27 June 2022 6:44

Letter in mail about a foreclosed house I owned selling at auction and them trying to get the funds for me

How do I claim surplus from foreclosure in Texas?

To recover surplus money from a foreclosure sale, claimants must act quickly. There will be a limited window for you to recover the funds. You’ll also need to provide proof of prior ownership to the trustee or the court. You may also have to complete and submit a claim form and/or attend a court hearing.

What happens to excess proceeds from a foreclosure sale in Texas?

Distribution of Excess Funds
After the foreclosure sale, if the property sells for a higher price than what is owed, the excess funds would then be used to pay off any additional liens that may be on the property.

What is a surplus fund?

Surplus funds means, at any given date, the excess of cash and other recognized assets that are expected to be resolved into cash or its equivalent in the natural course of events and with a reasonable certainty, over the liabilities and necessary reserves at the same date.

Which type of foreclosure involves a court ordered transfer?

strict foreclosure – involves court-ordered transfer of the mortgaged property to the lender; available in a few states.

How do I claim excess proceeds in Texas?

(a) A person, including a taxing unit and the Title IV-D agency, may file a petition in the court that ordered the seizure or sale setting forth a claim to the excess proceeds. The petition must be filed before the second anniversary of the date of the sale of the property.

What will happen after the house is sold at auction in Texas?

Trustee’s auctions are cashier’s check or cash-only sales. Typically, the lender starts the bid for the amount owed on the property plus any foreclosure fees. At the auction, the property goes to the highest bidder. After the bidding ends, the new homeowner gets the trustee’s deed as proof of ownership to the property.

What happens if the bank sells your house for more than you owe?

If a foreclosure sale results in excess proceeds, the lender doesn’t get to keep that money. The lender is entitled to an amount that’s sufficient to pay off the outstanding balance of the loan plus the costs associated with the foreclosure and sale—but no more.

What is the redemption period in Texas?

two years

In Texas, the redemption period is generally two years. This redemption period applies to residential homestead properties and land designated for agricultural use when the suit was filed. Other types of properties have a 180-day redemption period.

Does Texas have a right of redemption?

Texas homeowners who lose their homes due to taxes also have a right of redemption, under Section 34.21 of Texas Tax Code. An owner of a residential homestead property is allowed two years from the filing date of foreclosure.

What does POV mean in foreclosure?

Power of sale is a mortgage clause that permits the lender to foreclose on and sell a property in default in order to recover the remainder of the loan.

Which type of foreclosure does not require court action?

In a nonjudicial foreclosure, the lender (or subsequent loan owner, called an “investor”) doesn’t have to go to court to foreclose your home. So, the process typically goes more quickly than a judicial foreclosure, which is through court.

What is difference between power of sale and foreclosure?

In Power of Sale the lender sells the property; in Foreclosure the lender takes title of the property. In Power of Sale the former homeowner gets the excess profits from the sale of the property; in Foreclosure the former homeowner gets nothing.

Does a foreclosure wipe out all liens in Texas?

Foreclosure Eliminates Liens, Not Debt
But the second-mortgage debt and creditor’s judgment remain, even though they’re no longer attached to the foreclosed property.

What is the equitable redemption period?

Equity of redemption (also termed right of redemption or equitable right of redemption) is a defaulting mortgagor’s right to prevent foreclosure proceedings on the property and redeem the mortgaged property by discharging the debt secured by the mortgage within a reasonable amount of time (thereby curing the default).

What is a deed in lieu of foreclosure in Texas?

Texas offers many different types of deeds specific to each type of real estate transaction. A Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure provides a process for allowing a borrower to avoid foreclosure by transferring a title of property to a lender.

What does deeded mean in a foreclosure?

A deed in lieu of foreclosure can release you from your mortgage responsibilities and allow you to avoid a foreclosure on your credit report. When you hand over the deed, the lender releases its lien on the property. This allows the lender to recoup some of the losses without forcing you into foreclosure.

What is the risk to a lender who accepts a deed in lieu of foreclosure?

Because of the risk of judicial scrutiny, insurability issues can also arise in a situation when the lender accepts a deed in lieu of foreclosure but does not release borrowers from responsibility for the underlying obligations under the promissory note.

What’s another term for deed in lieu of foreclosure?

Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure. Distress Sale. Notice of Default.

Which is worse foreclosure or deed in lieu?

Impact of Bankruptcy on Your Credit Scores
A bankruptcy is worse for your credit than a deed in lieu and other loss mitigation options.

Is deed in lieu a good idea?

Unlike with a short sale, one benefit to a deed in lieu is that you don’t have to take responsibility for selling your house. Generally, a bank will approve a deed in lieu only if the property has no liens other than the mortgage.

What does Lu mean on a deed?

Common Abbreviations/Acronyms On Property Tax Bills

Abbreviation Description
LU Life use
MFL Managed forest land
MINR Minor
M/L More or less

What does ETUX mean on a property deed?

Et uxor is commonly abbreviated as et ux and is Latin for “and wife.” Et ux. was formerly a common abbreviation used to denote a pleading made by a husband and a wife, listing the husband by name and adding the “et ux.” wife designation.

What does SV mean on property?

A special warranty deed guarantees two things: The grantor owns, and can sell, the property; and the property incurred no encumbrances during his ownership.