Before you reaffirm on a mortgage you need to seek legal advice. Generally, a reaffirmation is not required to maintain the property and only exposes you to liability in the event of later losing the property due to unforeseen circumstances. Get the advise of a bankruptcy attorney before reaffirming.
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You are never required to reaffirm a real estate debt & it would be stupid to do this in any event. After all, the mortgage company cannot foreclose without following state laws on foreclosure & you not signing a reaffirmation is not a legitimate break of your mortgage contract.
Hope this perspective helps!
I don't personally practice bankruptcy, so I can't accurately provide guidance about whether a reaffirmation is transferred to the new company or not. I believe that it would go to the new company, though. You reaffirmed the obligation; after that time, the old company transferred it to the new company. It seems that if you prefer to not have a reaffirmation with the new company, you will need to find a bankruptcy attorney for some assistance ASAP.
Additionally, I have to disagree with my colleagues on one point: there is some benefit to reaffirming an obligation pursuant to a mortgage. Many mortgage documents provide that it is an act of default to file for bankruptcy. The "bread and butter" of my firm's practice is foreclosure defense, and we've run into problems (infrequently) because the mortgagee was invoking a paragraph of the mortgage documents that provided that our clients were in default on their obligations due to filing for bankruptcy and then neglecting to reaffirm their debt obligation. Those problems are rare, but it is something to keep in mind.