Monday, June 29, 2009

Foreclosure advice: Stay put

Attorneys advise clients to stay in their homes

SARASOTA COUNTY - Phil Agnes and other lawyers have two words for homeowners facing foreclosure: Stay put.

The flood of foreclosures has clogged the courts, allowing homeowners to stay in their homes while the paperwork goes through the system. Many homeowners are unaware that they can remain at home for months while the foreclosure is in court, attorneys say. More...

HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS
An expo at Venice Community Center on Aug. 1 will bring social service providers together to help homeowners facing foreclosure.

The expo will offer information on consumer credit counseling and avoiding scams. Representatives of lenders will also provide information about loan modification options.

The expo will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 326 S. Nokomis Ave. It is organized by the Sarasota County Human Services Department.

1 comment:

Bizznizzman said...

It sure is a mess in the court system with the flood of recent foreclosures. Looks like sound advice to stay put.
-Kyle @ Foreclosure Advice