Other Housing Issues
The number of Iowa homes in foreclosure has been high for several years, and homeowners experiencing foreclosure can be easy victims. The following scenarios are not all scemes – but these situations likely will not be a “good deal” for individuals buying or selling homes.
The State of Iowa’s policy is to keep most criminal records public. Others can see a criminal conviction.
Information to help you understand the Elderly Waiver Program.
The manner in which you own your property can have important consequences. The common forms of ownership are sole ownership, joint tenancy with right of survivorship and tenancy in common. Each form of ownership has its pros and cons.
People are usually not able to pay in full when they buy a home. As a result, most Iowans finance homes through either a mortgage or a land contract. If the buyer fails to make payments the loan terms require, each of these financing tools allows the lender to retake the home. The steps involved depend on whether it is a mortgage or land contract.
Do you live in public housing? If so, you need to understand the rights and responsibilities that go along with it. This article will discuss what you should do if you get a notice about your public housing.