Foreclosure and Eviction

Articles about eviction of reluctant former owners after foreclosure and foreclosure rescue scams.


Evicting After Foreclosure–Avoid Procedural Technicalities

The successful bidder at foreclosure is generally entitled to possession twenty days following the foreclosure sale. If the occupants do not vacate, the party who purchased at the foreclosure auction must bring an eviction action against the occupants. Sometimes the former property owner will attempt to avoid eviction by claiming […]


No Attorney Fees for Eviction after Foreclosure

The buyer of a house at a foreclosure auction is generally entitled to possession twenty days after the foreclosure sale, but with protections of tenants of the former owner under both state and federal laws.   If the occupants to not vacate, the buyer may evict via an unlawful detainer […]


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Home Equity Skimming Dismissal Reversed by Supreme Court

A man with a learning disability and limited education lost his job in 2008, and soon fell over $10,000 behind on property taxes. The county had not yet issued a certificate of delinquency, but the homeowner felt desperate to borrow against the significant equity in his home and pay the […]