Mortgage Assumption INtro #26 The  GOOD The  BAD The  UGLY Brought to you by: Home Ownership Matters Training Institute
GOAL To provide viewers with an update on  the value that an assumption might provide  as a solution to your housing probl...
The  GOOD  <ul><li>Assumption </li></ul><ul><li>Allows a new buyer to take over your payments </li></ul><ul><li>Is being u...
The  BAD   <ul><li>May not be presented to you as an option, even when it is possible </li></ul><ul><li>Likely to require ...
The  UGLY  <ul><li>Makes the new party a “co-borrower” unless you are released from all obligations </li></ul><ul><li>You ...
Why Can An Assumed Loan  Come Back To Haunt You? Read carefully the section in  your mortgage document called “ Release of...
Resources <ul><li>Blog:   HomeOwnershipMatters.Blogspot.com Has numerous references on this subject which will be enlighte...
Partial List of Webinars Offered by HOM Vol 01: Getting to the Closing Table   Vol 02: Is it Fraud or “just predatory”?   ...
HOM Disclaimer/Hold Harmless The material provided is deemed to be reliable and accurate at the time of publication. Howev...
Survey You can take the survey online at:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=2M63rhnWI80dBfs72fg_2f_2fQ_3d_3d   Or fax...
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HOM INtro #26: Mortgage Assumption: The Good, The Bad &amp; The Ugly

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Having someone to take over your mortgage payments if you can’t sell your home seems like such a wonderful plan. But is it? Really? We’ll cover for you some of the positive aspects and a serious drawback to this as an option. We’re not telling you not to do it, only get informed and make a wise decision to avoid serious heartburn in the future. This is one of those time when an attorney could be valuable to you in making a good housing choice.

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HOM INtro #26: Mortgage Assumption: The Good, The Bad &amp; The Ugly

  1. 1. Mortgage Assumption INtro #26 The GOOD The BAD The UGLY Brought to you by: Home Ownership Matters Training Institute
  2. 2. GOAL To provide viewers with an update on the value that an assumption might provide as a solution to your housing problem if you are unable to get your home sold. Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. The GOOD <ul><li>Assumption </li></ul><ul><li>Allows a new buyer to take over your payments </li></ul><ul><li>Is being used more often with increases in foreclosure </li></ul><ul><li>May be possible even if the loan says it cannot be assumed </li></ul><ul><li>Could help you to avoid foreclosure </li></ul>Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. The BAD <ul><li>May not be presented to you as an option, even when it is possible </li></ul><ul><li>Likely to require that the lender approve the credit of the new buyer </li></ul><ul><li>May require that you utilize any funds in savings to get approval </li></ul><ul><li>Will seldom be carefully explained, even if you decide to pursue it </li></ul>Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5. The UGLY <ul><li>Makes the new party a “co-borrower” unless you are released from all obligations </li></ul><ul><li>You already agreed to remain obligated, without the release </li></ul><ul><li>Can wreck your future unless you use an attorney who gets a “release of liability” along with the assumption agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Should be used as an option of last resort </li></ul>Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6. Why Can An Assumed Loan Come Back To Haunt You? Read carefully the section in your mortgage document called “ Release of Liability” Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Resources <ul><li>Blog: HomeOwnershipMatters.Blogspot.com Has numerous references on this subject which will be enlightening </li></ul><ul><li>HOM’s Website: http://www.HomeOwnershipMatters.com </li></ul><ul><li>HOM INtros: #26, #35, #50, #63 and #74 </li></ul><ul><li>Websites You Might Check Out: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dsnews.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mortgagenewsdaily.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.implod-o-meter.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hud.gov </li></ul>Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. Partial List of Webinars Offered by HOM Vol 01: Getting to the Closing Table   Vol 02: Is it Fraud or “just predatory”?   Vol 03: Brokers: Are Your Agents Putting You at Risk?   Vol 04: PALM—Practical Application of Loss Mitigation   Vol 05: Secrets of a Professional BPO   Vol 06: Fair Housing Vol 07: Seller is the Lender   Vol 08: Short Sale: Not Your Typical Transaction   Vol 09: Foreclosure Intervention: Why Do You Need a Specialist? Vol 10: Buying REO is Risky Business   The BT Series   Vol 11: Buying TIME—When Your Money is Running Out Vol 12: Mr. Smitherman—The Connection for Your Housing Situation Vol 13: Q W R—In Detail Vol 14: Foreclosure: a PROCESS & an EVENT Vol 15: Taking Charge of Your Housing Situation Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  9. 9. HOM Disclaimer/Hold Harmless The material provided is deemed to be reliable and accurate at the time of publication. However, the subject matter is undergoing almost constant change and you should assume responsibility for current research on procedures, policies, guidelines and changes in the law concerning your housing situation. Trainer has relied upon such sources as the National Consumer Law Center but is NOT an attorney. This information is provided as a community service. Please seek legal counsel to address your specific mortgage or housing situation and to determine your rights and responsibilities. Home Ownership Matters, LLC and contributing author hereby disclaim any responsibility or liability which may be asserted or claimed arising from reliance upon the information provided. Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  10. 10. Survey You can take the survey online at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=2M63rhnWI80dBfs72fg_2f_2fQ_3d_3d Or fax this to (Toll Free): (877) 587-4507 Name: _________________________________ Phone: _____________________ Firm Name (If Applicable): ______________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________ City: ____________________ State: ____________ Zip: ______________________ E-Mail Address: _______________________________________________________ I would like to be added to the HOM Distribution List: ___ Yes ___ No I understand that my information will not be sold or shared with anyone other than HOM ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please let us know if you have any questions or comments: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ What would you like to see HOM do in the future? (Webinars, courses, e-mails, articles, etc): ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ Thanks for your input, we really appreciate it! Copyright © 2008. Home Ownership Matters, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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