000. The first is 505,000 and the second is 125,000. Interest on the first is 7.38 and the second is 10. something. Is a 125,000 really going to foreclose on a 505,000? I tried to work something out but now since our credit has tanked because of late payments we can't. The representative on the phone said that the 2nd won't forclose on 505,000, probably just charge it off and issue us a 1099. If thats the case I'm fine with it, but want to expert advise and people familier with these issues. My home is probably worth 590,000. now with the housing prices going down. Now that you have all the info, what do you recommend?

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larry2 | Joined: June 27, 2007 02:50 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi Siciliano,

Welcome back.

Probably as both the loans are from the same mortgage company that is why they are not foreclosing. If the second mortgage is charged off then it does not mean that the debt is forgiven. You still owe it and need to pay it. But if the mortgage company charges of the second mortgage then you need not to sell the property but try to pay the due debt. That will have a good effect on your credit report.

Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.

Best of luck,
Larry

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Larry,

If they charge it off, can I just do a bankruptcy and put it in with that?
I just cannot afford the second mortgage. Our primary business was real estate and as you know it's taken a nose dive. I thought there was legislation where they were going to buy high interest rate loans and refinance? any word on that? I would like this company to do an "in-house" refinance and put it all together at a lower interest rate. You would think they would want to, but in the absense of that I figure i'll pay the first, and try to work something out later with them? I did get a notice of default but it wasn't from my mortgage company, it was some other company. please advise.

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

hi, can a mortgage charge off turn into a foreclosure?

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

will a charge off mortgage put a lien on the property or will it only show up in the borrowers credit report? thank you.

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Hi Jenny,

Welcome to our forums.

As far as I understand, a charge-off cannot turn into a foreclosure. I mean the lender has issued a charge-off because he thinks he won't go after your debt anymore though you actually owe it. Charge-off implies your debt is considered as uncollectible. So be rest assured, as the lender won't foreclose.

The charge-off will show up in your credit report for 7 years. However, if you pay off the charged-off debt within a few months/years, you can negotiate with the lender to update the charge-off status on the credit report as "paid charge-off" or "settled charge-off". An even better option would be "pay for delete" but that's only possible if you quickly pay off the debt.

Good luck

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I am not able to pay my second loan due to my husband's recent illness. We are considering [url=http://www.mortgagefit.com/know-how/filebankruptcy.html]filing bankruptcy[/url]. My question is will we be responsible for the 2nd loan if we continue to pay for the 1st loan and stay in the home?

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smith.sussane | Joined: September 18, 2008 09:57 pm | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi guest!

Welcome to the forums!

If you file a bankruptcy, then both the loans will be included in it. Then you will not be able to live in that house. However, if you keep on paying the first loan, still you will be responsible for your second loan as well. You will have the option of short sale and deed-in-lieu provided if the lender accepts.

Feel free to ask if you have further queries.

Sussane

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Anonymous | Joined: June 8, 2004 01:06 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

If I have a charge off on my credit report due to a foreclosure, can I be
forced to pay from via my direct deposit bank account

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jerry | Joined: October 17, 2005 03:24 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi glenn!

If your original mortgage lender has charged off the debt to a servicing agency, then you will have to pay the debts to the servicing agency. They will pressurize you to pay in any way and clear off the debts.

Thanks,

Jerry

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If you sell your house and pay off the mortgage, how much does this effect your credit to the better?

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Hi MEME!

This will depend whether you are selling the property or the lender. If you sell off the property and pay off the loan without any deficiency, then I don't think your credit will be affected. In case there is a deficiency which you cannot pay off, then the lender may place a lien on the property and liens will surely affect your credit. If you are going for a short sale, then your credit will be affected by 75-100 points.

Thanks

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My finance went through a divorce when the market was hot. He paid his ex 175,000 through a second mortage. Now his business has slowed down alot and couldn't make the payment on the first and the second. Tried to file for bankrupcy, lawyer didn't show up for court. Backrupcy denied, now paying twice the amount the make up the payment on the first. Didn't pay anything on the second. Now the property taxes are being sent to the sencond and owe 5 times the amount to taxes. How does his situation apply to new guidelines with help from government or renigotiate the mortgage payments.

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Hi vickie!

Welcome to forums!

Are you speaking about the mortgage bailout program? Well, if your lender is a part of that program, then he can offer you the facilities available under this program. In case, if he is not a part of this program, then you will have to negotiate it with the lender.

Does your lender know that you are facing such a problem? You can send him a hardship letter as well.

Feel free to ask if you have further queries.

Sussane

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I am going thru a divorce and moved to a different part of the state. I am paying on a mobile home where i was living. I can not afford to pay rent in the new city and the mortgage on my mobile home. I can not oversee the home and had tried renting it out but ended up having to evict the tenants, so now it is empty and subject to vandalism. I still owe $30K on it. Any suggestions?

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Hi elelover,

You can try selling the property. However you should remember that once you sell the property the mortgage will be due. You can also contact the lender and try out for a short sale or a deed in lieu foreclosure. But you should remember that the lender will not be ready for a short sale or a deed in lieu unless you default on the mortgage payments.

The short sale and deed in lieu procedures are similar. You will have to give away the property to the lender. The lender will sell the property in the market and recover the debts. Due to the market situation, there will remain a deficient amount from the sale of the property. In case of a deed in lieu, the lender will forgive the deficient amount whereas in case of short sale, you need to pay the deficient amount. To know more, check out the following links:

Avoid Foreclosure with a Deed-in-lieu.
Short Sale Affects Credit Score - how many points do you lose?

Thanks

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Hi christina,

Charging off second mortgage does not mean that the lender will forgive your payments. It only means that the second mortgage lender has sold your second mortgage to a collection agency who will in turn collect the payments from you. I don't think this will affect your short sale in anyway. To know more about second mortgage charge off, check out the following link:
http://www.mortgagefit.com/know-how/secondloanchargeoff#19964.html

Thanks

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Hello there: My home is currently on the market as a short sale because I haven't been able to make the payments. The [url=http://www.mortgagefit.com/second-mortgage.html]second mortgage[/url] is telling me they'll charge off my loan. Can anybody tell me how that will affect my short sale? Thank you for your help.

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