Can I file chapter 13 and include the house in the bankruptcy so I don’t lose my home? 4 Answers as of October 10, 2017

In the beginning of moving to the house, I was renting it for $550 a month. The landlords then approached me with an opportunity to purchase the home for $675 a month for 60 months. I have been paying on my home for over a year now.

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GARCIA & GONZALES, P.C.
GARCIA & GONZALES, P.C. | Richard N. Gonzales
Not enough information here to answer your question. You should consider meeting with a lawyer face to face.
Answer Applies to: Colorado
Replied: 10/10/2017
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
Yes, you can do that if you can afford it. See a lawyer. Ch13 is no place for an in pro per debtor.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/6/2017
Ronald K. Nims LLC | Ronald K. Nims
I'm assuming that you have a written contract for with the owner and that you've checked whether the owner actually owns the property. As long as both of those are OK, yes Chapter 13 will let you keep the house and make the payments.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Replied: 10/6/2017
Stephens Gourley & Bywater | David A. Stephens
Yes, you can as long as you keep the payments current.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 10/6/2017
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