Fewer Arizona Homeowners Have Seriously Delinquent Mortgages

  The good news for Arizona homeowners is that foreclosure rates declined significantly. And according to reports, there are now fewer Arizona homeowners who are seriously late on their mortgage payments. The report considers houses that are not yet listed for sale, but that are more than 90 days delinquent on mortgage payments and in [...]

By |2014-07-31T21:44:37+00:00July 31st, 2014|Chapter 13, Phoenix Bankruptcy, Real Estate|0 Comments

Chapter 7 Versus Chapter 13 Bankruptcy In Arizona

Many Arizona citizens are familiar with the general concept of bankruptcy, but are not sure exactly what the process entails. Federal law includes two different statutes that allow consumers to receive debt relief by filing for bankruptcy. These are called Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. A person's credit report will be affected for 10 [...]

Foreclosure Might Help Some People

Homeowners in Phoenix who are underwater on their homes might be interested in a few tips about whether foreclosure is a good option for them. The truth is that going through a foreclosure can have consequences for years, just as a personal bankruptcy does.   When prices of homes and incomes were rising, investing in a house [...]

Chapter 13 Could Affect Your Income Tax Refund

Tax season comes every year, but the real work for the IRS begins as April 15 creeps closer and the flood of last-minute tax returns hits the system for processing. Arizona taxpayers who file an error-free return should get a refund within 21 days. There might be a delay in processing the refund if the [...]

Student Loans Do Not Follow Traditional Loan Regulations

Students who acquire student loans need to be aware of the ways in which student loans are differentiated from traditional loan products. Almost two thirds of the students in America, including those in Arizona, will take out student loans to finance their education. Many students are encouraged to do so. However, student loans are based [...]

By |2014-07-13T05:02:32+00:00July 13th, 2014|Chapter 13, Personal Bankruptcy, Student Loans|0 Comments

Asset Liquidation Issues in Chapter 7

Bankruptcy can provide a fresh financial start for a consumer who is overwhelmed with personal debt. Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows a person to stop creditor harassment and eliminate most debt. For some Arizona consumers with assets, filing for Chapter 7 might pose a problem because of the asset liquidation requirement associated with this type of [...]

By |2014-07-08T04:14:54+00:00July 8th, 2014|Assets, Chapter 7|0 Comments

Credit Reporting Data Needs To Be Checked After Bankruptcy

When Arizona residents file for bankruptcy, one of their first concerns is how to repair their credit rating. One of the main goals of personal bankruptcy is to get people out of a bad financial situation, and eliminating debt can give people a clean slate. This is why it is essential for people to check [...]