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Forum Post: Keeping our homes

Posted 12 years ago on Jan. 11, 2012, 5:02 a.m. EST by Keepingourhomes (0)
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When are going to let the banks stop taking our homes and to top it all they are telling us which Realtors to use. Why can't we maintain our right to choose the local person to represent us in this final stage of losing one of our treasured possession? Is this not unethical?



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[-] 3 points by Builder (4202) 12 years ago

Why not read that all back to yourself, slowly, and edit it so that others might have an idea what it is you are trying to convey, or express.....

[-] 1 points by jomojo (562) 12 years ago

Let's change the law so that banks owns the majority of houses. Oh wait, they probably do. Well then, let's give them back and let their prices go back up, then buy them again. Then let's drive labor costs down and build more.

[-] 1 points by DependentClass (19) 12 years ago

Here's how to keep "your" home: PAY FOR IT.

See, here's how it works. YOU borrowed money. YOU spent it. YOU agreed to pay it back and YOU agreed that if you didn't, the bank could take the house to repay what YOU borrowed. And, oh yeah, YOU knew all this when YOU borrowed the money in the first place.

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23789) 12 years ago

Sounds like you are going through a lot keepingourhomes. Hang in there. I know in my town if you lose your house to foreclosure for not paying the real estate tax, they'll take your home, give it to the bank, and then the bank is exempt from paying the property tax. Issues like these are why OWS is here.

[-] 1 points by fairforall (279) 12 years ago

If it's your home, the bank cannot take it. If the bank owns the home, they can have you removed if there is failure to execute the mortgage.

Not sure what you are saying about realtors representing you in the final stage of losing the property.......maybe you can expound.

[-] 0 points by ssjkakkarotx (-77) 12 years ago

it's called PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY start with that

[-] 0 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

Dont buy a home unless you can afford it. Next time a banker holds a GUN to your head and forces you to sign for a home that you CANT AFFORD,,,, please take a photo,,, i want to see it. You are an adult,,, act like one.