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How to Get Out of Your Mortgage

How to Get Out of Your Mortgage

If you are like most home buyers, buying a home is the most important business transaction of your life. When things take an unexpected turn financially, it can be a stressful and anxiety producing situation. Banks are not afraid to take advantage of distressed home...
How Do I Stop Foreclosure while Unemployed

How Do I Stop Foreclosure while Unemployed

If you are unemployed and facing foreclosure in Texas, you may feel stressed and like you are in over your head. Even if you have only missed one payment, it can seem like you will never be able to catch up financially.  You may be unemployed because of the pandemic...
I Can’t Pay My Mortgage. What are My Options?

I Can’t Pay My Mortgage. What are My Options?

If you are struggling to pay your mortgage during this pandemic, you are not alone. The nation’s overall delinquency rate was 7.3% in May 2020 — meaning that these homeowners were 30 or more days overdue. All states and all but two metros showed increases in...
What is a Deed of Trust?

What is a Deed of Trust?

If you live in Texas and own a house, you may be wondering about the type of deed you possess. In Texas, a Deed of Trust is a common type of arrangement when you purchase a home just as a mortgage is more common in other states. Whether you have a Deed of Trust or a...
How Do I Transfer a House Deed to a Family Member?

How Do I Transfer a House Deed to a Family Member?

There may be situations where you’d like to transfer your home’s ownership to another person in your family. Perhaps you have a sibling who is living with and taking care of you while you are facing an end of life situation. Whatever the reason, it is important to...
Risks of Transferring Your Home to Children

Risks of Transferring Your Home to Children

It is normal to desire to transfer the title of your home to your children before you pass away, but there are many risks and problems associated with doing so. One thing to consider is that in TX, a legally binding agreement is set in stone once you and your children...
How to Delay Eviction in Texas

How to Delay Eviction in Texas

Most of us worry about paying rent at some point in our lives. With everything going on in the world today, you can hope that your landlord is understanding if you need a bit more time to come up with your rent money. If you are facing eviction in Texas, there may be...
Deed Your House to Your Child

Deed Your House to Your Child

One of your most financially significant assets may be your home. There are heavy tax implications when thinking about giving your home over to your children but there are ways to transfer your home to your children without tax consequences. Read on to learn about the...