In Florida, when a homeowner misses payments, a lender charges a late fee, warns the borrower, sends a breach letter and then files a lawsuit for foreclosure in state court, as Nolo explains. If homeowners don't provide ... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

The potential home buyer needs to know if a home is a short sale because the purchasing process is more complex. There is extra waiting and paperwork involved in a short sale. More » Business & Finance Real Estate

The foreclosure process involves default notification, the home redemption period, filing a foreclosure case and auctioning the property, according to SFGate. Vacating the property by the defaulter to give way for the ne... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending
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