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 […]
A woman took out a mortgage on her home in Burien, Washington. She lived in her home and also in it operated an adult family home. A few years later she was behind on payments. Her lender began the foreclosure process. She successfully negotiated a loan modification, the terms […]
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 […]
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 […]
New federal and state laws protect tenants whose landlords are foreclosed. According to the article “Your landlord got foreclosed. Do you have to go?” on CNNMoney.com, some banks, real estate agents, and attorneys may be preying on tenants not familiar with these laws.