Mortgage foreclosure overview

Mortgage foreclosure overview
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Last updated: August 2013

Mortgage foreclosure is when your mortgage lender files a lawsuit against you to try to sell your home. It happens when you do not make your loan or mortgage payments on your home.

About the Video Series

This video gives information on avoiding foreclosure, the foreclosure process, and foreclosure scams. For additional information, see the four videos linked to below:  

Video Transcripts

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The mortgage foreclosure videos were funded by The Chicago Bar Foundation Young Professionals Board, and additional funding was provided by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division from a grant by the American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education.

Version en Español

Estos videos así como sus guiones han sido traducidos al español dentro de esta serie de videos de ejecución hipotecaria. Para ver la serie de videos de ejecución hipotecaria en español, visite Opciones para evitar una ejecución hipotecaria.

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