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Christopher Dobbs Schwindt

Christopher Schwindt’s Legal Guides

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  • Short Sales -

    A short sale of your home is sometimes your best alternative. But short sales often do not successfully close, and even when they do you must be vigilant to avoid problems later. In a short sale, a house is sold by shortingunderpayingone or more of the lenders (or "lienholders"),...

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  • Refinance Your Mortgage No Matter How Far Underwater It Is

    One million more homeowners have just become eligible for refinancing at the current very low interest rates. Until now, the federal Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) has been limited to homeowners with mortgages of no more than 125% of the value of their homes. By way of ...

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  • Federal Law Protects Renters from Foreclosure

    A temporary federal law gives renters some protections against getting evicted from their homes when a bank forecloses on their landlord. The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act is shortonly two pagesand simple: after the completion of a foreclosure of a home or apartment build...

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