Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Home... Hanging On

We'll be doing a few posts on the current housing situation and homes in general this week. Let's get the tough one out of the way first. Ah, foreclosure. A scary scary word. But if you have to deal with one - or want to avoid one - there are resources for you. Here are some good starters:

Iowa Foreclosure Hotline
Office of the Attorney General, Iowa Department of Justice

Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Freddie Mac Guide to Avoiding ForeclosureFreddie Mac, “a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress in 1970 to keep money flowing to mortgage lenders in support of homeownership and rental housing".

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