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How to Stop a Foreclosure in Georgia

What is the Foreclosure Process in Georgia?

In most cases, the foreclosure process in Georgia is rather simple:

  • Step 1 – The bank sends you a notice that informs you of its intent to foreclose and its time-frame.
  • Step 2 – If the money owed is not paid, then, for four weeks, the bank can run a foreclosure ad.
  • Step 3 – The bank can foreclose on the first Tuesday of the following month.

If the bank fails to follow any one of these three steps, then the sale is invalid. Regardless, the key to addressing a foreclosure is preventing the sale before it can be completed.

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How to Avoid a Foreclosure in Georgia

There are only two absolute ways to avoid the foreclosure of your home; to file a bankruptcy case or sell your house fast to an investor.

However, below are 7 options on how to stop or delay a foreclosure sale in Georgia:

Consider these options to stave off a foreclosure:

  • Review the foreclosure notices for mistakes
  • Review the real estate records to determine if there are any title problems
  • Request reinstatement figures and a breakdown of all fees owed
  • Contact the foreclosure law firm and request that the foreclosure sale be stopped
  • Contact the bank and request that loan modification discussions be continued and request that the foreclosure sale be stopped and/or delayed
  • Explore technical grounds to stop or delay the foreclosure sale
  • Short sale

Work with a Foreclosure Lawyer Who Can Get Results!

With 25+ years of experience handling foreclosures, Schuyler Elliott & Associates, Inc is well-equipped to address the various complications of your case. Whether you require a loan modification, an investigation of the loan agreement, negotiations with your lender, or need help seeking additional aid from friends and family, our Atlanta foreclosure lawyer can assist you.

Due to the fast-paced nature of the foreclosure process, it is important for you to contact legal counsel as soon as possible. The earlier you contact us, the better your chances of stopping your foreclosure. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so call anytime!

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