Issue #24: Personal foreclosures

Issue #24: Personal foreclosures

Although Maine is normally considered a foreclosure that is“judicial state, Maine legislation nevertheless allows personal foreclosures. But, the principles for such elements as solution of procedure, and accounting for equity within the property foreclosed upon, vary between personal and judicial foreclosures. We at OCCR feel that people forms of conditions ought to be constant both in general public and private foreclosures, because the stakes (losing ownership of one’s house) are identical. Consequently, the proposed legislation (Appendix no. 1, area 12) proposes to use the exact same variety of solution of procedure criteria to personal foreclosures as it happens to be needed in judicial foreclosures; and extra parts (part 13 and part 14) would repeal the present right of this foreclosing party to wait purchase of property for just two years and thereafter wthhold the entirety for the home without any responsibility to account towards the consumer for almost any equity. Alternatively, we propose enactment of a necessity that the home be offered to your bidder that is highest, as it is done in judicial foreclosures, with any equity more than your debt plus expenses incurred into the action, being came back to the customer following the purchase.

Issue #25: Payoff demands

The matter of lenders’ responses to payoff needs had been a part of our ask for Comment because we heard from people who once the customers asked for payoff figures, their lenders bombarded them with provides to entice them to not refinance along with other loan providers. Continue reading Issue #24: Personal foreclosures