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April 2016 Archives

Methods of delaying foreclosure

Kentucky homeowners who are facing foreclosure run the risk of having their residences repossessed by the mortgage lender. However, there are several options that a homeowner may have if he or she wants to retain control of the property. The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development maintains a list of approved homeowner counselors that can sometimes come up with creative solutions.

Decline in bankruptcy filings

National bankruptcy filings have been on the decline in recent years, which may be viewed as a sign of economic improvement for Kentucky and other states. Statistics are evaluated on a quarterly basis, and the first quarter of 2016 had a decrease of 5 percent for the total number of bankruptcy filings in the nation in comparison to the same period of time in 2015. The total number of filings during the early part of 2016 was more than 195,000.