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I WAS A WINNING BIDDER AT A TRUSTEE SALE, BUT IT WAS A SECOND LIEN. WHAT SHOULD I DO NEXT?

April 30th, 2009 by Jarad

Question: I WAS A WINNING BIDDER AT A TRUSTEE SALE, BUT IT WAS A SECOND LIEN. WHAT SHOULD I DO NEXT?

Answer: – Pray there is not a first mortgage or any back taxes you have to pay…Ha Ha. Hopefully you did your research prior to the foreclosure auction and found the property to be worth a great deal more than what the 1st was owed and what you paid for the 2nd. If not, you may want to think hard about an exit strategy. But assuming you did all your due diligence, as the winning bidder your state and county will determine when you need to come up with money to pay for the property. It ranges from state to state anywhere from 24 hours after the foreclosure auction to 30 days. If you can’t get the money within that time, you lose any money you may have had to put down. Then you may still have to wait to do anything to it if there is a redemption period in your state.



Deficiency judgement on a Trustee Sale?

August 13th, 2008 by Jarad

Question: In the state of Idaho can a lender obtain a deficiency judgement on a Trustee Sale or must they use a Judicial Foreclosure?

Answer: -Yes, lenders can file a deficiency judgment no matter if it was foreclosed judicially or non-judicially. Typically it’s more common to see deficiency judgments on properties foreclosed judicially but I live in a state where trust deeds are the primary security instrument and deficiency judgments are filed sometimes. In most cases they 1099 the homeowner.



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