The second property is not at risk in the actual case of foreclosure. However once the case is over and there is a judgment against you then they can pursue your assets including any house you own unless the homestead exemption protects you
If you wish to preserve your rights as tenant after the house sells at auction yes you must file an answer to the complaint so all parties are aware of you as well as new buyer although you would be required to commence paying rent again
I wish I had a dollar for every client I get that gets that letter. It is strictly advertisement and someone trying to trick you into thinking you need a certified deed. You do not! So ignore that letter.
As long as you did not sign the note you are not liable for the debt. You are most probably named as a defendant because you are an heir but you are not responsible for the debt. If you wish to keep the property you may tru to negotiate the terms with the lender. Good luck
Attorneys fees are usually between $500 and $600.00. As the buyer, you will get a credit for the real estate taxes from the seller, reducing the amount of cash to bring to closing. The other costs are usually courier and wire, will depend on your contract. Lastly, the title insurance policy is usually a seller cost in Broward, however will depend on your contract. Have an attorney assist you.