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FDIC Launches Foreclosure Prevention Initiative: Website and Library Tools October 23, 2009

The library has a number of books that addresses your questions and concerns regarding foreclosure.  The following print resources are available for you to check out:



Fight foreclosure! : how to cope with a mortgage you can’t pay, negotiate with your bank, and save your home / David Petrovich. (332.722 P)  c2008 

Fight Foreclosure! offers a practical, step-by-step system for taking action to prevent foreclosure on your home before it?s too late. If you?re having trouble keeping up with your payments, the worst thing you can do is nothing. This book explores all your options, weighs the pros and cons of each, and explains the pre-foreclosure process in detail. Plus, it points out the too-good-to-be-true credit repair offers you should avoid and gives you real, practical alternatives that help you help yourself before it?s too late.






Mortgage Wars is a consumer guide to fighting foreclosure. / Iris Martin. (332.722 M).    c2009 

Mortgage Wars is a consumer guide to fighting foreclosure. In very clear and readable language the author explains in detail how we got into the current economic crisis. With this understanding the reader can better understand where they fit in the overall picture.


The foreclosure workbook : the homeowner’s guide to understanding foreclosure and saving your home / Carla Douglin (332.72 D). c2008. In this revolutionary system that provides an unprecedented approach to foreclosure avoidance, protection, and survival, Doughlin presents a proven step-by-step process that guides the homeowner in distress through the hurdles of foreclosure.



American foreclosure : everything u need to know about preventing & buying / Trevor Rhodes (332.72 R). c2008  


Whether you rent, own, invest in, or manage real estate, Trevor Rhodes has the answers you need. From buying a home to finding prime investments, and from navigating the newest landlord laws to managing your rights as a tenant, AmerUSA has the experience and expertise to provide the most pertinent and vital information for every part of the real estate market.


Also, the FDIC has produced a free tool kit of information that will help homeowners and the banking industry avoid unnecessary foreclosures and stop scams that promise false hope to consumers at risk of losing their homes. The tool kit includes a new FDIC brochure entitled “Is Foreclosure Knocking at Your Door?” that encourages consumers facing difficulties to contact their mortgage servicer and apply for a loan modification. Find the tool kit and other resources at:


One Response to “FDIC Launches Foreclosure Prevention Initiative: Website and Library Tools”

  1. foreclosurer Says:

    Some very interesting and insightful thoughts. I like this.^_^ because I have a blog about foreclosure and bankruptcy too.

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