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Postby stra8up3 » Sun Feb 10, 2008 6:40 am


I own a house but have no income what so ever. I have the house up for sale but as house's are not selling. I was wondering if there is a way that I can borrow money against it until it does sell. If so where can I find out about it? thank you
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Postby roger196 » Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:26 pm

If you have no income, have you considered claiming jobseekers allowance. Any house will sell provided the price is low enough. A property auction will produce a rapid sale, but often at a considerable discount to market value.
A visit to your local citizens advice bureau is recommended.
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Postby stra8up3 » Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:40 am

I don't know what that is. The house is paid for and there is no loan against it yet. The property taxes are 3 years behind. This is the reason for having to sell the house. I live in southern California and real estate is really bad at this time. I am desperately trying to avoid having to sell for less then what it is worth as that is all that I have. I'm not sure if it is true, but I heard that if the house is up for sale that I would not be able to borrow against it for a year. What I was hoping to do was to borrow just enough money to pay the taxes before I lose the house all together then pay back the loan when the house sold. I will try and locate my "local citizens advice bureau" online right now.

thank you for your time and interest
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Postby DrWho » Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:08 am

Can you rent it out for a while? You will probably loose out a lot on selling now because of the current situation, whereas rental prices aren't much different to a while ago!
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