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Insolvency Not Bankruptcy Protects Debt Forgiveness

Insolvency - Bankruptcy - Tax Code

As we all know by now, when an individual owes a debt to another person or entity and the debt is forgiven, the canceled debt may be taxable. In the past, this general rule has applied to debt forgiveness related to a short sale. In 2007, Congress passed the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act (“MDFA”). The […]

Loan Modification Treated The Same As Short Sale On Credit Report

I was speaking with a loan officer today and learned something very interesting about how loan modifications are treated on  a credit report. Individuals with loan modifications are treated the same as those with short sales in their past for purposes of obtaining a loan to purchase a home in the future. Loan Modification = […]