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Understanding Foreclosure and Your Alternatives Quiz

You've done your research and are well on your way to becoming informed about your options if you are struggling to pay your mortgage. Now it's time to test your knowledge. You may even learn something new.


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Loan servicers benefit when a home goes into foreclosure because they can take back ownership of the mortgaged property and sell it to pay off the loan.

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2

If you experience a change in your financial situation and think that you might fall behind on your mortgage payments, what is your best course of action?

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With a __________, your loan servicer may be able to restructure your mortgage by adjusting your interest rate, changing the loan type, or even extending the number of years you have on your loan.

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What is it called when a loan servicer agrees to let you sell your home for less than is owed on the mortgage?

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People who have their home foreclosed upon are not able to purchase a home in the future.

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